|Both us wearing me-mades, too!|
|I love getting sewing-related presents, especially when there are bonuses! |
Thank you, Leah!
|Isn't that dinosaur patch the best thing ever? I need to figure out what would be worthy of such an adornment. I also adore the sailor outfit and the pussy bow dress! Thank you so much, Meg!|
|Walnut also likes it when I get packages, as it means new playthings for him.|
|Walnut, that box isn't big enough for you to climb into.|
And just in case I wasn't inundated enough with blog/real life intersections, yesterday night I had the chance to meet up with several other Bay Area sewing bloggers at a meetup hosted by Cañada College's Fashion Deparment. I was too starstruck to take pictures of all the fantastic hats and garments on display, but go check out Shams of Communing With Fabric's recap. I was kicking myself that I didn't have enough cash on hand to purchase Lynda Maynard's book from her directly so she could sign it, too, but such is
|You can't see it here, but she was wearing this gorgeous, vibrant red skirt.|
Many thanks to Amy of Sew Well for letting me know about this event! She is just as thoughtful and sweet IRL as she is on her blog. If anything, I find her more inspiring than some of the more experienced professional seamstresses who were there, since she's been sewing for about as long as I have, but has a much more balanced sewing portfolio to show for it. Hmmm, I guess I should get back to cake-sewing. Prom dresses and whales don't quite fall into that category!