Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
We went back home for Thanksgiving this year!! and it was great! But boy oh boy was I really ready to come home. I use to hate to leave, but now I'm ready to come home before the set time...how sad huh? Not really.....I'm finally happy with my own life, that I don't have to live my old one. That may sound kinda tacky, but the truth is I'm truly happy....I love my little family, and my house, and my amazing friends!! So this Thanksgiving I was so thankful for so many things!! Like never before!
My sweet baby boy............so happy......
My sweet Madison......God she's so pretty....I never dreamed I would have a daughter this gorgeous!!
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Hope everyone has a very Happy Thanksgiving!! I'll be back in a few weeks!
Sunday, November 2, 2008
Hope everyone had an awesome Halloween!!! Can't wait til next year!
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Monday, October 27, 2008
Monday, October 20, 2008
Here are my little sandwiches that you have to assemble. A top a middle and a bottom! There is green flannel in the middle....
Next I had to figure out my pattern for my four block.....it sounds easy enough....but you're doing what they called backwards sewing...and that's way more difficult than you think......LOL
That's my little demon helper there in the picture...boy did she have fun...and she was pretty cute doing it.....lol
Then you sew all of those squares together with the solid squares and you get this!
Last but not least you sew all of those strips together and get the almost finished product......After cutting the back of your quilt to shreds and washing and drying it....you come out with this beautiful rag quilt...pure craziness....and probably the best project yet!!
I love them....................
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
So now that you've caught your breath!! Here's my copycat story...she decided today was the day for her to use her Organza, and make a cute tutu for her little princess!! And it's adorable! Perfect fall colors! and it's shiny! Which I think it awesome! So here's a pic of her little princess modeling!!! You can go check out her blog here: www.tryingsewhard.blogspot.comSo I decided I might as well make one too. I was going to have Madison be a polka dot witch for Halloween so I bought all this really cute black and orange tulle! Well that plan fell through, so now I have almost 10 yards of black and orange tulle....plus I got a piece of sheer black cat fabric from the remnant bin at Joann's. It's awesome...So I needed to do something with that too! So here it is....it's been a hell of a day, but I made time for this. My model is MIA today. She's come down with a stomach bug today and is puking everywhere...niiice right? I'm sure you wanted to know that. Needless to say the only pics I have are done on my dining room table...this thing is ginormous! and I loooove it! So....here it is!It's huge! And I don't think the pictures do it any justice at all...the colors are awesome.... and possibly a little tacky....but I've seen them selling for over $50....sooooo...maybe one day I'll make and sell stuff, but for now, I'm just going to keep making Little Miss Madi stuff! Until next time!
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
So in other news I have been sewing! and garage saling! and walking at the park...(well the walking just started this morning, but I'm doing it so I can claim it).....here are lots of pics!
My new Kick Ass desk!....well it's gonna be kick ass as soon as we're done with it!
Jaxon's new pajama pants!!! Cutest fabric ever!
Our Boxer KiKi smothering my daughter....lol (just a cute pic.)
My friend Barbara decided she wants to dabble in the world of sewing, so I threw her in full force! She has never touched a machine before...other than home ec....a long time ago....and she did great!!!! This is her new baby blanket quilt top! She sewed it all by herself!
Sew until next time...................................
Thursday, September 18, 2008
So I turn another year younger tomorrow! The big 2-6. It's crazy, I don't feel like I'm 26, I don't feel old...lol....alot of my friends have hit the "I'm Old" point....not me.....I feel old when it comes to the arts and crafts aspects....or after a rough day...I feel like I'm 90. HA!
Anywho---onto my projects and then a wonderful story about Hancock's. I went to Christina's yesterday and she helped me pin my sleeves onto the scrub top for Jaxon. That thing gave me fits. I have never felt so stupid in my whole entire life! I can't read a pattern to save my life! So I finished Jaxon's costume up. He's going to be a Veterinarian.
Then yesterday I started on this awesome tote bag, and I finished it today! Christina was nice enough to show me how to make these things....FANTASTIC! It's reversible!!!
So the kiddos were obviously driving me clinically insane today, so I decided to take a drive this evening. I some how or another found myself on the other side of town at Hancock's Fabrics. I love that place. There was not a sole in the parking lot, so I figured if the kiddos did act up I could half way get away with it. Well wouldn't ya know it, Madi screamed all the way to the door, and even when we entered. I'm sick of bowing down to my 2 year old daughter, so I pushed through the store and within seconds she was done screaming. We mosied on over to the remnant bin and picked up some cute Christmas and Halloween fabrics, and a really cute remnant of monkey fabric. Jaxon apparently slipped a really cute easter remnant in there when I wasn't looking....HA! Then I bought some really soft thin fleece to start on their pajamas I'm going to make. I went to the counter to pay, and the really cool lady that works there came over to talk to me. Told me she was seeing way too much of me in her store....lol....and started to talk to the kiddos. I guess the "grandma" aspect intrigued Madi so she was all over this lady, but still a wee bit leary at the same time. So I pay, we put the cart up and the lady was joking around and held out her hand to take Madison. And Madi latched onto this woman! Like to the point that the lady walked me out to my car!!! I put Madi in her carseat with huge tears running down her face...you would have thought I was kidnapping her. The lady even asked if she was mine???? Then she laughed hysterically because she knew they were mine!!! She apologized uncontrollably, and I went on my merry way. How odd??? huh??? So apparently Madi has taken the side of "I hate my Mommy", and "I'm going to embarass her at all costs." I'm not even going to go into what happened at the donut shop yesterday. HOLY GEEZ>>> So that was my evening. I came home made grilled cheese sandwiches, and watched Sesame Street with the kiddos. Madi came up and gave me a big ol kiss, hug, and sat in my lap for a good hour. I love that......I just wish she loved me in public! LOL