Results of Day 1
So I wasn’t able to do much because we had to get a bunch of other errands done, but at one point, while waiting in the car for my wife while she deals with her father, I was able to address one of my repair pile projects: A yellow Earthbound Trading dress that had been so loved that it became severely damaged. Elastic wore out and broke. The delicate lining ripped to hell. And, finally, the macrame-esque strap broke.
First, I removed the macrame-esque strap, which was simply appliqued to the front of the dress. I then removed the damaged skirt liner. (It was unrecoverable, but there’s enough intact fabric that I think I will make a basket liner our of it.) Then, I began repairing the elastics until Kendra came back. I have plans to combine this dress with another well-worn black dress for something mori-like.
Plans for Day 2
Today, I’ll be breaking down boxes for cardboard for sheet mulching, and might actually start on that if weather permits. Otherwise, I’ll continue with my dress upcycling.