Re: i am so dumb sometimes I swear... and this is so random and off topic to boot

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Posted by Willowhawk on June 18, 2002 at 17:22:49:

In reply to: i am so dumb sometimes I swear... and this is so random and off topic to boot posted by Alissa on June 18, 2002 at 15:47:56:

Lol....sad how the brain doesn't work quite right w/out that first
cup of joe in the a.m.

I figured that somehow you were either twisting the fabric or, you
pleated then went in the reverse. The most seen sari drape is a
continuous wrapping from right to left around the body.

Aren't they comfy!!! I absolutely love my sari's. They are stunning
in their simplicity, and the variety of ways you can wear them is
great. I have a friend who brought about 30 sari's to store at my
house and they were all gorgeous, embroidered silks, beaded silks
etc. I wanted a few of them soooooo badly. But I have to constantly
remember that I need 'working' sari's. I would hate to pull the
beads or embroidery out by accident, or get a henna stain by
accident. So all of mine are "lower class" sari's. I bought most of
them on ebay, didn't pay more than $10 for any of them. I do own one
silk blend w/ silver sari work. Pulled the threading on that just by
wearing it....pooh!

Glad to hear you got it all worked out.
Justine Willowhawk

: : I wear sari's quite often, and wear them draped different ways.
: :
: : Walk me thru what you are doing, because I am perplexed on how
: : are getting your fabric turned inside out {although I haven't had
: my
: : first cup of coffee yet...that is perplexing}
: Maybe I hadn't had enough coffee myself yesterday, because today I
: figured it out perfectly. I'm wearing it now, and it's amazing to
: how comfortable these are! This is my first sari, and I'll try to
: take a pic in it or something tomorrow. I have the first of my
: library young adult henna lectures starting, and this year I have a
: proper "costume." Actually, it was just a handy excuse to indulge
: myself by finally purchasing a much desired luxury item ~grins~
: I have this strange spacial dyslexia type thing in my brain, which
: can make me do some of the strangest things while navigating my way
: in this world. It really plays hell with my travelling inside-
: turns in dance (to get really off topic, it's like doing a
: pas de bouree that pivots on itself to set up an outside/en dehors
: turn after completing an inside/en dedans turn). I get literally
: in space if I don't hyper focus my muscular memory corrently while
: marking the moves.


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