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What Are You Working On Now?   General Discussion

Started 11/19/17 by MarciainMD; 506537 views.
5dogmom (CRISR5)

From: 5dogmom (CRISR5)

4/11/20

Your tiny houses are adorable!

Cris in MT

 

Trying to focus on anything seems a bit hard lately. Today I forced myself to copy and make a few adjustments to a pants pattern I was very excited to try a couple of months ago. It is one that I got a great blue linen fabric for at SAS during the retreat. So now I am gonna make a trial pair in some other fabric to see if it needs more adjustments before I cut into the nice linen fabric. I hope to get the first pair sewn up this coming week. Once they are done I hope to be more excited to cut into the linen and hopefully will have enough fabric for a top as well, not that I will wear the pants and top together but who knows.

Mishii

From: Mishii

4/11/20

I'm playing with my serger.  I forgot how fun they are.

I don't really know how to use it, but my tension is great right now so I'm running with it.  I'm doing a QAYG and it is super duper fast with a serger.

I have to figure out how to put the rows together, but that will come later.

Suze (casuzenn)

From: Suze (casuzenn)

4/11/20

QAYG...you put the rows together the same as you put the blocks into the rows...just longer strips of fabric...

bornblesse2

From: bornblesse2

4/12/20

Mishii, glad your are taking a break from day to day things!

i finally sewed a few pping blocks for a quilt class that I was doing before all this.  I really should play at laying out the blocks, but I just don’t have the mojo to do it.

but, happy easter every one!  I am just now deciding a food menu.  I have a few eggs on to boil.  Guess I will go take a shower.

LABFIEND

From: LABFIEND

4/12/20

I was making masks this morning and thought-gee, maybe I better cook something for Easter!!  LOL, so I got a half ham out of the freezer to thaw and am making bread.

Now, back to masks!!

Mishii

From: Mishii

4/12/20

LABFIEND said:

Now, back to masks!!

I'm back to masks.  New use for the serger.....the ties!

I needed black ties and didn't have a black tshirt handy.  Just cut 1" strips and serged them up.  Woohoo!

Why don't I use this thing more?

bornblesse2

From: bornblesse2

4/12/20

That sounds right!  Hubby came in from outside and asked what I was doing. I  Said that organized food for later and showered, and was cutting out masks.  Then in replying to me TWICE he referred to a BIG meal....I had to set him straight and say, nope, just a meal!  Don’t be expecting all day cooking!

lol,,,a small ham, I boiled some eggs to make deviled eggs, making a Box mix of lemon bars. Oh, and potatoes, maybe scalloped, maybe not!  That’s it....no big meal!

Suze (casuzenn)

From: Suze (casuzenn)

4/12/20

I have a lamb roast - that will go on in a couple hours...made eggs for deviled eggs, a small portion of mint gelatine (we love the taste of mint with lamb but don't eat jarred mint jelly anymore...) I am making a tangerine cake and maybe an apple gallete... lamb will be served with roast potatoes and we need to eat up the asparagus...should have PLENTY of leftovers for the next few days!

I LOVE my serger and use it for lots of stuff.  I have TWO Babylock sergers -- Evolve and Enlighten.  LOVE! 

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