You know how it is ...
...when you are in an unfamiliar place with unfamiliar resources ....
Well, Day 3 of Making Do went really well.
|Makeshift Cutting Table|
1) pop the button, and 2) add more water! DUH
My makeshift ironing station consisted of a clean dish towel laid over a dish drying mat on the granite counter top. (Yes, there is an ironing board, but I wanted something I could run to quickly without disrupting public space.) It actually worked so well I'm thinking about getting a mat to carry with my travel supplies.
Aside from needing to fill a new bobbin, the Featherweight, now named E.G. (or Egie) for my mother, behaved beautifully. It wasn't Egie's fault; I forgot to loosen the knob on the wheel. Again, muscle memory kicked in -- after all, this is the machine I learned to sew on -- and a new bobbin was filled ... with thread I bummed from DIL's stash because I didn't want to unthread the machine after my misadventures threading it in the first place...
The result to this point:
|Temporary Star Gazing on the makeshift design table|
So Egie has been packed for the trip home.
|E.G./Egie on the makeshift sewing table|
Isn't she gorgeous?
Since we're heading home early this morning, I'll be linking up with Patchwork Times for Design Wall Monday when I get home. I want to show what will be sharing time with Star Gazing this week. This is Summer Heat as of last week.
With no social obligations this week I should be able to:
- Finish Summer Heat (flimsy) and maybe pull together a back for it.
- Catch up on February's OMG by adding the borders to Smith Mountain Morning.
- Do something with March RSC color - purple. Probably some string blocks.
ADDEMDUM: Left the Star Gazing blocks and the fabric for the two borders by the door. Arrgh!
Have a great week