Saturday, November 26, 2011

Testing...Testing...1...2...3...

Hey Bloggy friends!  I recently realized that anyone who reads my blog via Google Reader probably has a hard time when I post text in different colors.  So I've been tweaking the blog so I can post in black.  It's not my favorite, but it is more user friendly.  Right?  Let me know your thoughts. :)

Thursday, November 3, 2011

It's a Zebra Sorbetto!

Holy crap, it's been a long time guys.  I won't bore you with the whiny angst ridden tale of how I've gained a million pounds, how much I hate moving, and living in Germany, and how much I want to go home.  Let's just say I'm counting down the months...

Suffice to say, there is nothing like a bout of emo-ness to block your creativity.  That and a three month wait for all (well, some of it anyway) your sewing stuff to make a long trip over the Atlantic.  But I digress...I finally got my crap together, stopped moping, and started sewing.  I did start this project before the the move.  I cut and basted everything together in the States, and finished it here in Frankfurt.  This is an International Sorbetto, people!  Enough of the chit chat, time for pictures.


I'm really happy with the construction.  I french seamed the side and shoulders, and I really took my time with the bias binding.  It was by far the most nerve wracking part of this project.



 

As if matching shoes and a hair flower weren't enough (I'm a matchy-matchy kind of Drag Queen) it's matching makeup!  For you know...when your turquoise zebra print shirt doesn't make a big enough statement.  :)  Next up: A Polka Dot Sorbetto!  This one won't take six months either....

P.S.  You are not confused if you think you've seen this fabric before.  It's the same as the Charlie bag I made, too.  I am certainly getting my money's worth from that sheet set. :)

P.P.S.  The Sorbetto is a free pattern download from Colette Patterns.  It is awesome.  They are awesome.  You should check them out. :)


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