December 12, 2009


I finished my first pair of pants for the "MONTH OF PANTS SEW-A-LONG". I teetered back and forth when making these pants. In the middle of the construction process I was trying to decide whether to ditch the project or continue it through to the end. IT WAS THE FABRIC CHOICE, that made me teeter. It is a salt and pepper print on I don't know what kind of fabric. When I purchased it, I thought it would make a really nice matching jacket and pants. It was at such a reasonable price that I estimated the yardage to make the matching pair. I went ahead and made the pants because I had committed to the sew-a-long, but I don't think a jacket is going to materialize from this fabric. I think the pants are a good fit and I will be wearing them. I will be using this pattern again on my next pair.

In addition, I was nominated this Honest Scrap award by

Here are the rules:
1. Thank the person who gave the award and list their blog and link it.
2. Share "10 Honest Things" about yourself.
3. Present this award to 7 others whose blogs you find brilliant in content and/or design, or those who have encouraged you.
4. Tell those 7 people they've been awarded Honest Scrap and inform them of these guidelines in receiving the award.
My time blogging time has been sort of limited lately, so I really don't have time to nominate 7 other people. So, any one who reads here can just pick it up for themselves.

Here are 10 Honest Things about me...

1. I hate it when people tell be what I'd better do.

2. I also hate it when people waste my precious time.

3. I also hate it when people belittle my hobby, especially when they don't even have one.

4. I hate it when I procrastinate - but I often find myself doing it.

5. I hate that I can't seem to get organized.

6. I really like to watch television, especially while I'm sewing.

7. I really like old movies. I don't even mind if they are in black and white. Last night I watched "The Portrait of Dorian Gray", have you ever seen that one?

8. I think I've read more this year than any other time in my life.

9. I was not happy AT ALL when I found out that I had to work towards my Technical Studies Degree. During the last 22 months I have cursed, cried, moaned, groaned as well as come down with a skin disorder associated with all the stress I've been through; in short, I have been a big baby about it. My Mother encouraged me all the way, I have to apologize to her, because she was the one who had to listen to all my venting. PLEASE FORGIVE ME MOTHER!!! But now that it's all over, I am so proud of my self and glad that I did pursue it.

10. I like people and like spending time with them too; however I value my alone time just as much....


  1. Most of your likes and dislikes are similar to mine, but the last one is especially the same!
    Your pants look great!

  2. Your pants tunred out very well! Congratulations!

  3. Your pants look really nice. Like you, I love old movies, especially black/white movies and film noir. And, I also like the watch TV while I sew!

  4. These pants have turned out really well! I'm very impressed. It's way too hot to wear that many clothes here at the moment.

  5. Pants look nice. Congrats on the award!

  6. Love the pants - make more of the same in different fabric :)

    #9 - the most rewarding things are the hardest ones to achieve. Mom's are the best!
    #10 Ditto!

    You should come live down here if you like the heat because it sure is hot and humid down here. Stay warn!

  7. nice pants. They were woth the effort.

  8. Those are very flattering pants! Nice to have a reliable pattern for them.

  9. I'm glad I read your blog. I have signed up for the Month of Pants sew-a-long too, now. Can't wait to get going on my first pair for the month.

  10. Your pants tunred out very well! Congratulations!

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