So my headache yesterday afternoon drove me to take that Excedrin, which also meant, that while my headache went sayonara, I was up until 2 a.m. And when I stay up that late, there is pretty much only one place I’ll be: Making stuff. Always been that way, probably always will be- I’ve seen the sun rise from the dark side of night more times that I have the bright side of morning.
Last night, I decided Abby needed a new dress, and I didn’t have a pattern I liked, so I made my own. Creating is a messy process- at least for me. This is my Notions Wall:
This morning, I actually had a decent dress to show for all the flying scraps, and Abby was particularly pleased- although still not a willing or cooperative model. I love the tiny chenille piping around the neck, and the double skirt, which I was inspired to do as horizontal stripes instead of the more expected vertical. A look only a four-year old can pull off, but still…
Leave me alone, mom, I’m blogging, she says. She’s actually on that computer right now, playing on Noggin and singing the Star Wars theme at the top of her lungs, muffled by her Darth Vader Mask. I’m hiding in the kitchen on my laptop, waiting for my artichokes to finish steaming.
What do you do when you can’t sleep?