After hours and hours of sewing this is all I have to show for it. There is a lot of hand sewing to this dress. I like hand sewing, but I don't like being lied to. I expected it to take a long time until I was cutting out the pattern pieces and saw those words. Then I thought, "Great, maybe I'll be done by Monday and can wear it to work!" I remember a time when the easy patterns even told you how long it should take to make the garment. Apparently they don't do that anymore.
Okay, enough ranting! Here's a close up of the fabric:
I didn't see how "lizardy" it was when I was at the store. Oh well. I like it. So there.
Earl was much more productive this weekend. First he and some friends (and Eric) went down to Tiburon for a day of fishing. Secondly, he planted this beautiful river birch in our backyard:
So cute! (OMG, is this man fine or what?!)