So my boyfriend is awesome! Upon listening to my neverending going back and forth on the sewing machine issue he totally made my day with the prosaic "What's the link? Since you can't decide I'll get it for you for Christmas." Me: "Okay". Inside Me: "OMG OMG OMG YAY".
So now sitting on our floor wrapped by the nice shipping people is my present. For some reason knowing it was coming, and then having it sitting on my floor just waiting for me, has inspired me to alter a cardigan I have had in my closet for a while. A while as in I can't recall where it came from in the first place. Maybe it grew there. more on that later. See and share my excitement: