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Life without the internet

I’m back!

We have successfully moved to our temporary housing, and are set to close on a house in about a month if all goes well!

After a week of no internet, and a week before that of crazy packing and moving, we once again have high speed!

Must get back to sewing!

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Me Made June~!

‘I, Amy Jo of http://www.BlueHippoArts.com, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-June ’11. I endeavour to wear something I’ve made or refashioned each day for the duration of June 2011’

Ok, I failed miserably at Me Made March. So I’m going to give it another go, this will certainly be challenging since I will likely be moving at least once in June, and hopefully twice! (Yes TWICE! Crossing our fingers on a house that we are IN LOVE with!) But this time around I have two pants options that I have refashioned (using the term loosely) so that should make it eaiser!

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EXCITED!

I’ve just traced off the main pieces of a Burda pants pattern!

Go me!!!

So far so good. The hardest part is wrangling yards of fabric, giant carbon paper, and a giant piece of paper with the 4 different patterns all overlapping on it. I think I’m getting the hang of that though.

I’m making a lovely orange muslin of wide leg trouser pants. Pictures & progress will hopefully follow!

Sewing Mojo

Why is it that it’s never around when you need it?

I have a boat load of sewing to get done between now and tomorrow evening at 6. Have I sewn anything at all since I got done with school on Saturday evening? Nope!

I organized my sewing area though! That’s something.

Since I haven’t accomplished much, I thought I’d show you what I’m working on. In the off chance any of the recipients are reading this, I’ll have to be vague. 🙂
Present One:
Christmas present in the making

Present two:

Christmas present in the making

inside present two:

Christmas present in the making

Christmas present in the making

Present three:

Christmas present in the making

There are more presents that need to be made. But they either aren’t photographed or can’t be put online just yet.

Here’s hoping my mojo returns!

Happy Holidays!