Saturday, May 14, 2011
He had been watching old cowboy movies and noticed that some of the farmers wore suspenders . I had even bought him some suspenders-but the snaps on them wore out too quickly. I had even replaced them once and just the clamps cost almost as much as the suspenders.
SOOOO this time he wanted me to attempt what he saw on tv -which was a style that looked like a cut out V--not that it was made this way , but he thought that would give him some breathing room. WRONG- after too many bowls of beans and potato salad !
SOOOO, I did as he asked and put the V in the very back and then satin stitched all around it and it looked passable to work in. BUTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT - no they still were too tight- so HE took them to the sewing room and snatched my most sharp pair of scissors that my friend , June had given me- the ONLY pair that is nice and sharp - and he had a try at how he wanted them!
I heard him say-OPPS- and this is the result..Needless to say -not much fun to try to customize. I did straighten them out a little and ran a satin stitch all around it AGAIN and double zizzed it so the V would not pull out.
Thinking I was finished - I handed them over to him and YES - he could get in them this time-BUT- it was not over . Now that he could get in them -with his tummy full of food and his butt too little to keep them up - now they just fell off around his feet.
He went and got a pair of the suspenders and sure enough the clasp would not hold - SO - he cuts the suspenders and freed the clasps. I pinned them in place onto the pants and satin stitched the suspenders ONTO the Pants Exactly where he had told me too. Now , he says the suspenders are too tight- I politely pointed out that he was the one that put them on and showed me EXACTLY where he wanted everything placed.
He eventually peeled out of them and took a power-nap -after which -he was now HUNGRY once again and again he raided the kitchen and now he is padding around in his skivvies , rubbing his tummy , which now looks like the whole watermelon instead of just half if it. SO, if any of you think you have any problems with food - you are not alone!