Thought I'd spend the whole day yesterday whaling away at the SWAP list BUT...
It's going to be in the 80's next week. Time to switch the fall/winter duds for the spring/summer wardrobe.
We're wearing coral in choir this month and next month. I have a top that was coral when I made it...um, several years ago. A laundry mishap resulted in all the color being bleached out of it. Well, most all the color. It was left a kind of buff yellow w/ orange topstitiching. Been meaning to give it a go through a Rit dye bath to see if I could, um, re-coral it; it's just been in a wad in a drawer in the sewing cave. So, yesterday the bug bit and I re-dyed it using a guesstimation combination of powder fuschia and liquid tangerine. It actually came out a nice dusky coral color...but the extended agitation caused a wear point in the center front (where the notches were for matching). It's not going to show from the choir platform, but I know it's there. I may add a bit of lace or beading or something to cover it...but not this week. ;-)
And I had already skipped two weeks on posting my weekly dig-into-original-language Bible study over on the other blog.
So, with one thing and another, it was about 2 PM before I even really got upstairs to start cutting.
I cut pants and one knit top; then found that the pattern that I intended to use for the camp shirt was not traced. Yeah, I know, TNT and all, but it's a loose fitting shirt from an indy designer I've used before, so I'm going to brave it. It was the pattern I wanted. So I traced it off, then I sewed up the knit top (Jalie 2682, in a rather beefy, super soft modal/lycra knit). Which completes the A 3-Pack, except for the handwork on the pants.
So...gonna cut some more today. And sew. And we'll see what happens.
As I posted on Stitcher's Guild, even if I don't meet the SWAP requirements by two weeks from today, I will at least have pushed myself to sew some basics that I've been needed really badly for a while now. And that's a good thing.
Besides, it's kinda fun to see if I can do it.
I dunno when I'll get pictures...but I'll post some when I get a chance.