Thursday, January 15, 2009

brrr.


Super duper cold today...worse tonight/tomorrow morning. I really feel for my friends up north, because I've been a downright baby about it!

Tomorrow would be a perfect day to stay home in my flannel pj's and fluffy pink slippers...drinking some steaming hot cocoa, curled up with a stack of BWOF's.... You know, if it wasn't for that pesky job thing.

If I wasn't rifling through my out of control stash of BWOF, I could be petting my new pattern haul. Speaking of which, I really love Simplicity 2758


I actually picked it up because I thought, WOW, love these skirts. And while I only have 3 skirts in my closet currently (I did a massive purge after Christmas! It was so liberating!!) it is a bit cold to be thinking about making some. I can't help myself though.

Anywho, what I didn't realize until I had the pattern in hand, was that it includes this really fabulous blouse pattern too! AND the top is in B-C-D cup sizing! Woot!



This might be my next project. Although you know I retain the right of changing my mind about a dozen times first. (But I'm really leaning toward that C skirt view. LOVE it.)

Gotta hit the hay now, but before I go, I wanted to let you all know I have caved to peer pressure and joined the masses on here:


I have NO idea what I'm doing, but so far I've talked to one girl I went to HS with, and one of my very best friends from my early 20's IM'd me through FB, completely making my night! Very cool. (Um, I could use some more friends though. I look kinda pathetic. Hint Hint. I think this is my profile link here.)

6 comments:

  1. Brr is right!!! It is 8 degrees here. Cute skirt patterns, I like the C one too and the B top, love the ruffles on the sleeves.

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  2. It seems the tables have turned!!!! hee hee. It's 52 degrees here. The roads are ice-skating rinks and this is the 3rd day in a row of school that has been cancelled. Hello 6-day weekend.

    Love the skirts in that oattern envelope.

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  3. Oh My God! This cold weather is killing me! This morning it was -17 in Chicago. We've been pounded with several snow storms and freezing temps. Spring hurry! lol

    I have that same pattern. I want to make the blouse.

    Happy Sewing!

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  4. I haven't caved in to join facebook yet, but I'm thinking about it. Yesterday it was 86 when I got home from school. I was thinking about you freezing your butt off and sending you warm thoughts. I'm backing to being a lowly sub again and wound up with the day off, but I'll have some hot chocolate in your name this morning, OK?

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  5. You will find your way around Facebook, it really is a lot fun once you get the hang of it. I've already sent you a friend request!
    That pattern is great, too! You can never go wrong with an A-line skirt (so says Stacey & Clinton on What Not to Wear)!

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  6. Look out for me on facebook - I've added you x

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