Today I did some sewing for my etsy shop! I cut up lots of geeky fabrics… And ended up with two project bags.
One is for a current order, the other is to add to my stock. With all this fabric prepped, I hope to be able to add more bags to the shop soon! Once I get my assembly line going, I can be pretty productive. It’s just a matter of having the alone time, as I can’t do much sewing with the kids around. (I don’t know how other moms do it!!!!!) My shop is https://www.etsy.com/shop/MarissaMadeIt?ref=s2-header-shopname, if you’re interested!
Tonight I also started a project to knit/wear? at Stitch n Pitch tomorrow evening. The Giants are playing the Brewers, and I have exactly zero sports-related items to wear. Maybe I’ll have a warm cowl by the time the game is over.
You know those days when you’re completely sapped of energy by 9pm? I always have these high hopes of getting A and B and, oh! C done after getting the kids to bed. I generally end up with some Facebook, some Ravelry, and a bit of knitting while watching Dr. Who.
Tonight is one of those nights. I fell asleep while getting the wee boy to bed, and can’t bounce back. So it’s just a bit of bear knitting for me tonight.
However, I was able to get some things done during the day today. My husband took the boy to swim today, and they were gone for several hours and I was able to finish sewing 5 Marvel Comics and Star Trek knitting/crochet/etc. project bags! I hope to take good photos tomorrow and get them posted in my Etsy shop ASAP. I’m really happy with how they turned out, and I even ironed some just-washed fabric for some Star Wars bags. Here’s my Etsy shop:
I managed to get a good deal of sewing in after getting the kids to bed tonight. I’m nearly done with 5 new Marvel and Star Trek project bags. I hope to get photos and get them up on Etsy within a few days!
I cut the sewing short in order to squeeze in some knitting as well, but it’s been frustrating. I have these two lovely balls of Berroco Alpaca, one a light brown, the other a friend overdyed with short repeats of yellow, green, and very light brown. I’m having trouble fitting them with a project. I tried a “Noro Striped Scarf,” but there isn’t enough contrast between the two balls, and it ended up looking muddled. I do want to use them together, though…. Maybe something involving blocks of color instead of stripes. I’m almost tempted to make a Go-Go Garter scarf: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/go-go-garter-stitch-scarf
I’ve been feeling drawn to garter stitch since seeing a lovely, simple garter stitch cowl on a passerby yesterday…. Ohhh, we’ll see.