Monday night my husband was away again (just a one-night trip this time), so I told myself firmly that I was going to finish my daughter's sweater (pattern: Girl's Best Cardigan; yarn & sticks info in my Rav entry). I can get so distracted sometimes! But I only had about half a sleeve to go, and finish it I did. Tuesday my daughter and I went looking for small buttons. She very much wanted to buy them herself, with her own dollars, which she keeps in a wallet that looks like mine, in a pink zippered bag that also matches mine, in a backpack, because everyone else in the family carries a backpack. So she sat in the store cart, handed the cashier the buttons, took her pink bag out of her backpack and her wallet out of her pink bag, I helped her count out the dollars (it was a whole bag of buttons, because we do like playing with buttons), and she bought her buttons for her sweater.
I blocked out the lace and the top and bottom edges, and last night I sewed on the buttons. This morning my daughter woke up and said, Did you sew the buttons on my sweater? Oh yay! Can I try it on?
So, yay! I finished something. And this upcoming weekend looks to be the only one for a few weeks that might have a spot of time long enough to sew. Me and the fabric, we're excited.
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