• Dig Dig for Victory

    Back to School

    Spring break flew by me at break neck speed. Now I’m staring down another Monday. It was a productive and peaceful week. I ambitiously wanted to get many more sewing projects finished, but I was stricken with seasonal allergies the later part of the week. Apparently it’s not spring break unless I’m coughing my lungs up. I did finish two dirndl skirts and have one more on the ironing board that needs a waist band. I also did the preliminaries on my Simplicity 8882 dress, I’m hoping to get started on that soon. Other Highlights: I’m fairly certain that Wallis Simpson is currently laying the eggs in the coop. Margaret…

  • Dig Dig for Victory,  Mirandomness

    Twofer: Spring Break Days One and Two

    Spring break is blowing by really fast. Yesterday the sewbatical hit a brief hitch. I was in the middle of making a skirt and I noticed something. I found not one, but two holes in the middle of my skirt panel. It never occurred to me to check brand new fabric that had only ever been washed for holes, but there you go. The whole thing kind of put the breaks on my creative flow, until stroke of genius made me look on the Joann Fabrics website. They had the fabric in stock at my local store and it was on sale. So when the Fella got home with the…

  • Geekery,  Mirandomness

    Give me a Break: Spring Break Day One

    The Fella and I spent the weekend, besides a prolonged Captain Marvel break, cleaning up the Modage. We know if the house isn’t clean, I will not be able to do anything “for me” until it is. Even with that precaution, I usually lose the first day of any prolonged break, resetting my sewing room to optimize productivity. I also use it to nap, because I am recovering from the week before break; which all teachers know is the longest week of the whole year. It’s like the movie Groundhog Day except every day is Monday, until it’s not. I also spent the day making organizing my projects, planning what…