This has been a quiet week of routine colds, coughs, snow,
and general slowness. Sewing has been going on, but not a
lot of actual completing, largely because my current projects
are complicated and, well, a bit silly. To distract myself,
I thought I'd make more nursing covers, for more friends
expecting spring babies. Which really was an excuse
for another visit to the cloth, oops, I mean fabric, store.
Considering how hard it is for me to buy all-purpose cotton
in general, not to mention non-plain cotton (aka solids),
I am proud to say I think I might have cured myself of my
floral/print aversion. At the cutting table, the patron behind
me asked, "so, what are you making?" I often cringe when
asked this, because my answer is never politically-correct.
So too, this instance, when I thoughtlessly blurted out,
"nursing covers" and watched the smiles fade from the faces
of the staff worker and the lovely patron who had so
unsuspectingly engaged me in conversation.
Spent the next five minutes explaining, with growing
discomfort, what nursing covers were. Polite nods, while
they were no doubt thinking, "Another of them non-quilters
got lost in our fabric section". The last time someone asked
this question, I answered, "crowns!" and was met with
the same blank, pitying response. Next time I am going
to lie and say I am making a quilt or a tote.
Still, putting these together will be a nice distraction
from the usual nonsense I am working on.
One last update - Bandit was found a few days ago, lurking
in the shadows behind the bedroom mirror, none the worse
for his long absence from general society. We found suitable
accommodations for him until a trip can be made to the
post office to return him to his new owner.
P.S. I know I am somewhat cheating by posting about
non-events like this when I am supposed to be actually
completing projects. Especially since the sun finally
came out today after a whole week and I have nothing
to take a picture of! Bah! Maybe next week, provided
no one else gets sick (like me, I mean).
Have a great weekend, all!