December 2, 2018

86 #Decemberbdaysew...

...they saved the best for last - December! There is ALWAYS so very much going on in December:
  • my Mother's birthday (Gift mailed on Tuesday - determined to be on time this year)
  • the end of the semester
  • (TaDa) my birthday!
  • Winter Solstice 
  • Christmas, and
  • New Years Eve
can I cram anything else into this very busy month? - why of course I can!  I've teamed up with Denise Thompson of Sewlimitless.com & @sewlimitless on Instagram
 to doing some selfish birthday sewing (Denise's birthday 12/16 and mine on 12/18).  We'll be posting using #Decemberbdaysew so please check us out during the course of the month.
 
Today I'm posting New Look 6415, View D sweater that I started in November.




 I had originally intended on making View B - but in my haste cut View D instead. NOTE TO SELF:  Slow Down!  I discovered my mishap while looking at the top on the dressform - the point should have been on the side, not in the middle - I DON'T LIKE POINTS IN THE CENTER!!! - Oh well, I cut those points off and the rest is history shall we say.  I needed something red in my closet.  I sized up  because I thought this fabric lent itself to being a bit oversized.
What does sewing look like for you this month???
I sized up  because I thought this fabric lent itself to being a bit oversized.

4 comments:

  1. I'm pretty sure I comment that your birthday is the same day as my second son Patrick's! It's a great day for sure. I also have my daughter in law's birthday and my oldest daughter's birthday in December.

    I made some Christmas napkins for old friends of mine (8 for each), and I'm going to make a set for my youngest daughter, who is hosting her friends' potluck Christmas party in 2 weeks.

    And I really like your sweater, and understand your disappointment at not having the point in the right place. It's still pretty!

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    1. December is one big party for you with all those birthdays in the family Marjie. And you are doing some unselfish sewing for friends that I know will be greatly appreciated. Have a wonderful December my friend!

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  2. Okay, I have a sister named Denise whose birthday is Dec. 16th as well!! I look forward to seeing what you and Denise come up with for the month. I really like your top! The color is so pretty! I plan on finishing my jacket for December, and the rest is in the wind, lol!

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  3. Ok I’m getting behind again on blog reading...got to put it back in my planner! My eldest son’s birthday is Dec 9th. It is a great month! Love your sweater without the point too! This fabric is so gorgeous, it doesn’t matter! Love it!

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