Phylly and I had a BLAST this weekend. We always do when we are together. She knows I'm crazy, but she likes me anyway. She says we are "sisters", not just "friends". Yes! I love that idea. I told her it was a good thing we weren't neighbors because neighbors never like me for very long. I guess too much of me is a bad thing. Glad Jerry doesn't think so--or maybe he does, but doesn't want to give up my braininess. (For those that missed that blog post: When Jerry was asked by a friend of ours WHAT attracted him to me, Jerry answered, "Her brain.") Is it any wonder I have such a complex about my body?!
Phylly had to leave at 1:30, but before she left we got a video made of me doing a final fitting of her muslin. Here is the link if you would like to see it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fA7bnFCjvro
And here is a picture of Phylly in her dress with all the straight pins in it. She will cut this dress apart and use the pieces for her pattern. She is going to make the dress out of red linen. I will post pics as soon as she sends them to me, but don't hold your breath. Phylly doesn't have the time to sew that I do, so it may be awhile.
You will recall that this fabric is NOT a dress print. It has beautiful colors, but it has a wide border on each side. Phylly purchased it years ago to do some quilty thing with, but never used it for that. So now, it is her "muslin" for this pretty Vogue pattern. Yesterday's post has the number.
I just LOVE that pinky/red on her!
If you watched the video, you noticed me in my new Sure-Fit Designs (SFD) blouse from last week. I noticed in the video that I still had too much fullness in the back at the hip, so I have taken it in in the back since Phylly left. I think it looks much better now. Now, for some crazy reason, I am working with another commercial pattern trying to make a jacket. Glenda is just going to have to come to my house like Phylly does so I can figure out how to turn SFD into ALL styles.
Here is a pic of me taken just a few minutes ago:
I better get back to my jacket. I showed the pattern for it yesterday. I will post pics if it turns out. I am using some of that decorator fabric I purchased a few months ago. I may look like a curtain walking around. Just call me "Scarlett"!
Actually, I better get down to cooking some supper. It is already 5:10 PM. WHERE does the day go???