I am having a little hyperventilating week about the concert costumes I volunteered to do. I am not sure what I was thinking when I volunteered, however, it is too late now. I blame hubby. He needs to be there to hold my hand down. He sent me to the meeting alone.
To be honest, I am a little excited too. I don’t have a girl to dress up, now I have 33 girls to dress. I am going this weekend to work out the best fabrics and to make a costing for the school. I have never sewn with tulle….anyone have any tips for me? I am thinking long tutu type underskirts with gingham pinafores.
Why did I volunteer? I have no time to set out tea for school events. I also do not have time to arrange golf days and potjie days and carnivals. I also don’t have any pull to arrange sponsors on the level of Maserati. Yes, these mom are phenomenal…they can get sponsors on that level. So I sew concert costumes, because I love to sew, I don’t have a daughter to dress up, and I do need to do my bit. Schools are communities at the end of the day.
I wish I had more time to sew, because I do love doing it. I wish I had time to learn to do it properly. I taught myself and I have no idea how to read patterns and to know which thread works with which fabric. I learn by trial and error and a heap of internet research.
When I am all grown up, I want my own sewing room, where I can leave my things out, with a large table for cutting and piecing my things together.