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Happy Birthday to me!

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Okay, so yesterday was my actual birthday.  But I wanted to share this special present I received, which was this gorgeous sheer material from my mom.

Look how pretty!

I think it’s chiffon.  Anyways, I need to figure out what I want to do with it.  Especially since I was informed that I only own part of this, since my mom is going to give part of it to my sister.  Typical.  When I was growing up, my little sister always got a present on my birthday.  Can you believe this is still going on, even with us in our 30’s?!

Oh well, there is actually plenty to go around.  I’m thinking a nice flowy dress would be great for this.  I also got some black lining material as well that will go very nicely.

I’m so behind on my projects.  I actually cut out the material for a knit shirt last week, but I have had no time to even look at it.   White lines....As you can see, this will be a great lesson in matching up stripes.  I’m actually very excited about this shirt because I actually saw the material and envisioned what kind of shirt I wanted to make with it.  I then did a thorough search for the perfect pattern to match what I wanted.  Stay tuned for the post on this one…when I finally get around it it.

The chiffon material hasn’t fully inspired me yet, so if anyone has any suggestions,  I am open to them.

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Author: qplourde

I'm not sure why I have to describe myself so much.

One thought on “Happy Birthday to me!

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