This Week

Weekly wrap-up:

I’ve been working on orders as well as items for the upcoming photo shoots–still SO excited!!

Husband has been out of town, which allows me to stock up on junk food get a lot more sewing done, since I am able to sew into the evening hours–I don’t really cook when it’s just me.

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While I work, I’ve been listening to “The Tudors: The Complete Story of England’s Most Notorious Dynasty” by G.J. Meyer, and I have to say–I’m loving it!  I love history, and have always loved reading about any of the Tudors, but sometimes the books can be, let’s just say, a wee bit dry.  Not the case here–it’s so interesting, and I’m even learning things I’ve not encountered in other books!  Really worth it, if you’re a history nerd like me.

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Have a fabulous weekend!

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This Week

It’s raining and dreary and I’ve gotten my errands done for the day. 

Sewing a new bustle on my 1946 machine

Sewing a new bustle on my 1946 machine

A mug of coffee (or two), a quick post, and then it’s off to the studio to get to work!

Some of the fabrics I've been playing with

Some of the fabrics I’ve been playing with

I’ve cut a lot out this week, and sewn up a few things.

A soft little floral number--totally not the normal style of print I use, but something about it called out to me at the Fabric Store the other day!

A soft little floral number–totally not the normal style of print I use, but something about it called out to me at the Fabric Store the other day!

I should have photographed more….but…..I’m lazy, and it’s raining!

A bustle, about to get some grommets

A bustle, about to get some grommets

I guess that means a photo-shoot with my dress form this weekend.

We got a little portable record player last weekend, and I've been loving it!

We got a little portable record player last weekend, and I’ve been loving it!

As mentioned, I ran some errands today (which, sadly, is a Big Thing, as I rarely leave the house these days–unless it’s to the Post or the Fabric Store).  I snuck in a trip to the thrift store–which is one of my favorite places.

This gigantic wall hanging came home with me today--it's a batik image on fabric that has been mounted and framed.  I'd been admiring it for awhile, and bought it spur-of-the-moment today.  I love it!

This gigantic wall hanging came home with me today–it’s a batik image on fabric that has been mounted and framed. I’d been admiring it for awhile, and bought it spur-of-the-moment today. I love it!

I snagged some great stuff–tons of records, patterns, pictures….

The garden is in full swing, and I planted a few new things this past weekend–and they’re already popping up!

We’ll be canning this weekend–the first time for Hubby, so should be a good time! 

Hope you have a beautiful weekend–what are your plans?