My Quarter Life Crisis and Prepping for a Workshop

Howdy.


(Before I write anymore did you enter my giveaway? Cause if you haven't, you're just silly. $25 gift certificate to Burnley and Trowbridge! WOO!)

Anyways, for an update. Yesterday was spent ironing pleating and sewing down a petticoat that was in this weird bastardization stage? I had it half done for a while, trying to do something with it, but it didn't work out and now it's actually a socially acceptable petticoat, minus the hem. I really need to finish that hem. It's just a plain cream petticoat, and I'm wearing it as an under petticoat for the stay making workshop I'm attending this weekend in Williamsburg.

I am so excited. I get a new pair of stays!

I don't really like sewing stays though.

But I will have new stays! Huzzah!

But I really get bored sewing stays.

But my left arm wont go numb anymore! Huzzah Huzzah!

Seriously though...boning stays is a pain in my bum.

But I'll have new stays!

Be prepared for a lot of whining and procrastination.

It'll be worth it in the end though. That's what I keep telling myself. After having that kind of conversation in my head when I think about the work that will go into making myself a new pair of stays.

Also, in non sewing news. I have a confession.

I am having a quarter life crisis. And it has manifested into owning a new pet.

Her name is Tilly, and she looks at me like I'm crazy. Probably because I am, slightly.


Dirty Mouth

Her official portrait

Staring me down

Showing off her wings

Tilly will probably become a regular feature on this blog, just because she's pretty and is little miss sassy-pants.

Tomorrow I leave for Williamsburg until Tuesday. I will be updating a little bit (giveaway winner, etc). And hopefully next week I'll have some awesome posts for you to check out and a recap of my short stay in Williamsburg.

With that in mind, I'm going to go and try and do something productive....

<3 <3

Comments

  1. Tilly is adorable! Have fun at the stays workshop! I find that the most distasteful parts of sewing are so much more fun when there are other people there. Maybe misery just loves company, but when I have to cut my fabric (blecth) I like having sewing dates with a friend :)

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  2. She's lovely! Oh, those eyes... What's the first thing you'll teach her to say (if she's that kind of bird)?

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  3. The stay workshop in Williamsburg, total win! Looking forward to the photos, and seeing the new stays. Tilly is beautiful, my african ring neck (Charlie) is a meanie. Is Tilly able to talk?

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  4. Yey for new stays!
    (And I know about whining and procrastination, I started my new pair in September and now I finally got the maock up fitted so I can start on the actual stays. And already I've started to stall it. What boning pattern in the front should I use? what colour on the hand sewn eyelets...)

    And yey for the new pet. She is adorable :)

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  5. New stays and a new feather baby. What could be better? She is soooo cute! Definitely all green cheek. She has that fiery look in her eyes.

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