I heard this beautiful, creative and inspirational recent rendition of the Star Spangled Banner just now.
And I thought to myself afterward, what if more songwriters and/or performers did more radical reinterpretations of their national anthems’ melodies? Many, if not most, who perform a national anthem put some “interpretation” into the often sung songs. However, most aren’t all that original.
So who out there might want to try? Being Canadian, I’d love to hear some more original interpretations of O Canada. I’d try myself, having been a songwriter, but I have too many things going on right now that can’t wait. I did stop songwriting for times when I’d be less active and mobile, after all, given my inefficiency at it. 🙂
Who’s up for the challenge?
That’s what I do in these Star Trek pajamas I designed with cuffs and epaulettes, and pant pockets, even!
I sewed my first tie today, and for it, I balked all the traditional conventions of tie-making cause they made no sense to me. With my finished product, they still don’t.
Star Trek Tie of Cotton
I saw this meme about going to Tim Horton’s in a Canadian snowstorm, that is the part above the black bar, during the snowstorm brewing outside. I immediately thought of a pun reply that i put in the black bar to make a new version. Enjoy! 🙂
This was the third tuque I made from my recently designed and fitted one piece double layered tuque pattern shown below. The ability to put something larger than a panel on the tuque is why you’d want to really use this pattern, as well as better durability, compared to the multiple panel patterns you usually find out there. Here, I grabbed some portraits of The Original Series Star Trek Enterprise crew from a cotton print, and appliquéd them onto the flat fleece before sewing together to form a shaped tuque.