yesterday i finally developed the slide film that i shot during our trip to indonesia back in August…when i got them back from the shop (the only slide processing company on Oahu, Rainbow Photo Video) i was beaming ear to ear, instantly transported back to the magical islands of bali and java.
update on machine:
so i got my serger back from the machine hospital and it is AMAZING….i dont think it ever ran so smoothly and quietly. word to the wise: service your machines….you will be a happy dressmaker for days.
there was a mysterious pile of trash sitting on my street which revealed, upon inspection, a sewing machine! its darling, however the poor old feller is missing his pedal and power cord….we’ll have to do some ebay scouring in order to get him up and running. weirdly, i had to take my serger into the sewing machine hospital yesterday, as it was making the most hideous clanking...
The Boob Tube
I am dying! in a good way! We are a Neilsen family! All my life I’ve wondered how to become one…and now my dreams have come true! Also, they gave us $30 cash in the mail. All I have to do in return is keep a TV watching diary for one week and send it to the Neilsen people….I am so into this! If a guest comes over and the TV is on, I log them into the diary. Even though I...
it was time for new tags for products….so i said “just a sec” to the sewing machine and “oh how i missed you” to ink and paper. yea, it would be so super easy to send some jpg. images to a digital printing company on the mainland and have them churn out some glossy tags….but i want something resonant, so you see handmade quirky tactile one-of-a-kind hangtags...
new favorite thing:: i recently bought a year-long subscription to the audiobook giant Audible.com, which wasnt the cheapest thing exactly (about $9.50 per book and i’ll get 24 books), but totally worth it for me because i only have the patience and time to read fiction books but am always interested in non-fiction texts. these are some wish list items and a few that i have already...