Thanks so much for all the well-wishes on our vacation and baby-on-the-way! We had such a fab time! Despite being awakened at 3:30 am the first night by a VERY LARGE earthquake, the rest of the trip went so smoothly: our weather was great, the places we stayed were fantastic, and the travel portion (trains, planes) went off without a hitch. Our travel companions, Nate’s sister Sara and her husband Don were loads of fun to travel with. And have I mentioned the gelato yet? Yum.
This post reads more like a travelogue than a sewing blog (sorry peeps) but maybe this small smattering of photos from our trip will inspire you to take a vacation (babymoon?) to one of the most beautiful and amazing…
I’m chugging along on about five different projects simultaneously right now, getting ready for Spring Top Week plus Mr Rae and I are going to ITALY (!!!) in a couple of days…have I started packing? No. Do I keep cutting new spring tops? Yes. Do I have a travel purse/bag to take along to Italy? No. Do I keep obsessing about sewing one even though I have no time? Yes. Why am I even blogging right now? I don’t know. Ack!
Anyway, I am so excited about this trip I could squeal. We’ll be back in about a week and a half (btw if you want a Toddler Backpack pattern before I go you have Friday to get one). Here are…
It’s Friday! That means this is the last top showcase for Spring Top Week. It’s been great to see all the creativity, fun spring prints, and popularity of certain styles. I was amazed by how many of you sewed a top for yourself for the very first time! That is so so wonderful and I’m glad this challenge could be a catalyst for all that Selfish Sewing!
Here they are, in no particular order:
LEFT: Liz of me and t made a madras dress with BuiltByWendy’s Simplicity 3835
CENTER: Shellie from by a thread made an airy white top with a Jennifer Stern pattern
RIGHT: Jan from just*imagine*heaven made two versions of Simplicity 4584 with Jennifer Paganelli…
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