Sunday, August 2, 2009

My first wedding related injury

Burnt myself on the iron when steam blocking last Sunday night. Was on the phone with my mom - when she heard me say "Ow" she asked what was wrong. When I admitted to burning myself, she said "You probably shouldn't be doing that while talking on the phone." Apparently I can do nothing without total concentration, or disaster may occur.

Treatment included a Spider-Man ice pack (no, I do not know why we had one of those in the freezer), some Neosporin and a band-aid. One week later my arm looks like this:

And the dress looks like this:

Lightly steam blocked and still on the needles - which I shoved into the cargo pockets of my capri pants for this photo.

I almost can't wait to really wet block this thing. Only the fact that it will take both many hours and about a million pins is holding me back. That and the fact that we keep having company on the guest room bed.

5 comments:

  1. OH. MY. God. It's GORGEOUS!!!!

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  2. Geez Amy, you are truly talented! I love it.

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  3. Fabulous work! The pattern and the choice of yarn make it look so delicate and beautiful. I'm really excited to see the finished product in May!

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  4. It's beautiful. Can't wait to see the rest.

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