Let’s take the fact I’ve failed to mention I picked up an internship with a local, fast growing fashion designer. I’ve basically been doing 21 hours of that a week, 9 hours of classes (2 classes), and work…managing off the fumes that are 2-3hrs. of sleep a day. Lots of driving around the city.
Luckily I’ve been able to adjust my internship hours, so that I can sleep more. That was not healthy, my immune defense was down, and I easily got sick when someone coughed on me from class😪😷.
Speaking of classes, they’re going well. I am learning a lot from pattern grading. I found out the industry standard “holy grail” of pattern grading book that was $500 on amazon-is the same professionally copied book we paid our teacher $50 for. She has the original book, but made copies for the class, and pays the publisher the rights to do so…but I heard this may be her last time she can do that so…caught it just in time😃. I also learned it’s very hard to find a pattern grading class. I bought a book for $80 years ago, but it’s so confusing. It’s something that has to be taught in person, and I’m lucky enough to have found this class.
Men’s tailoring is going good. Measured my model, and started drafting the pant…however I have to find time to remeasure him, redraft the pattern, sew a muslin, fit him, and figure out the fashion fabric I want for the pants and blazer for him. I don’t know how this one chick got into the men’s tailoring class. She’s afraid of the industrial sewing machines and instead of pressing her foot on the foot peddle to make to needle go up and down, she spins the dial with her hand. That’s not how the sewing machine works…if she wants to do that, she may as well hand sew a whole outfit! She got on the sewing machine I was using without asking, wasting my thread. Not only did I have to wait on her to finish, every time I got back on after her, something was wrong, or I’d have to rethread the machine😐. She also claimed someone took her clear ruler last class, we have a big class, so she just needs to admit she lost/left it. She asked to borrow mines, and I was like…”let me keep an eye on her & my ruler before she leaves with it”.
Today was my day off from my internship, but had to run to that side of town to try on one of his dresses, as we have a major fashion show next week. We’ll pretty much be there all day.
Tomorrow morning I have my hair stylist dropping by my house to do my hair, and go to get my nails and toes done most likely by tomorrow💆💇💅.
Sometime later today I’m also most likely going to take back these ugly shoes I bought from Nordstrom Rack. They were cute in the box…cute when I tried them on one foot for 2 seconds; another lady said they were cute when they were in the box…however…I’m short, and pointy flats don’t look good on me. IDK what I was thinking.