Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Sorry all!

I have been very productive, I just haven't been sewing. Our youth group (well, part of it) spent a week in Delaware with Habitat for Humanity. We took a house from this:

to this: You can't see too well on the photos, but what we did is finish the decking on one side of the house (it's a duplex), and raise the walls for the second floor on the other side. It's not quite as much as we had hoped to get done, but we did run into a good many snags along the way.

Many of us also tried out new things. For me, those were sawing with a circular saw while standing on scaffolding, and nailing from the top of a high ladder:
That's me in the black T-shirt and white hard hat in the top left.

I also tried out what it might be like to die early. We took off work early one day and went to the beach, where a friend and I got caught by the waves and had a very hard time getting back to shore. Physically, we are both recovered (me) or recovering (him), but neither of us likes to look at pictures of waves or the beach, and as a matter of fact, when I went to see Inception last night, I had to get someone to hold my hand during those beach scenes. I think it will be a while before I go to the beach again.

It is getting to crunch time for getting ready for college. I honestly don't forsee much sewing, and I'm sorry about that.


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Trudy Callan said...

Sophie, I love your post about the fabric organization so much. I think as many poeple as possible need to hear about it. So I am posting about it on my blog this Friday, 8/27/10, with a link to your original post.

Thanks so much for sharing this great tip with us.