Hmph. No fair... Yes, I am whining. No, I haven't outgrown it. With 2 weeks of school left, I think all the whining the kids are doing at this point starts to rub-off on us teachers! I know I need to adopt the 30 minute rule that Summerset uses, I'm just sooooo tired once the kids are in bed!
One bright spot in my week was Thursday after school, when I got my hair cut. It seems like each summer, as school is about to let out, the weather (stress) gets to me, and I need a change. Highlights + Heidi Klum cut = Great New Haircut! I'm so happy, it's so much easier to deal with, and I no longer have the option of being lazy and leaving the house in a ponytail!
Yes, I know. Nothing like Heidi Klum, but a huge improvement, none the less!
On the sewing side of life, DH's shirt still needs buttons (and buttonholes, too!).I did manage to get the red silk cut for the BWOF dress yesterday. Transfering all the markings for the pleats was today's task. There's about a million pleats between the sleeves, the shoulders, and the waist. Okay, not a million... but there's a lot!!! I *really* want to do a great job on the this dress, so I'm not rushing myself or forcing myself to work on it (if I'm not in the mood). I have plenty of time (wedding is the 21st) and it's just a "two-dotter", so I'm not worried. More importantly, the Red Wings played both last night and tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins for the Stanley Cup, so no tracing/cutting/sewing took place last night or tonight! Right now, the Wings are up 2 games to none in the series!!!Above are the sleeve and sleeve lining pieces. You can see all the pleats along the shoulder seam and hem, on both pieces (it's a bubble sleeve). Yick.
If you're squeamish, don't scroll down!!!Thanks for all your well wishes, DH is on the mend and expecting to have the stitches removed this week. 21 stitches in all, and it's actually 2 separate lacerations: 1 L-shaped cut on the back, and 1 straight cut that almost connects it and continues around to the palm side. (Michelle: This is for you...) DH says, "It's a sewing blog, and I have stitches to share!"