National Sewing Month #1 – It’s a tie
Why “Hello September! How did you sneak up on me so fast?”
I’m looking forward to more temperate days and Sunday afternoons with football. And with the announcement of National Sewing Month – the challenge and opportunity to create something everyday! We’ll see if I can extend my record from the 30 Days of Creativity exercise on the web in June. I managed to last all of a week. Believe me – the intention was there, the ability to record and report it was not.
The past two weeks have been devoted to a degree to mending and reuse/recycling. Mostly because I had the great opportunity to do a speaking gig at the Eco-Experience at the MN State Fair last weekend about sewing as part of my involvement with the Minneapolis-St. Paul Chapter of the American Sewing Guild (ASG). As I was in “follow-up mode” from the ASG time at the fair – I came across an interesting post – creating roses from men’s neckties.
So – or should it be sew- I started off my 30 days of sewing in September by raiding my husband’s stash of neckties (with his permission) to create the beauty shown here. It took a little practice – but now that I’ve done it, I may start raiding garage sales to see what fun fabrics I can find inexpensively to make a few more of these.
And now – off the the sewing room to see what I can work on for Day 2. UFO’s beware. . .