my bloggy friends urged me to go for the jewellry/clothing/spa day, etc. and then i realized (kind of sheepishly) that i had actually already ordered myself a rather posh necklace from lia sophia at a jewellry party a week or two ago in the name of "it's my birthday soon." because, of course, i purchase nothing for myself unless it's a special occasion (HA!). (and let me tell you, lia sophia is the mother-lovin' devil)
so anyway, i walked into the store and was dealt with by the rather brusque "pam," who herself modelled a pink sweatshirt with hand-appliqued gingham hearts (delightful). she informed me that if i was looking for a machine that could stitch through 7 layers of fabric (uh, no) then i needed one of these here "vikings."
"i got three of 'em at home," pam croaked.
mine, for 10 monthly installments of $143.00 PER MONTH. (sweet jesus. do people really go into debt for these things???)
"uhm, i really only want to stitch some pillows, and maybe curtains...and stuff.."
"do you quilt??"
"not really" (as in, not-fucking-at-all, and nor will i ever. will i????)
with some eye-rolling on pam's part, i was veered to a much more appropriate model for someone of my
so, yes, i got me a machine. and i should thank my SnB cohort, ann, for handholding me enough through the process so i did not make a massive gaff. poor wench. she thinks she only gave me purchasing advice, but little does she know she needs to show me how to faggot now.
(and yes, i am indeed overly enamored with the term "faggot" still not having the foggiest over what it means).
will i become one of those crafty bloggers who posts pictures of her stitched creations for all the world to see? you bet your frigging ass i will...
i declare, that i am about to start to sew nostalgia. (shuddup...)
so fellow crafty bitches. dooo send me your links to all the best sewing sites/blogs. pretty please.