I went home last week to attend the going away luncheon of a friend. Her husband was promoted and transferred to a new job in Missouri. She is the 2nd of our PTA moms group to move away, I was the first. I didn't want to go empty handed, so I knew a cosmetic case… Continue reading Cosmetic Cases Make the Best Gifts
PEOPLE!! I am in panic mode!! My Mac is sick, not Mackie, my MacBook!! Hopefully his appt with the Dr tomorrow afternoon will be quick and painless(cheap). But I’m not holding my breath. Oh yes, I’ve tried all the recovery modes, nothing. Just the white screen of death. On the plus side, I guess I… Continue reading Sunday Stash Report/52 Hats Challenge
I am not a pink person, at all. So why is pink taking over my sewing room at the moment? In the last 2 days I have sewn 3 Dresses For Africa in a sweet pink print. And I will be working on a graduation gift in a pink and gray combo. I must have… Continue reading Pinkie Swear
And it's another fun friday of finishes. Be sure to follow all the links to party with the finished or not participants. This week I have a finish! During the piecing of Rue d'Osage I made many blunders in cutting. I ended up with more pieces than needed. What to do with them? Make a… Continue reading Finished Friday
Buying fabric and making plans? Do I have to sew ALL. THE. THINGS.? Why yes, yes I do. So, I had to run out for batting to use on the 3 items I have finished in the past month, Peacock, Pie Birds, rue d'Osage, and the one being pieced Orange. I also picked up 16"x16" forms for… Continue reading Why Can’t I Stop?!!!
Orange You Green With Envy has been my focus this week as I sew items. It's my leader/ender project that allows me to leave my sewing machine ready to sew without loose threads at the beginning. During the construction of Rue d' Osage I was able to get all the strip combos sewn. This week… Continue reading WIPS on Wednesday
I have been: Having a Foot Fetish. It's a class at my Not-SLQS, Always In Stitches. It highlights a few feet each month to help us learn how to use them. This month was Beading Feet and 3-way Cording Foot. The BF package contains 2 feet, wide and narrow, to accommodate beads, cords, sequins, and… Continue reading What I’ve been doing lately
I don't live on Rue d'Avignon, but I sure do love the Rue d'Avignon line from Connecting Threads! I used it to make the table topper Bee-U-tiful. This is the 5th table topper this year, the 4th from the same book. Top three are finished, bottom two are not. Pie Birds will be… Continue reading Rue d’Osage