Monday, March 24, 2014

52 projects Sunday

I'm off to a late start on the 52 projects challenge over at Living a slow and simple life given that it is the beginning of week 13, but I'm going to keep track anyway. If I helped organize it, I'll count it even if someone else did the heavy lifting because at least it got done! So here it goes.

I'm so pleased that I finally altered a pair of lightweight slacks so that they fit properly. Whenever I wore them I felt dumpy so I rarely wore them. I took them on our vacation to N. CA and felt really dumpy the day I wore them so alterations became a priority! Now they are done.

Just for the record I'm also counting the removal of the fence and trees in our wooded area so I'm at 3 completed projects.

5 comments:

  1. Juhli, you inspired me! I just finished sewing a button back on to my husband's hiking pants, saving me from potentially having him purchase a replacement pair while he waited on me to fix his other pair.

    I like this idea, though I think I'll strive for one a day, rather than one per week.

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    1. One a day is fantastic. I'm going to be doing more than one a week some weeks to catch up or if they are big projects. This afternoon I'm going to try to mend some holes in a bath rug to see if I can get it to last a bit longer.

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    2. OK, it isn't fixable so I'll just use it until it falls apart.

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  2. Welcome on board. It's really satisfying getting some of those niggly jobs crossed off :)

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