|I cut a strip crossgrain of the knit, fold and press, then sew into the neckline, stretching slightly. I serge off the excess and then press the seam down and topstitch on the blouse side close to the band.|
|Alice's hips are slimmer than mine, and her shoulders are more rounded, but you get the idea.|
|Because I have the dressform, I was able to do some shaping on the collar and neck. Made it a lot easier.|
And I'm really ready for a new purse. Hopefully tomorrow I can get one cut out.
Really hot here-100 degrees today. A big fire started 30 miles south of here, in an area we camp at often. I was in Bozeman tonight to meet a senator (yay!) and the plume was huge. I hope it is controlled soon.
The bulk of the grandkids start school tomorrow. I went to Back to School Night with them the other night-what fun! And talk about deja vous-I walked into Syd and Gracie's 3rd grade classroom and was immediately transported back 55 years-it was MY 5th grade classroom! Grace and Syd are in the same class-the principal called and asked if it would be okay. Sam is bummed, he's in 2nd grade and is in another building. Which is where I had my second deja vous experience. I asked him to show me his classroom. We trotted up the stairs and right into-my junior high library! When I told the teacher, she was tickled. She asked me why there was a window and door into the next room. I had the answer-the other room was the study hall! They were glad to have that information, although there are still a lot of locals around who should know that. Great experience!
Big day-time for bed-here's to a good school year for the munchkins!