Monday, January 4, 2010

Murphy's sewing laws


Today is the 1st Monday after the New Year and the beginning of new sewing projects for 2010. I couldn't help but post for you a little sewing humor - enjoy!



Murphy's sewing laws


*Fusible interfacings always fuse to the iron


*The serge only eats the customer's garment


*If you need 6 buttons, you will find 5 in your button box


*The seam you meant to rip out is invariably the other one


*When you are in a hurry, the needle eye is always too small


*The fabric you forgot to pre-shrink will always shrink the most


*The pattern you wanted to make again will have one key piece missing


*If you drop something out of your sewing basket, it will be your box of pins, with the cover off


*Whenever the construction process is going well, the bobbin thread runs out


*The magnitude of the goof is in direct proportion to the cost of the fabric


*Your lost needle will be found by your son, husband or brother-in-law, while walking around barefoot


*Facings tend to be sewn to the wrong side (Opposite sides attract)


*Collar points don't match, and you've trimmed all the seams


*The iron never scorches the garment until its final pressing


*The steam iron only burps rusty water on light silk fabric


*The sewing machine light usually burns out on Sunday


*Pinking shears get dull just by looking at them


*Gathering threads always break in the middle


*The scissors cut easiest past the buttonhole


*Matching edges don't


*You will spill your pin box once per garment.


*As ye sew, so shall ye rip


2 comments:

Sara said...

this is excellent!!!!

Jeannie B. said...

Oh,sad but true!! Especially your boys finding the needle barefoot! At a class I was teaching, a lady lost her small needle and was frantic to find it. Someone hollered out "Does anyone have a husband handy?" Everyone in the room understood just what she meant. Happy New Year To You!

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