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Not a good day for science

I was making the laptop case but that didn't turn out as I wanted it to. I killed the project for now, and I'm ordering him one instead. I'm fairly annoyed and not very sure what I did wrong. It was slightly too small and right at the end of the project the fluff became too much for my machine - I managed to sew in such a way that the leather snapped :( On the bright side, this leaves me with more than enough cut material for the IPad. Or I was considering making some leather flowers or other embellishments out of it.

In the meanwhile, I am moving on to greener pastures! The dress form promises to arrive tomorrow (on a Sunday! gah!) so I shall start cutting the pieces for the Meringue skirt today. I'd like to add front pockets but I don't want to mess it up - I might just add the back pockets and a waistband via the Colette blog tutorial. More to come next week.

PS I also signed up for Sew Weekly - I plan on making the weeks which attract me. I'm musing over adapting the Meringue skirt for next week? I'll figure it out.

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