Busy (Nervous) Bee

With vacation only two weeks away, I am flipping my lid! In an effort to slow myself down I have been very busy project wise.

I finished my nightmare swim suit (no, you aren’t getting me to model it)

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It was really hard for me, I don’t take direction well when creating garments, not to mention portions of the instructions for this were cryptic, even to friends who follow their pattern directions to a tee. It is a little small in the middle, I was not anticipating such a stretchy fabric giving so little, but that is because I have always owned cheap, partially lined suits up til now. I can put it on but it is sort of corset like without the flattering part. lol I am on a diet and rigorous exercise schedule, so I am hoping to shave off that half size in time.

If not, I have a back up, or I can just leave my new cover up on. (See below)

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I am pretty proud of myself on this one, not only did I make it, I also gave it the dye job. It is modified from the same pattern envelope as the swim suit.

I am also about to finish up this jewelry roll below, so I am not worried about lost earrings and tangled necklaces. It just needs its ribbons, batting, and to be quilted.

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Stay tuned for the other half of my projects and the finished jewelry roll, it is time to leave for church.

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