Mostly just puttering around this week with a little sewing chore here and another little sewing chore there. First, there were three lengths of decorator fabric to be hemmed into tablecloths. Not only are these used for tablecloths, but there is always one draped over the bottom half of the bed since I often use it as a sewing/cutting surface. The cloth keeps pins, fuzz, and threads off the bed. The discount decorator fabric store often has fabrics like these on sale for $3/yard, and I hem a 2-yard length.
Then, since I had white thread on the machine, I pulled out all the towels that were fraying on the long sides and hemmed the edges. This adds years and years to the life of a towel that was otherwise fine, just unkempt looking. I just turn the sides over once and secure with a zigzag stitch.
My Baby Gift Box was put to use this weekend when my daughter took a few bibs for future shower gifts, so I cut out some more bibs to replace them:
We are finally past the horrible hot weather and into a nice crisp fall. A storm actually dropped quite a bit of rain on our drought-parched soil over the weekend, so things are looking up.