Yesterday I put out the last, finishing detail of my fall decorations: pumpkins! Pumpkins have to be one of the most diverse vegetables out there. They come in different colors, shape, sizes, textures, and looks. And the more various types pumpkins you display, the more colorful and decorated your house appears. I am especially excited about the pumpkins I purchased this year, and hope that we are still a few weeks away from frost so I can enjoy them!
Now that football season is upon us, I have been looking for a sewing project that I can work on while sitting on the couch. As many of you may know, when you do garment sewing, you are tied to your sewing machine. And if your sewing machine is in another room, or on a another floor, it becomes tricky (and inconvenient) to move it about. So, after some thinking, I decided to work on a quilted jacket. A simply, mindless project that allows me to sit comfortably on the couch with everyone, yet still feel like I’m not wasting a day that could be spent sewing! 🙂 Here are a few examples of some quilted pieces that one can do:
A late 1700’s quilted petticoat
A Regency Era Redingote
A 1930’s quilted Lame Jacket
I decided to create a 1810’s quilted Spencer jacket. So the past few weekends have been spent quilting each individual pattern piece. Working on this jacket has been great fun and I am excited to see how the finished product turns out!