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Confession and Announcement

2010 May 20
by elizabeth_admin

My post title sounds so grandiose, doesn’t it? 

Remember when I organized my sewing area and put up shelves in the bedroom closet for my fabric stash?  Well, since then my sewing area has gone to the dogs.  At least in regards to the fabric stash.  Each new arrival keeps getting added to my chair.  After the debauchery that was PR Weekend Philly, here is what my chair looks like now.

OMG!  And the confession part of this post is that I accidentally bought more yardage from FabricMart.  It was an accident.  Honest!

Now for the announcement…  I met Sara of Trench Sew Along fame at the PR Weekend and she mentioned that she’s renewed her interest in finishing her trench.  Then, coincidentally, Robin said she wants to make another trench coat.  And I’ve been itching to make another coat too.  So… 

We’re reviving the Trench Sew Along.  If anyone wants to join us, please feel free to do so.  Either leave me a comment here or there and I will start the process to add you to the blog. 

I’m finishing up my knit top and starting another pencil skirt tonight.  Wish me luck.

Happy sewing!

13 Responses leave one →
  1. May 20, 2010

    Hi Elizabeth, I’m still on the list from last time. Don’t know if you need to re-add me or not!

  2. May 20, 2010

    Chair? What chair … ???

  3. Patti permalink
    May 20, 2010

    LOL – only one chair? I have that pile in at least 3 places……

  4. May 21, 2010

    That is a serious amount of fabric to sew your way through. Are you sure you can call yourself a beginner any more?

  5. May 21, 2010

    I wish I could join the trench sew along but too afraid to go there. But I am working on a dress that looks like it might turn out ok. It’s those commentment issue again. But I am looking forward to learning from all of you as you work on the trench. These blogs are great!

  6. May 21, 2010

    Doesn’t everyone have a fabric chair? The only reason I cleaned mine recently was because the stack got topheavy and fell over onto the floor. I’ve even been known to throw a towel over my fabric chair to keep light and dust off it.

  7. May 21, 2010

    I haven’t managed to shelve my new fabrics either. Better get on that.

  8. May 21, 2010

    Hey my fabrics are still laying on top of the suitcase in the living room…you mean I have to move them! *LOL*

  9. Brenda permalink
    May 21, 2010

    Oh, I am so relieved I am not alone!!!! 😉 with my “chair”!

  10. May 21, 2010

    OMG, I have two fabric chairs!

  11. May 21, 2010

    My stash is in a closet (and a bit). Your fabric chair made me laugh!

    Where do you get the right fabric for trench coats from, and what needle do you use? Just curious!

  12. May 23, 2010

    Love that chair! (That IS what they’re for, isn’t it? Storing stash, I mean?)

  13. May 25, 2010

    I would love to join a coat sew-along, but I’m making (very slowly… still gathering materials) a long winter coat, not a real trench. If you’re willing to take a not-strictly-trench, I’m in!

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