I haven't posted in a while (or gone to yoga in a while) because my day job has been more like a day and evening job. I've also made some serious sewing blunders recently... I'll post the blooper reel later. For now, I'm too excited about Things The MailLady Brought Me. Take a look!
USUAL COST: $150ish
I GOT IT FOR: $25 (Used and the next-to-latest edition - www.bn.com)
INSPIRATION FOR PURCHASE: I've been on a two season Tim Gunn marathon on hulu.com for the past week. This has inspired me to sketch! Bad news: I suck at sketching. Everything I draw looks like a fine 3rd grade rendering. In crayon.
VISION: Myself at my sewing table practicing my sketches into the wee hours until I have awesome skillz and can just let my inspiration run out my pencil! The essence of self-taught, baby.
GOAL: To be able to play with design ideas by drawing them instead of trying to make them! (It takes a lot of fabric, you know?)
So far I've finished half of chapter one. It's harder than it looks, but I'm better than I thought. Acceptable trade off.