We’re now three quarters through Me Made May. So far, I’ve managed to keep taking photographs, but this week I was hit with a mini-disaster. I have been busy making some items for Independent Pattern Month at The Monthly Stitch when my iron died. It just didn’t heat up when I turned it on. It was a bit frustrating as I really needed it for my next sewing step; sewing-related ironing always takes precedence over other sorts of ironing! Anyway, I decided, given the age of the iron, that a new purchase was necessary and I picked up this Morphy Richards Breeze iron in the shops.
Anyway, the iron is just my excuse for missing one day’s photography this week. I spent all of my lunch hour gazing at irons in a department store. Really, I had no idea that there was so much choice. Then the evening was spend trying out my “new toy”. So no pictures were taken, can I be forgiven?
Anyway, here is this week’s collage, with six photos, instead of seven!
Day 1 – Pink floaty top (unblogged), Brown 3/4 length trousers (RTW), Brown cardigan (RTW), Helicopter jacket
Day 2 – Pink floaty top (unblogged), Lilac 3/4 length trousers (RTW), Brown cardigan (RTW) – no photo
Day 3 – Blue patterned t-shirt , Brown cardigan (RTW), Wolfie Trousers, Helicopter jacket
Day 4 – Black shirt, Corduroy trousers, Black hoodie (RTW)
Day 5 – Boho paisley top, Wolfie Trousers, Brown cardigan (RTW)
Day 6 – Red gothic shirt, Grey Moss Skirt, Black hoodie (RTW)
Day 7 – Black shirt, Monochrome skirt, Black hoodie (RTW)
The new iron has a ceramic base. I have found that my stainless steel-based iron tended to suffer with getting a “sticky” surface and this could really ruin the garment that I was ironing. I wonder if the ceramic base is an improvement? Does anyone else have something similar? So far the only thing I have noticed is that the iron suffers a little from static as I use it. Perhaps this is common with ceramic based irons.