Monday, December 10, 2012

Work Wear 2: Dressier Edition

Well, last weekend I was chaperoning a school trip; this past weekend the laundry was piled high and our water heater fried itself (on Saturday, of course).  We were able to get it fixed over the weekend ($$$) but that meant that no laundry got done.

So that means I was pretty well left with just dressy stuff to wear today.  So I revisited the SWAP 2006 wardrobe...dug out the tripod and played around just trying to get a photo in which I actually appeared more or less vertical. This is not a great photo...but it's the best of the lot that I did in a hurry.  Hopefully, now that My Sweet Baboo has actually explained the intricacies of the tripod, I'll do better and quicker next time.

So, the workwear today was Vogue8043 Today's Fit jacket, in a tweed that I loved when I bought it, loved when I sewed it and still love when I wear it,  black double knit modified Loes Hinse Gored Skirt and a Textile Studio Monaco Shell, made over 9 years ago from a used-to-be-textured slinky knit.  The texture is gone but the color is still fab...

I got asked today why I dressed up; well, I was tired of blue jeans; besides...as I said, this is what was clean...

BTW, after reading a blog post and comments about those captcha verifications, I have turned mine off.  So far, I've just gotten one spam comment per day since I did; I think that's bearable if it means more folks will be able to comment.  If I get slammed w/spam, I may have to go back, but with comment moderation turned on I think I can manage one or two a day.

5 comments:

  1. Very nice outfit. A very nice change from jeans, too. Sorry about the water heater though.

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  2. Just stumbled on your blog hitting the "next blog" button :) It's great that you made the whole outfit yourself-- the jacket looks very professional. I used to sew a little, but you've inspired me to work on it more over Christmas break!

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  3. Well you look lovely in your outfit but it sounds bad about the water heater and washing piles up very quickly . It sounds like you are very busy at the moment.

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  4. PS - I have been looking at some old posts on some other sewing sites and they get ALOT of spam - so far I have been quite lucky and only had a few spam comments but it is annoying and seems to be advertising totally dodgy stuff.

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  5. You look great in this, Lisa. You should keep it in your rotation even after you catch up on the laundry!

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