Friday, January 15, 2010
my brain started spinning and hasn't stopped. I have my DD "ROCK STAR" bday party. We have a friend who is a rock star and we would LOVE to hire him to do something at the party for entertainment...but what?!?!?! i am asking everyone I know to think about it.
i also have a baby quilt banging around in my head, but that has a while. It is trying to develop and "get out" but so far I haven't had time to sit down and plan it.
I have embroidery i NEED to be doing for girls weekend mid FEBRUARY!!! and a stack of library books to go through.
not to mention this new diet i need to be making a shopping list for! Two birthday parties this weekend, a trip to spend your whole check whole foods, and a Quilter's bag i want to make for myself!
wow...if you could burn calories simply by thinking, I'd never have to worry about my weight!
Thursday, January 14, 2010
don't know what i am going to do with these fabrics, but when is that ever a problem? I think i just collect them! They are so lovely. I need to get my hiney in gear and kick it working on my "prizes" for girls weekend...and there is another baby quilt brewing in my head...hmmmmm.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Monday, January 11, 2010
Sunday, January 10, 2010
This quilt is for my DS and he loves music. Orchestra music! he is 8! I figured denim was 'boyish' and 'manly'. I didn't want him to outgrow this quilt. i made it BIG! I also thought it would be cool if i left some pockets in tact on the jeans in the quilt. I then had to dodge them when i quilted so that they didn't get sewn together :)The backing was going to be a twin flat sheet, but the top got too big for it! I decided to add the strip to spice things up and to add the extra space i needed.
It is toasty warm! i am really happy with it. The "pattern" runs vertically so i set out to only quilt in vertical lines. Then i got a bit worried, so i ran a FEW horizontal lines of stitching. the actual quilting isn't the best part...i AM new to all this and wow blue jean quilts are HEAVY!
It's done and we all love it! yay!
Saturday, January 9, 2010
Friday, January 8, 2010
and then ended up in the ER on NYDay with my DD who was having a very hard time breathing. NOT how i wanted to start a new year, let alone a new decade, but we weathered the storm and God is good. She is all fine now and it wasn't nearly as scary as it could have been. Looking back now God had prepared us to spend that afternoon in the ER, and its all good.