I have a few--we're only talking sewing now, k? lol I also have several projects in the planning stages. I thought I'd list some to give myself a kick in the butt and hopefully polish some off!
Oldest: Brown/Purple faux suede jacket, lined and interlined for warmth. I started this right: made a muslin and fitted the pattern before cutting. Then I realized that I'd get very little use out of such a thin jacket. I found some awful poly stable knit, perfect to add warmth, and it has stretch to match the suede. The jacket was sewn together at this point, however, so I needed to rip out the seams and resew them. I also had done no tailoring so wasn't sure how much interfacing, what kind, where.
Now I've learned a bit more and have a cool buttonholer device. Once the 1930s blouse is out of the way I'll try to finish this jacket and wear it this autumn. Or winter...or next spring.
Most needed: A quilt. An autumn leaf-shaped quilt for a sofa throw. It's beautiful and I only need to finish the quilting then bind it. It's not too hard to straight line quilt, it's the free motion that's worrying me. I've never made a quilt using free motion quilting, thus have very little experience with it, so am not very good. I need to give up the idea of it being perfect and accept that it'll be good enough, and done.
Main problem with this one: Once I'm set up to quilt I can't sew anything else, and vise versa.
Most under my skin: 1930s blouse. I need to just finish it and move on. I'm wondering whether the waist ties may help the saggy boob look. Only one way to find out!
Newest: Some undies that just need elastic. It's new fabric so I'm not sure how they'll fit. Should take less than 2 hours to complete both pair.
So the plan is to finish the dreaded 30s blouse, set up the machine for quilting and work on it a bit each day. This was working until I got the itch to sew clothes. Theoretically I could set up the Singer for quilting but that's a whole new set of skills I don't want to try and master just yet, thank you very much.
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