- Taking over your parents' garage to store your fabric.
- Taking over half of the family room as a sewing area.
- Buying cool patterns when they go on sale even though you never use patterns.
- Learning how to be really, really good with an iron.
- Owning two irons - a regular one and a mini one.
- Having your mom bring you back fabric as a souvenir.
- Not letting anyone you know throw away curtains because they're the best sources of awesome cheap fabric.
- Organizing your thread by color and type.
- Spending more time analyzing the costumes in movies than the dialogue.
- Asking for a dress form for Christmas.
- Daydreaming not about boys, but about awesome new sewing projects.
- Actually dreaming, not about boys, but about awesome new sewing projects.
- Maxing out your credit card on fabric, rather than make-up.
- Measuring the economy by how fabric prices fluctuate.
- Winning games like Scrabble and Scattergories because you know obscure clothing words.
- Finding mysterious bags on your front step full of fabric because everyone knows you'll give all sewing stuff a good home.
- Going garage-saleing so that you can snap up bargains when people give up sewing and sell their stock.
- Regret wasting even the smallest bit of fabric because IT'S FABRIC!
- Having your friends send you links for every cool costume and sewing reference they find and say "Look! It's you!"
- Play "Who am I?" at your birthday party and your friends tag you as Edna Moe from "The Incredibles."
- When distracted by a superhero costume, it's usually because it's physically impossible, not just because it's immodest.
- Being unable to fall asleep because you didn't hem the organza properly.
- Wishing we still had old fashioned quilting parties because getting together with other girls to sew sounds like the best thing ever.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Being a Seamstress is...
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