Happy New Year!

I hope you all have had lovely holidays and started off the new year with some serious sewing!

We had family visiting for a few weeks, plus a nasty cold (do you know how many dirty tissues five sick people generate in a day?), followed by an awful muscle spasm in my neck that required a trip to the ER. What fun, right? But all family members are now safely back in their homes, noses dry, and the muscle spasm is finally ignorable enough that I could spend some time in the sewing room.

McCall’s 6355

I’m working on McCall’s 6355, a Palmer/Pletsch pattern for a semi-fitted tank top, T-shirt, and dress. (My KS3003 has lost its TNT status because I found a couple of issues with it that I couldn’t fix.) Having read the mostly glowing reviews on PatternReview, and remembering Diana’s multiple versions, I thought I might give it a try. And then I saw Erica’s striped dress and it was a done deal. You see, I’ve been thinking spring lately. I know, I know, winter has just barely started, but my head is firmly in sunny, warm, spring/summer.

I have the pattern all altered and cut, now I just need to cut the fabric and test it. That will be tomorrow’s work. I’m already looking forward to it.

Happy sewing to all of you!

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2 responses to “Happy New Year!

  1. happy new year!
    have you tried sewing up a microwavable neck pillow stuffed with flax seeds? that really helped me when I injured my neck in a car accident. I hope it heals soon. 🙂

  2. Oh my goodness, what an incredible muscle spasm. So happy it was nothing worse. And happy that you were able to get some relief.

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