Okay, I will not blame Ozzy. I will not blame.....ACCOMPLISHMENT #1
I actually did a few rows of knitting today, despite sunburn.
AND, I decided in the middle of the night to
A) thread my serger (ie, tie threads to the lead threads the nice sewing maching repair man put in for me)
B) serge a nice liner for my One Skein purse
C)pat self on back.ACCOMPLISHMENT #2
I threaded the serger, with little to no difficulty.
GO ME!(sorta)ACCOMPLISHMENT #3
The I marke a circle to serge just inside of, so as to fit inside aforementioned purse.
Pinned the two pieces.
Proceeded to run through the maching......
AND ALL FRIGGIN HELL BROKE LOOSE!!!!
Ahem, it would seem that in the YEARS I have owned the sucker, and nearly.. what? six months to a year since the guy fixed it.... I HAVE NEVER USED IT.
It would seem it is more difficult to serge a circle, than to just sew one.
Plus, I left the serger book at MY house...(still housesitting), so I didn't know what I was doing wrong.... but, eventually, I practiced with straight line, and low and behold.... almost no fudges.
So, I have TWO serger videos that I need to go home and watch.. as there is no vcr here....dangit.
So.... while no actual liner has cast its shadow on the inside of the crocheted purse, at least I got much needed serger practice in. Even if it was just futzing around. It was still coolness.
Note to self... there is a reason they sell tweezers for directing the thread through a serger. I was able to manage without, tonight. But, only just. I felt like I oculdn't see anymore after awhile. Plus, last time I threaded that SAME DAMN NEEDLE, I really was pissed off enough at it to not care if it threaded or not.
But, anyways, that is STILL something.
So, tomorrow, I will SEW the lining. Sheesh!
Also, since I really can't afford to go fabric shopping, and am using an old scrap of sheet which is white, I need to dye the thing, eventually. I figure I may use this as an excuse to try Kool-Aid dyeing.
Goal for tomorrow:
1) sew liner
2)sew liner into bag
3)do a few more rows of knitting..... maybeI'll eventually finish this one slipper<G>....hopefully it will fit
4)Capri Sun purse...... or maybe Knitting bag<VEG>... choooka chookaaaah!
Why am I up at 5 am on Craftster.. AGAIN!!!!!?
5) get the hell to bed!
glad to know Chester is home.
There is probably a good reason the Doc spoke to you, and not your boyfriend.....
Yanno, guys NEVER ask for directions, and the cat probably need at home attention. Boyfriend might forget everything the second you leave the office<G>.
OK, I'll stop guy bashing. Sorry, menfolk!