Saturday, December 29, 2012

Since I Have Nothing New…

I guess I must have a pretty good life if the worst thing that’s happened to me is being unable to sew for the past two weeks. I injured my hand slightly during one of my gardening frenzies, but it didn’t heal well, so I ended up with a painful, red, balloon-shaped paw that kept me busy with trips to the Urgent Care facility, constantly changing bandages, and the biggest, yuckiest antibiotic pills ever invented.

Fortunately the pain is gone, but I can’t quite bend my fingers yet, so sewing is still off the activity menu for a week or two at least. Frustration!

Since I have nothing new to share, at the risk of making the year-end sewing round-up another dreaded tradition, I’m going to post a few of my favorite sewn things from 2012.
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Orange-Striped Jeans


 
Sailor Pants



Blouse - remake of a dress
Wrap Top - ITY

 
Blue Velvet Skirt
Cactus Skirt

 
Plaid Chenille Coat
40s Blouse & 80s Skirt


40s Dress - Button Print
40s Dress - Floral Print
Shirt dress - Cherry Print



Thank you for sticking with me through 2012 – it was fun! I wish you all a very healthy, safe and happy next year!

Katrina

7 comments:

  1. Sorry to hear about your hand - how frustrating not to mention painful. Hope you're back to sewing soon.
    Impressive round up of dressmaking - give yourself a well earned pat on the back with your good hand!
    Thanks for sharing all your projects this year and very best wishes for 2013.

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    1. As you well know! Hope you're back to perfect health and full mobility.
      My thanks to you as well!

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  2. So sorry about your hand. Glad it is feeling better.

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    1. Thank you so much. I was able to get away without all the bandages today! Freedom!

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  3. Katrina - you should have those hands insured - they're so talented! Happy New Year to you! Stopping by your place this last year has been fun!

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    1. Oh my, you are so nice! I think they might consider intractable clumsiness one of those uninsurable preexisting conditions.

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  4. Happy NY to you dear Lady
    Hope your hand heals properly now
    Take care of yourself

    Ariane xxxx

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