I’ve taken on a project. I am a fool. I am the Ado Annie of sewing. Just a girl that can’t say no. Just when I oughta, I cain’t. I agreed to make 3 large (they grow larger every time I think about them) bench cushions for a friends mother-in-law. I know this isn’t what happened but I swear this is how I remember it:
‘Psst- I’m just going to need some cushions or I’ll condemn your soul to hell.’ Ok, it may sound melodramatic, I swear, that’s just how I remember it.
‘Thou shalt cut strips of no more than 3 inches on the bias and run cording thru them until the sins of your family are penanced for the last 3 generations. Go forth and upholster until they brow bleeds and you cannot bear to look upon Waverly without weeping.’ I’m actually pleased with how the zipper is looking on this one.
What I forgot about when I agreed was how much I loathe the cutting out part of a project. Especially the cutting out of mile long strips and such for projects like this. So I’m rationing it out to 2 hours of working on it at a time. That way it hardly seems like torture at all……
On a positive note (yes, I have those!) Me Made May 2012 is rocking along and I’ve been very good! I even joined the flickr group!
photo credits: little me, google images