(My favorite knock-knock joke as a kid, so I couldn't resist.)
Since I'm not working, I decided to spend some time with some old friends in the sewing room today.
First up, my Viking 6010, which I dusted off and oiled, prepping her for some topstitching duty. Poor girl, I've neglected her for a year.
Next a TNT skirt, Burda 8623, which I've made numerous times. So nice to just cut and sew.
But, no, I couldn't just cut and sew. I had to change it up a little bit, by stealing the pockets from Simplicity 2152.
The front half is done. The pocket bands don't look so contrast-y in real life. Just pics playing tricks.
My 6010 never lets me down when using heavy thread for topstitching. Here, I'm using a salmon-y upholstery thread for both needle and bobbin, with a stitch length of 3.0.
Tomorrow, I'll be submitting resumes, inserting an invisible zip (can you believe I have one in the stash to match this fabric?), and then finishing up the skirt with a rayon lining.