Hink for Ladies by MaeT











{June 4, 2009}   Still alive, but not sewing

Hello.  Yeah, I’m alive, but just haven’t been sewing.  I did not finish my HP dress, because I tried it on the night before I was leaving for the convention and it’s about 2 sizes too big.  Bah!  I got very frustrated and put it down and haven’t touched it since.  At least it’s too big and not too small, so it should be easy to fix.

Also, a winner has been decided in the Chicago Flag skirt:

chicago flag skirt 2

Design number 2 won with an 8-3 vote.  Thank you to all who participated, and thanks for choosing this design!  The more I thought about it, the more I liked this one, so I’m glad it won!  Hopefully at some point in July I can begin to work on it.

I have a project for a gift that I really need to complete by June 20th, but I’m not sure it’ll get done.  My husband and I are moving on the 27th (still in Chicago, just a different neighborhood).  Our whole lives have become packing.  My house is a disaster and we have 2 random people staying with us this weekend for a wedding we’re going to on Saturday.  Should be interesting…I gotta try to move the boxes around to make room for walking and an air mattress tonight!

Hope you are all well.  Happy sewing!



{May 14, 2009}   Grosgrain giveaways…

Grosgrain is one of the sewing blogs that I like to look at from time to time.  She does a lot of give aways, usually of children’s clothing.  It’s all WAY too cute for words and amazingly well crafted.

On occasion she also gives away adult sized clothing.  Unfortunatly, they are still too small for me 😦  I love her style and the clothing she makes, but I figure there’s no sense entering the contests when she’s probably half my size!

However…there is a contest going on now for a too cute for words sundress that will be custom fit to the winner!!!  I’m in!  To check it out, click here!  This is also my entry into the contest.  Keep your fingers crossed at I win.  This dress is totally my style, and I’m always wishing I had a cute little sundress to throw on during the warm summer months!

There is also a give away for a fantastic necklace and a very beautiful cocktail ring.  I’m also entering for those, though if I win any of these, I REALLY hope it’s the dress!

I highly recomend checking out Grosgrain’s blog sometime and seeing her creations.  They are truly inspiring!



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