This weekend was my first weekend truly without any thesis work. So I passed the hours checking a few tasks off my around-the-house to-do list:
I sorted my wardrobe and rearranged my closet to allow me better access to more items and to *hopefully* remind/encourage me to wear what I already own. A number of blogs devoted to organization and frugal living have recommended “shopping one’s closet” before going out and buying too much new stuff. So I decided to arrange the majority of my work and non-grubby clothes by type and color scheme. Now, how long can I keep these clothes in order?
Following the wardrobe rearrangement, I completed my first sewing project: repairing the zipper on my purse. Then I began preparing for my next sewing project: adding a lining to a white floral skirt that is just a little too see-through. I have had the skirt for 2 years and have only successfully worn it once. I will need to visit a fabric store soon. Other sewing projects will follow as I re-familiarize myself with my clothes and I identify “gaps” in my wardrobe. I’ve already noticed that a number of my shirts won’t go with half of my pants (because of conflicting patterns), so I think a pair of solid grey slacks/khakis are in my future. Continue reading