October is here . . . and I have a new monthly bucket list.
Oh, sure . . . you might notice that some of the things on my October list are leftovers from previous monthly bucket lists (looking at you "clean fridge"), but mostly my list is full of new things I want to do this month.
Three items that might need a bit more explanation:
Sew four pairs of leggings. (What?????) Last fall, I made a pair of leggings (Pants No. 2 from Sonya Phillips), and I love them. I wore them all the time last winter, and decided I wanted more. So I bought fabric for four more pairs . . . and then never made them. Now that cooler weather is coming, I've decided to have myself a Leggings Marathon! I'm going to cut out and sew all four pairs "factory style" for maximum efficiency.
Finish my 3/4-finished Alabama Chanin tunic. Last year, I sewed nearly all of an Alabama Chanin wrap dress in the tunic length (and with long sleeves). I got so very close to the finish line . . . and just stopped. (I think I realized that I had forgotten to cut out the neck binding and was too lazy to do it. Or something equally lame.) It's time to finish! All I have left are the ties, the facing, and the neck binding (which I cut out last weekend, so no excuses).
Solstice party timeline. Yeah. I know the party isn't until December. But we've been having this party long enough now . . . that I know the sooner I get the timeline and master to-do lists ready, the easier the whole thing comes together. And in December, it's all about ease and advance planning, y'know?
How about YOU? What's on your "bucket list" for October?
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