It was absolutely gorgeous this afternoon: in the 70's, sunny, and only a slight breeze. It was perfect sewing-on-the-porch weather, and you can bet that is what I did.
That's right. I ate cherries, drank lemonade, and worked on a dress. Who says this isn't heaven?
I did my hair up all vintage-esque today, wore my vintage heels, and threw on my gingham dress. Wonderfully 40's!
Trust me when I say that water is freezing. It'll be July before it's swimmable, late June if we're lucky.
Yesterday I went to the university I'll be attending in the fall. We went for some orientation & registering for classes, which was very informative. I'll be taking a lecture class (and introduction to design) and a beginning construction class, which I'm excited for, but I'll also have to muddle through for a few weeks. We will be constructing around 6 pieces, I think, for the first semester (I can't remember the exact number) which will be exciting. I am nervous, I must admit! It was bizarre, because I've always been a little unique in my interest in fashion and obsession with sewing, but going there--I was exactly the same as everyone else. It was a wake-up call to how competitive the business is, a bit of a reminder that there are thousands of other girls who want the same job as I do.
I'm excited, regardless. I'm also taking American Government, Fundamentals of Speech, English Composition, and a slightly bogus PE class that I haven't decided on yet. I might try to fit Archery in, but if not, it'll be "Walking/Jogging."
It's nice to have the summer ahead to get ready. I have an extra long summer break because I'm not starting until after Labor Day, although by then I'm sure I'll be rearing to get to school!
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Friday, May 21, 2010
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Finally. That's right, I have finally finished editing the tattered skirt tutorial. It's been 5 months, I know. I hope it's worth the wait!
The skirt is also for sale HERE.
Questions? Comments? Tips? Thoughts? You know I'd love to hear.