.....that when I have very little crafting time, I get a wild urge to start new projects?
With a party we're hosting tonight, salsa and pickles to can, and lots of apples to take care of, I have a mad desire to cast on a new lace scarf. To placate myself, I dug out the ball winder and got this
ready to be cast on, and so far that has placated me enough to return to this
I have a bunch of microsuede material in my fabric stash, which I bought before I realized that the stuff is a bit of a nightmare to work with, but I thought I'd try it out on a pattern with no zippers or buttonholes, and decided to practice with the tan material, which isn't a great color for me and would be the least-disappointing to completely botch.
All went well, and then I decided to be clever and add some decoration:
Speaking of which, I love having two sewing machines, but the one thing I had wanted in a second machine was more decorative stitching options, and that just isn't something Bernie can do. I am really glad I got the Bernina as it actually sews better in many ways than Jeeves does, and for fussy things like moleskin I can do much more adjusting, but I was still wishing I could do more decorative stitches. So, I did a bit of research on Husqvarna machines that AREN'T irritating people and that seem to have been made prior to the new get-them-to-constantly-upgrade policy, then started hunting Ebay and Craig's list to find........