Archive | October, 2009

Hatter’s Up!

October 29, 2009

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The Phillies won Game One of the Series last night so it’s a celebrating in our house for sure.  In the midst of the celebrating I’ve been stitching my fingers to the bone on this Hatter costume.  And now, tonight is the night.  Night 1 of the various local taverns Best Costume contests.  It’s a […]

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Hatter Costume Underway, Glynda On Hold

October 27, 2009

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OK.  DD doesn’t need Glynda till Saturday so she’s on hold.  DS needs the Hatter for Thursday night, Friday night and Saturday night!  Both Thursday and Friday are cash prize nights for winners of the Best Costume Contest so we’re crossing our fingers, toes and any other appendages we can cross.  It’s just as well […]

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Glynda’s Well Underway…

October 24, 2009

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Glynda’s blouse needs only to be hemmed.  The skirt needs its waistband on and then hemmed.  I plan to do the waistband tonight yet.  I think the hemming will be done tomorrow.  Narrow rolled hems on the serger for the overskirt.  I’ll hand hem the satin.  I need to applique some stars on the overskirt….maybe […]

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Glynda the Good Witch In Progress

October 22, 2009

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Watch for updates now…they should come in hot and heavy this weekend.  Glynda’s work has begun.  I hope to finish her totally this weekend.  Actually, I need to finish her this weekend.  The Depp Mad Hatter costume needs to get underway.    Using Simplicity’s licensed Wizard of Oz pattern 2546 for Glynda in a short […]

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Yay for Salvo!

October 19, 2009

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Well, with Halloween just around the corner, we hit the local Salvo today to put together bits for my son’s costume.  He wants to be the Mad Hatter…sort of ala Johnny Depp.  My little sewing machine will be costume sewing this year!!  Glynda’s is well underway.  Cut, marked and awaiting the stitching.  I was a bit […]

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Snow? In Mid October? Did I Wake Up In Denver?

October 15, 2009

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As per my usual 0:dark thirty routine, I went out of the house this morning to do my morning chauferring.  It was cold.  It was DAMP.  It began to rain.  My bones ached.  I got hot chocolate from Dunkin while I was out.  Tra-la-la, home I came and had an Advil chaser for the arthritis.  […]

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Long Time…No See! Let’s Catch Up With Tea

October 14, 2009

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Ahhhh….we’re almost to Halloween and the Autumn is flying by for me.  I’ve not written in weeks and weeks.  I can’t even blame school.  I’ve been pursuing loads of other things to keep me busy and I’ve just not taken time to write.  Doesn’t seem like stuff anybody would be interested in really.  First things […]

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