Tuesday, April 14, 2009

What I'm working on!!!!

The Bald Man's blazer is being worked on this week!
I did the darts and front sides and I finished the pockets today. Below is a pick of the bottom welt pocket with flap. There are two of these on the bottom of the jacket. And here is the breast pocket....

They were not as hard to make as I thought they would be... I mean I can make a welt pocket and have a few times... but anytime I have to make one or any version of one I freak out... put it off... finally make it...
and think... 'hmmmm, that wasn't really hard'
Every time!!!! lol!!!!
I am taking my own sweet time with this blazer though. If I hurry with a project like this I know it will stress me out!
In crochet land I finished the most beautiful shell top that I've yet to wear!
And I'm crocheting a pair of socks!!!!!

I finished this one this morning!!! Now for the other one! Isn't it cute?


And an one going project that will likely take all year... a "Scrap-ghan" made from left overs!













Our friend the back yard raccoon has a friend and we think they have babies.... Even though
Raccoons are nocturnal apparently in urban areas they do come out and look for food during the day... especially when they have babies.
I used to have a pet raccoon so I enjoy seeing them in the back yard... I just hope my cat is smart enough to keep her distance!

I finished the braidsmaid dress I was working on for a client!!! I forgot to take a pic today before she picked it up... but I hope she sends me one from the wedding! It turned out very pretty!
And I'm working on a long sash and big bow for prom dress... small project but every little bit I earn helps keep me in fabric and yarn!!!
Wow.... I really want to make myself another dress or pair of yoga pants.... but I'll have to wait....
on with the blazer....

10 comments:

marysews said...

I saw the redbud tree before I saw the raccoon! Good job on the jacket.

Julia said...

Fantastic job on the jacket so far. Amazing. How much fun is it to see wildlife in your own back yard. We had a bunch of deer out back just running and playing last night. It was so much fun to watch. I'm going to need advice on how much to charge people when I sew for them. I'm getting ready to start a project that will earn me a little $$ and I don't know how to charge.

Carol said...

What a great looking jacket so far!

Faye Lewis said...

Your work on the jacket looks very professional. Especially the pockets.

Sheila said...

The pockets look great!

Sheila said...

The pockets look great!

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Cennetta said...

Great job on the pockets.

laura said...

The pockets look great! We once had a raccoon fight on our back deck and nearly called the police because it sounded like screaming teenagers. It turned out to be 2 males fighting over a female. Very vicious and scary!!

Rose said...

I bet the bald man's head is glowing after looking at his future jacket. You sew like the pro that you are! I like the sock,too. Racoons are cute but they got into hubbie's garden before he put in an electric fence. Ours come out and watch us which is a bit scarey! I put out scraps from the kitchen so it's my own fault!