It's #FinishItFriday where I share with you another project that needs to be completed.
The goal of Finish It Friday is to make progress toward finishing UFO's (unfinished objects) by working on it today.
Perhaps I'll inspire you to pick up your own UFO and make some progress too!
Most of the Finish It Friday posts so far have been about crochet, which is a fairly typical winter craft for me (it's winter here in Oz) so this week I wanted to share with you a project that isn't yarn based.
A Sun Dress That Doesn't FitI've had this breezy summer dress for years and years and I hardly ever wear it because it's just sits in all the wrong places on me. The waist line sits very high and the bodice doesn't close properly. I've finally decided to unpick the bodice from the skirt and see what I can transform it into.
A couple of months ago I begun unpicking, it's a frustrating unpicking project so I put it down and that's where it stayed. Earlier this week I decided I've got to make some progress with the unpicking and now it's two thirds of the way there. So this weekend I'm determined to finish the separation process.
Separating the bodice and skirt is of course only half the task, after that I'll probably turn it into a skirt.
Project started:Autumn 2016
Last worked on the project:A few days ago.
Still to do:
- complete unpicking
- decide what to do next
Update on Last Friday's Sheet Yarn Rug
Was there progress?YES! Yay for progress! But I ran out of yarn. I cut more yarn. I ran out of yarn again. I determine I will need at least 2 more queen size sheets to complete this project and it's already got a queen sheet and a queen quilt cover in it. It's also getting to be too big.
I think the black looks very striking don't you?
Did I enjoy working on it?YES. But cutting up the yarn and then stitching the ends together takes about as much effort and time as the crochet does. I'm pretty much over making sheet yarn for now. On the other hand I've been able to use up some thread on bobbins for the stitching and it's always satisfying using up the last little bit. A little Finish It Friday bonus.
Will I continue to work on it?YES. But I might frog it and try a different design.
For the whole story of the making of the rug you can read about making the yarn and the first attempt, and the second attempt (this post) before I finally settled on the final version.
See previous Finish It Friday projects.