Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Thank you gifts

It was cold, snowing, raining and the wind was blowing today. That made it a perfect day to do some sewing. I needed to make some gifts for family and friends. So this afternoon I got busy and made the 5 hot pads. Now to get them in the mail.

They have names!!

From left to right. Ettie Confetti, Meall Green, Sister Sue, and Treifica turquoise.
They are all sisters. they love to have a good time. They also love to shop at fabric shops.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Scrappy Chics

I have finished my Scrappy Chic's doll trade for F.A.T. yahoo group.
All I have left to do is make a label and give them each a name I used some of my Jenny Raymond squares I had from a project I never finished . Everything is from scraps of other projects I have done. My ladies are a little on the wild side. They love to have fun!!!

Thursday, March 26, 2009

trade finished

I finally finished the Eggs-traordinary chicken trade. In this trade we had a theme of chickens and eggs.
I did the chicken wall hanging and a hot pad and 2 coasters to match.
I found some chocolate chicks. We all like chocolate!!
There is a frig magnet and a bag of chicken feed or if you like you can micro wave it and put on a sore joint or neck. It's full of corn.
I found some Cocks comb and hens and chicks seeds.
It's been fun to think of chicken and egg stuff.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

My next trade! A work in progress

This chicken is for an Eggs-traodinary Chicken Trade in one of my groups. I haven't figured out what else I am doing for this yet, But I have a start!! The them is eggs and chickens.

I got this chicken from Fat Cats Patterns. It was free. My favorite kind. Thank you Sindy Rodenmayer for the pattern.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

I got mail! Wings trade.

I made these for a trade. 3 to trade and 1 to keep for me. It's called Taking Flight Journal wings.
This is the back . with sayings on the velum.
I got this in my 4 leaf clover exchange. I love to get surprises in the mail.

I love the ladybug bag. It will be nice to carry things in my purse.

I have a secret sister in one of me groups and I got all this in the mail today. What a nice SS!
We get a new one every 3 months. so this is the last she will be sending me.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

I got 3 bookmarks done.

Yes I got something done. the 3 bookmarks. One is for a small trade and the others will be used for small gifts when needed. This is my trade in Sew Good Friends trade group.
It is a fat Q folded to make a pocket. then we put something in it for the person we send it to.
It's just a fast little trade. I think they are fun.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Sue and family

Sue's #1 grandson
These are not in order for anything. But here goes. Sue's son Eric and wife and new little girl. And Doug ,Sue's husband.

Sue's 2 grand daughters.

Sue's daughter Missie and husband in the blue shirt. And a family friend.

Eric and family

My wonderful sister Sue. She will not like the photo but I do!!!
I am so happy I got to see them all.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Thank you

Thank you all for the kind words. They are appreciated.

I finished a trade for St. Pat's day and put it in the mail a long with the trade for my kitchen shrine and a secret sister. So next week I will be receiving little packages in the mail. It's so much fun to see what is in them. I am just a kid at heart.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

A little of the green

I started this last week before Mom went in the hospital. I decided today to finish it for a trade I am doing. It's not very big it's only 8" x 8 3/4". I made 2 of them . I will use the other one for a small St Pat's Day gift. It's been very hard to get back into the swing of things and work on stuff. Just to much lose in the last few weeks.
I know it will get better it just takes time.

In Memory of Mom & Grandma

As we were looking for papers and things we needed for Mom's funeral. Jennie came across the 4 embroidered blocks. I gave them to Mom in the early 80's and then she put them in a drawer and that's where they have been ever scents. Jennie took them home and her and Sara #2 granddaughter put it together and quilted it and I did the binding in the car on the way to Mom's service. We placed it on the end of the casket and placed the casket spay on it. It look so nice and it will live with Sara now. I think Mom would have been proud of her Granddaughters for doing it for her. The quilt will be a remembrance for Sara of her Great Grandma Wilson.
The service was nice I think she would have liked it.