Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Prep work

The weather has changed drastically and moved from what has been a very late and warm summer, to dead on fall. Just like that. The light has suddenly changed too, making it hard to see colour properly even outdoors on cloudy days. I am very thankful for daylight light fixtures which make my work so much easier.

Particularly when prepping for the Fargerike class which I’ll be teaching the weekend after next. I have been a bit stressed about the prep work after having moved everything away from That spot in the old house in which all my class stuff was stored. It had been a while since I last went through the material, so I was very happy to find everything in place and that all but one of the 40 fabrics were ready to go.

While I try to purchase the solid fabrics for the kits locally (way easier that having to order online if you need something like right now), some colours have not been available here. Since I knew there would be a huge time gap between the first test class and the next, I had ordered everything I would need from the US a long time ago.

I have kept track of the fabrics and suppliers in a moleskin journal, which I have held on to through the moving process, and after a quick phone call to the shop where I first purchased the missing fabric, I could pick it up on my way home.

The class is rather small which is good for this particular class, but cutting rectangles and circles still takes a lot of time. Ripping, pressing, folding, pressing, layering, cutting, fusing and on and on it goes, but, with such a lovely rainbow of colour, who am I to complain..

4 comments:

  1. Hi Nina Lise! Your fabric piles look fantastic and so inviting! There will be lots of happy sewing, I see. x Teje

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  2. Ja nå er du i gang med et fargerikt prosjekt - blir spennende og se videre :-) Ha en fin uke.

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  3. Lots of time dedicated to the classes before they even start. I hope your students appreciate it.
    Hugs

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  4. Enjoy the class. I am about to start packing kits for my Texas class and yes, so much work. xox

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