Hi all, haven't been around for a long time.
A lot has been going on, and I haven't even managed to get near my sewing machine lately!
But it's starting to get a bit chilly here in NZ now, the mornings are getting a bit cooler, so I thought it'd be the perfect time to get started on an Autumn coat! And I have almost the entire week next week free, so why not.
I'll be using pattern Mccalls 5525 and have got a black fabric with houndstooth design woven into the fabric.
Yet to decide which style from 5525 I will be using though! I'm gravitating towards E, without all the extra crap like pocket flaps etc!
The fabric is out on the line drying now, and hopefully my headache vanishes overnight so I can get cracking tomorrow.
I just want to say as well, to any of my Christchurch followers (of which I think there was a few), I hope you and your families are all ok. We are all thinking of you.
I'm sure most of you other followers are aware of the horrible tragedy that has struck Christchurch (and in a lot of ways, the whole of New Zealand) this week. It's been very hard for everyone, even those not in Christchurch. Was a distressing time watch a boy, who had obviously passed away, be pulled from the rubble in the minutes immediately following the quake, he looked identical to my brother, and it's an image I won't be able to remove from my head for a long time.
So my Christchurch pals, we ARE thinking of you, we ARE with you all the way. And I have to come down possibly next week, so if you do need anything, don't hesitate to ask.