Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Forgive me, Rodgers and Hammerstein!

(Lyrics by Shams)

Issey Miyake and Koos Van den Akker,
Japanese textiles and felted alpaca,
Int'resting zippers, bizarre fastenings,
These are a few of my favorite things!

When my work bites! When the cat screams!
When I'm feeling baaad!
I simply rev up my sewing machine,
And then I don't feel soo saaaaaad!!!

This popped into my head while the Olympics were on. Oy. Sometimes I have no idea what goes on in there.

Look what I was playing with last night.

I think I'll go with the black, though the green has its merits. But black, I think.

19 comments:

  1. Love the music and the fabric!

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  2. Why not use the green and the black together with your stiped piping? It all looks fabulous together to me. But then, everything you do looks fabulous to me!!

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  3. Fabulous lyrics! I would love to see the inside of your head, too! (Mine looks like fractals) And you KNOW I love the stripes....

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  4. Catchy tune. And I just know that the inside of my head is now going to be popping out more lyrics....thanks a lot shams. ;-D

    Stripes w/ black = thumbs WAY up.
    Stripes w/ green = I know you could do something exciting with it.
    Stripes w/ black & touches of green = thumbs WAY way up!

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  5. silly is good! and you are so clever, too.

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  6. Silly is fun! We all get to be silly at times. LOL. I think all of them look great together.

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  7. FAVORITE musical and hmmm... now you've got me thinking alternate lyrics. Mostly dirty.

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  8. Well I suppose USA has something to sing about - quite a medal tally. Very curious to see how those striped strips will be put to use.

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  9. Looking forward to seeing the finished result and how it comes together!

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  10. well whatever is going on upstairs its fine with me !! I just got over your last post over the Vogue poses . I absolutely agree but at least it made us all laugh.

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  11. I think we all love when the inside of your head comes out to play!

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  12. What a day brightener. Thanks for posting!

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  13. Rodgers and Hammerstein would applaud you! Bravo!!

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  14. Too cool! And we all knew the tune without asking. Are cult showings still around? You could attend with a quite esoteric costume. But leave your dear little sewing machine at home (extra stars on your crown if you get that musical reference).
    Stripes, black and a slash of green is my vote. I know you'll win a gold medal!

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