Got up and made James's lunch, plus strawberry & Banana smoothies for
Threw some clothes on after shoving him out the door for the bus...
Started cleaning the bathroom
Discovered the boiler wasn't giving me hot water...
Rang the boiler people
Rand Alan just to let him know and ask what the symptoms he'd
encountered when it failed to come on at the weekend were...
Rang the Inland Revinue re taxable earned income from emplyer vs income
earned as self-emplyed dressmaker...
Fielded call from boiler people saying man would come some time that
day, but they knew not when!
Tidied living room a bit... Disinterred boiler cupboard from heap in
corner of bedroom!
Let boiler man in!
Let customer in!
Let boiler man out!
Fitted customer into toile.
Post came with customer's other pattern... We decided this late one was
the way to go, so...
Looked at swatches of fabric and made final colour selection
Discussed pattern alterations and yardage... drank coffee!
Let customer out!
Cut out bits of pattern back, with alterations...
Covered conservatory in waste paper! There will be 10 bits to this
Rang friend with shopping list!
Let James in from school
Let friend in with shopping
Second customer couldn't make fitting due to pressure of work, so put
off until today (and she was deeply embarassed at the short notice ,
which isn't her fault: she works for the police, and was involved in a
grievance hearing dropped on her at 8 am!)
Got friend to countersign passport application and photos for James...
Filled in passport application and sealed it up with cheque and old
Cut out rest of back of pattern, and drew front...
Watched a bit of telly, and went to bed!
Today I need to:
Cut out the rest of the pattern
Write the amendments into yesterday's customer who did get here's
contract ready for Friday
Get her fabric yardage and costs finalized...
Finish cutting her pattern for frock version II
Cut her fabric and get sewing
Get to the post office with the passport and about 40 invitations I need
I think I'd better start by getting dressed and having some breakfast...
Nope! I'll have breakfast first, then shower and dress... after
finishing that pattern off, coz it's nagging me!
- posted 13 years ago