Quiet Week

I’ve been taking it easy, sewing for myself and re-grouping.

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I decided to put all the custom orders back up, so if you’ve been waiting, now’s the time.

I planted some sweet oat grass for Lizzie.  When it got long enough for her to chomp on, I brought it onto “her” sun-porch and she promptly climbed into it, effectively smooshing and killing all the grass in the middle of the pot. :/

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I worked in the yard and found the new crop of Devil’s Horse grasshopper babies masquerading as a toupee. (I have NO idea if that’s the right name–it’s just what my family has always called them)

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Also, the first of the cherry tomatoes ripened (and were promptly eaten after this picture).

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I did whip up a few new items for the shop.  A pinstriped tunic top:

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And a Mardi Gras peplum skirt (so out of season, but it was in the stack of things to sew):

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Oh!  And I got my new ironing board cover (I treat myself to a new one every year)!

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(this is from the etsy shop Compelled To Craft, and I highly recommend shopping with them–this is my third from them, and I have loved each one.  Great quality, great prints.  https://www.etsy.com/shop/compelledtocraft)

As a few orders have already rolled in today, I’ll be back to normal production work next week!  I don’t know if my self-imposed vacation was long enough…..but it sure was getting awfully quiet in the shop. 😉

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