We interrupt the shirt making schedule to report on (insert glorious organ sound here) acquisitions.
My friend: “C’mon Ruth, come down with me to the thrift/recycle/antique shop”
Me: “No, I want to go home”
My friend: “Just come with me and check it out”
Me: “No, I always go there and never find anything”
My friend: “Just come with me to keep me company, it’s only a bit out of your way”
And a short while later . . . . .
With the double tracing wheel and the rotary cutter guide arm I will conquer the seam allowance yet!