JC Penney, are you seein' this *pay
attention to the pocket* action pose?
Being one of those, if I put my mind to it, it's practically already done, sorts, I naturally started by making a
I marched my ass to my local Jo-Ann store (Jo-Ann Store shout out. BBGDisclosure: They [nationwide] used to be my customer. [Hi, JoanM!] #AlwaysLoyal) picked a fabric that made me happy. And it was on. While I had zero experience, or even rudimentary knowledge, I set out on my, as I referred to it,
- That one time I decided I could build a table. (Yea, bitches, a table.)
Wait. Am I the Big Brown Mimi
(from the ol' Drew Carey Show)?
Obviously, it's not a masterpiece of a frock. Martha Stewart ain't gonna give me a medal or anything. Hell. It might fall apart tomorrow. But I have a dress today, that I didn't have yesterday. That I made with my own two damn hands, and the audacity to manage my life under the I-do-what-I-want rules I feel festive in it. And, admittedly, like a big ass toddler, which (Fact:) I, sadly don't feel as bad about as I should. (shrugs)
|Top attempt numero uno|
The latest sewing miracle is this fine ass pair of jammy shorts. (I don't wear pajama's for sleeping purposes, so due to my tooliteralism I don't feel right even calling 'em 'pajamas'. I believe in bein' free when ya sleep. Hotel, hospital and visiting others being the exceptions.) I more,
Who am I to think I can elastic?
Today's lesson? Don't let the fact that you don't know how to do something keep you from
(BBGLegalDisclaimer: This helpful as hell tip does not apply to sword swallowing, fire eating, lion taming, running a band saw, or any other activity where an 'opps' would easily foreseeably result in death, hospitalization and/or legal action. Bippity-boppity-boo. I renounce culpability in any unfortunate events you may experience based on this recommendation.)
Don't say ya never learned
anything whilst visiting 'da World