Daily Archives: February 15, 2010

Holy Mother of Crap I’ve FINALLY Finished the Tea Towels!

This project seemed to go on for-ever.  My technique for hemming is too slow… hand basting the fold line, finger pressing the hems and basting them by hand, then mitring the corners and stitching THEN finally sewing the actual hem on my machine.  I’ve tried to ‘wing’ it before, but the hems become uneven.  If anyone has a quicker method please put my out of my misery and let me know!  This is the pile of basting threads that I plucked out tonight.

Though maybe it wasn’t actually my method that was the problem.  Maybe it was that we have been going through the trauma of controlled crying (which has worked, OMG it has bloody well worked and I’m soooo, sooooo, sooooo happy about it, but oh how I wish it could have happened without the crying bit… including MY crying)

AND last Tuesday night the power went off and the food in our big freezer defrosted. So last week I had to cook. A lot.

Just in case you were wondering.  My ‘intensive’ project has been put off for a week.

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