That pretty much sums up my weekend.
|This drawing got me the job! Thanks, The Lady!|
Yes! I did get a job. It was a freelance gig that may turn into something long term and full time. I have to see what happens later this week. Four days of work done in two and a fifth! In celebration I treated myself to a great vegan dinner at a place up the street from me. Mmm!
While I was working on the job, I caught a cold! I was drawing and coughing. I am so sick of lemon juice and orange juice right now, you don't even know! Despite all of that, everything went swimmingly. They were very, very pleased with my work and said I was very professional. That was totally nice.
While I was out for the interview on Friday, I saw a JoAnn fabrics. I had not been in one for years so I decided to pop in. I was astonishingly underwhelmed. I don't think I'll ever go back. I know I am totally spoiled by the fabric district here, so yeah, there is that. But, the fabric there was just so homogenized. I had hoped for more than quilting cotton and upholstery fabrics.
I did get some filling for some dolls I'm going to be making, and I also bought this lovely cotton. I think the gray background of this calico makes it feel quite 30s. It's a very light cotton, so I'll have to see how it is after I wash it.
Also, last night, I decided to take a crack at dying my new cardie.
I wanted a very pale yellow, like this tester paper. I'm not too sure I got that, and I think because I used a diluted wash, that there are streaks.
Right now it's drying, so after that I'll see how it really came out. I'm trying to stay hopeful. If not, then I'll dye it again.
So that was my weekend. Work, fabric, orange juice, and dying.
What did you all do?