Wednesday, February 22, 2017

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LACY, AQUA ... THEN GIRAFFE

First up for the day, another birthday!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY 🎂 LACY.  I hope you behave. 👅😜💜

I'm off to Aqua fit first thing this morning, I'm really looking forward to it.

After that, I'm coming home and sewing a giraffe.

That should be fun eh?

QUESTION:  I can't decide which way to go with the first giraffe...


ABOVE: The top fabric is the body of the giraffe, and on either side are the ears/snout/horns/hoof and hoof pad options I've selected as options.
Which option?  Purples, or Yellow/Orange?

I will leave you with that to ponder while I go swim.  *smiles*

ONWARD...

Aqua was lovely today.  Like usual, I never really feel like going, but once there I actually enjoy it.
It's a great way to start the day.
And I'm starting to feel like one on the group, and have lots of lovely chats with various people.

Today I tapped one lady on the shoulder and told her I would come to her place tomorrow for morning tea.  And then I told her she didn't need to provide anything to eat as I was on a diet...  Sounds good eh?

NOT.  It was the wrong lady!!!!  I thought she was a lady who had invited me to morning tea at last week's class!  Too funny, cos the lady this morning just said 'OK, I live at..."!

I apologised for just randomly inviting myself to her place and laughed it off.

Maybe I will go to her place one day, ya never know.

Can't sew yet, I've got to post a couple of things first.  So I'm off out again, but should be home soon.  That giraffe-to-be is waiting.

Fook it.  I have come to a halt on the giraffe already.  I don't have felt for the mane and tail tip.  And I'm not going into Hamilton for a tiny bit of felt!  It can wait till I next have to go in, which should be when Keera's glasses arrive.  That should be in the next day or two I hope.

I went for the purple for the giraffe by the way.
It's a better contrast I think.

It actually took quite a while to trace out and cut the pattern out onto the fabric, longer than I thought it would take that's for sure.

I don't think I will be whipping one up in a day!

I've now got a damn headache, so will just blob out for a little while.  It's the heat and humidity getting to me.

I'm glad some of you realised just how funny it was me inviting myself to a total stranger's home for morning tea, and her agreeing!  ha ha ha!  

I started sewing some bits of the giraffe together tonight.  Fiddly shitty thing.  I found some felt after hunting for ages that I thought would do (brown) and stitched it onto the head, then the head parts together, yadda yadda.

Then the bloody felt fell to bits!  WTF?  Old, thin felt.  So I had to unpick the lot.  Total waste of an hour of my time.  I've stopped now.  And will find better quality felt or polar fleece to use in a day or so. 

My eyes are having trouble focusing, so time to head off to bed.


21 comments:

  1. Anonymous6:41 AM

    Oh I like the yellow/orange, have fun at aqua - Lisa in Auckland

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  2. Anonymous7:00 AM

    Hehe thanks Ma xx

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  3. Happy birthday lacy. And I like the purples like we saw in the shop. Blues would also look pretty cute. Can't wait to see it. ☺

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    1. Anonymous11:26 AM

      thanks Bex xx

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  4. I'm with Bex. Go purple. It's going to be so cute.

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  5. Happy Birthday Lacy :-)

    I like the orange :-)

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  6. Purple, love the purple.

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  7. Me id go for orange combination

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  8. I like the purple.... a nice contrast!

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  9. Purple. Just to be different!!

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  10. Happy Birthday Lacy.

    Glad you are getting into the Aqua Classes! LOL at tapping the wrong lady on the shoulder! Perhaps you should go :-) :-) :-)

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  11. Happy birthday Lacy.
    I thought the oranges at first but I think I am now leaning towards the purple. Very cute pattern.

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  12. Happy Birthday Lacy from the US - hope you have a great one.
    So glad you went to Aqua today Chris - that was a wonderful decision . They say starting a new habit takes 21 days - then maybe it will be easier to go.

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  13. Ok. Is it just me? I am cracking up about you inviting yourself to some random woman's house for tea (but not snacks) and she just gives you her address. OMG! I am still laughing. That is so damn cute! How friendly! If I can stop laughing long enough I will give my two cents about the giraffe. I want an orange nose and purple striped feet. And I am wondering if you should go to tea at that ladies house. Haha. Still giggling!

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    1. Giggling here as well. Can just picture the conversation!!!

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    2. Not just you, I was reading it at work and started laughing out loud :-).

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    3. Giggling here too….

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  14. Oh! I forgot to mention.... Happy Birthday Lacy!

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  15. I think the purple would look good. Aqua is great but i havnt been for years. Good on you Chris 😊

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  16. I vote orange for the ears/nose/snout and hooves. Hope you feel better when you wake up!

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  17. You are starting Giraffes ? What about the other UFOs? Tsk tsk I cracked up at the pool invite too funny

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