Normally, making bread is no big deal to me. I bake bread a lot. However, I was handed a new tight deadline at work on Wednesday and now I am wondering how I am going to get it all done! I think I am going to use the magic of electricity and bake the bread this weekend and then put them in the freezer. While I normally would not use electricity to make or keep bread (mine sits on the counter most of the time), when work overwhelms, sometimes you just don't have a choice! These four loaves of bread are in addition to the 200 biscuits I must make and the quilt I am donating.
The lady who is helping me make the biscuits suggested we make many of them ahead of time and freeze them as well. I will spend some time today making some of the biscuits. (I'll post about how we make the biscuits next week.) I will probably make the bread tomorrow.
Now for the quilt. I don't have an updated picture, but I did manage to finish the top, sew together the backing I wanted, and select the batting. I have not sandwiched them all together yet. I expect to complete that tomorrow night.
I have made the most progress on my dress. Here is a picture.
It still isn't finished but I did try it on for a fit. The fabric is a bit thin, but it was only $2.00 a yard at the big box store. I wasn't going to spend a fortune on a dress! Most of the women walking west didn't have any money for new clothes so I wasn't going to spend a lot either. It still needs a zipper in the back and hems at the bottom and on the sleeves. The neck isn't finished either but I am still unsure what I want to do. The pattern calls for a high collar and I don't know if I want that since I will be outside in the heat for 2 days. I have some extra eyelet lace so I may just use that for an edging. I haven't started on the bonnet yet. I may not get to the apron.
Between working on my new project at work and working on my all of my Trek chores, I expect it to be a very busy weekend!