Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Moving Forward

Why does it always seem to take longer to finish a project than anticipated, or is it just me? I finished my for hire jobs late Monday night with no time for "me" sewing. (I did manage to embroider something while I was working on paid work, but more on that later) For all my due diligence I was rewarded with more business! It's simple projects (famous last words), so they shouldn't take up too much time. Today I have several projects in the works...just waiting for some new designs to be resent.  I won some new designs at a new place called Embroidery Auctions which is like Ebay for embroidery stuff.  It is run by the folks at Designs by Sick and is quite nice.  The first auction I won the designs came immediately after I paid...I don't know where the second set went, but it did not come to my address.  Hopefully the gal will hear my pleas and send them post haste! I have been itching to buy fabric and yesterday I succumbed to Fabric.com's offer of 30% off clearance .  I picked up some fabric to make Sara some maternity workout clothes and couldn't resist this gorgeous Amy Butler double sided quilted fabric that originally sold at Fabric.com for $24.99 ($36.99 elsewhere)  It was marked down to $12.49 with another 30% made it $8.74 a yard!!! It will be perfect for a baby quilt or diaper bag set or even a bag for me.  Given it is definitely girly fabric, I picked up an equally darling double sided quilt fabric with a jungle theme (in case I am sewing for a boy!) It has lions, tigers and leopards peeking out of this lush jungle and the reverse is a small tasteful leopard print.  That ended up being $7.69 a yard after discounts. I heart Fabric.com!!! Off I go to the sewing studio...more later...

1 comment:

Donna said...

Isn't it fun sewing for grandchildren? I wish I was shopping for fabric too! I just picked up some tapestry in spring colors to make a tote bag while Peggy is driving. See you later!