As I was stitching the first button on the shirt, I thought 'this is taking like 5 minutes. What was I waiting for?' When I got to the sweater, I did the two errant buttons, but noticed 2 more loose ones, which got me to thinking about the 'stitch in time' so I gave them a reinforcing stitch as well. All told, 15 minutes.
Where am I going with this? Well, remember these?
Purl, she decided we should make cloth napkins. Instead of making 100 all the same, she decided we should make sets of 4, 6 and 8 in various fabrics. This way, after the wedding she would have plenty of reusable napkins for her home. This was a year ago. Plenty of time.....right? We did a few. Then 4 months ago we got real organized and cut them all out, bagged them according to groups, ready to hem.
|Some are done.|
Now I have less time in front of me so I need to get busy. This is my big contribution to this wedding. Here is what I have so far: