Posts Tagged 'clothing'
Tags: clothing, Fashion, sewing
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about sewing, and that I ought to get back in the habit. but first! I must get a sewing machine! Or, a new one that is. I took sewing classes from grade 7-12, so I did it for 6 years, but after high school, there weren’t any random sewing classes in college, so I just stopped.
Well, I stopped sewing with the guide of a teacher. I think I may have done some lame alterations on my own. And that was with a suuuuuper old sewing machine that belonged to my grandma. It was so old it didn’t have a foot pedal, it had a sort of outer thigh bar that you had to press with your leg. Hers was the only sewing machine I’ve ever seen like it. It wasn’t a bad machine, but it was VERY, VERY heavy. So no thanks. I think I left it in Calgary? Or my mom has it? Or maybe it got up and walked away?
I thought it might be fun to make some skirts and shirts, but I haven’t sewn in so long that I don’t know if I should really invest in it? I mean, it’s probably good to have a sewing machine. And I can make one kick ass pillow, let me tell you! Squares ahoy! And I can do one mean invisible stitch by hand.
I guess I’m just sort of “meh” to all the clothing I’ve seen lately, and to the ridiculous prices for simple garments. I’m all like, “I could do that, pfft! Get me a sewing machine and fabric and let’s do this!”
It doesn’t help that there’s basically NO ROOM in our apartment though, and I doubt the dogs would take kindly to the sound of a sewing machine without trying to attack it.
What’s a girl to do?!
Tags: clothing, shopping
So, just in case you think I’m wearing hooker skirts, I wanted to clarify and show you that this was the dress I was wearing (above). Yes, this isn’t me, but I bought this dress off etsy and it pretty much fits exactly the same on me as it does on this chick. Anyhow, I am now in turmoil because I’m wondering if my next purchase should be a size larger??? This is the other one I’m gonna get:
Oh to be a girl with fashion problems. I think if I buy a large (which, hi I’m only a size 4-6 so uhhh????), that it might look like a sack on me?
Plus, I don’t want to flash a panty shot at anyone, especially when it gets nicer out and I actually go out without a knee length jacket….