Sunday, September 12, 2010

Busy Weekend-Creations #20-24

This weekend has been a busy one. I did quite a bit in a short period of time, but wish I had more time to sew before the weekend is over.

Friday night we had a football game. We lost, but played better than we had been so that was good. We are 1-3 right now going into the 5th week of school....wow 5 already? I am the certified athletic trainer at the school.

Saturday I went to get my hair cut. It needed it bad. I feel much better now that it is freshly cut. Will be getting another spiral perm in October. I liked the one I got last fall so much I am doing it again. Much easier to style for me.

Saturday afternoon I finished clipping a rag quilt, diaper bag, pillow, and 2 burp cloths. Got them washed and dried, but need to work on some finishing touches before I list them online to sell.
















Then last night I worked some on my Americana swag I have sitting by the computer. It is about 2/3 done now.














This morning I went to church alone. DH was suffering from allergies again and did not feel up to going. I wish he had because the sermon was so great. I know it would have helped him, but I guess God wanted just me to hear it by myself.

After church I drove home, dodging all of the construction going on in this town. I will be so happy once the roads are finished. (We have 3 major jobs going on right now.) It is just hard to avoid those spots when traveling anywhere I need to go these days-especially to work.

Driving up the driveway I noticed tomatoes needing picking again in the garden. So I grabbed the harvesting basket and headed out there in my church attire. Picked 3 basketfulls of matos. Add salsa to my "To Do" list this week!! Does anyone have any good salsa recipes???

All afternoon I have been cutting fabric orders and will have to run to the supplier tomorrow to finish a few. Here is a stack of my work.

Do I really have to go to work tomorrow?

Thursday, September 9, 2010

INCrowdTeam Etsy Treasury


It is always nice to have someone pick your items in their Etsy Treasury. I am humbled whenever it happens to me.To the curator, ByTheWay , -Thank you so much !

The item featured is a Rag Quilted Candle Mat made with fabric featuring Chocolates.....yeah -the ones given in boxes on Valentines Day. It is reduced to sell quickly even though it is way out of season right now....5 months to be exact.

I could not find a picture of the Candle Mat on my camera to show....so here is a picture of my new dog, Opal, back in May. She is a cutie!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Creations #18 & 19

~Summer projects that I have completed~

These Rag Quilted Coasters are listed on Etsy.



























What to make with Fabric Scraps? Creation #16 &17

Being a fabric cutter, I accumulate so much scraps that it is getting to be a nuisance in my storage area. Most of the scraps have ultimately hit the garbage can, but here lately I have been collecting them for more craft ideas.

I love homespun fabrics the best, so here is a swag I constructed out of homespun scrap materials.



I just used a 6 foot long piece of jute twine, knotted the ends and left about 8 inches bare on each end. Next I just started single knotting each 6"x1" strip of homespun scrap onto it. Colors used compliment each other. Here are 2 examples:























This one is Christmas colors:


Monday, September 6, 2010

Labor Day Sale


This is the first time I have offered a holiday sale on eBay on flannel and batting squares that I cut. The sale is for one day only.

Another new flannel color added this week



Check out the latest addition to the flannel fabric stash:

Khaki Marble

I can cut your flannel squares for you. All you have to do is sew.....

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Offering new colors!


New flannel fabric color added to my eBay store last week: Gray Marble.


Khaki Marble is also available and will be pictured soon.

Art Quilt of The Day

Bible Verse of the Day