Sunday, October 26, 2008

I Did This!


I've been at it again, and have been sewing up a storm. Halloween costumes, baby blankets and burp rags. This week I have to sew 3 more blankets and 1 ninja Halloween costume and I have to make a some more clay magnets and a couple of ornaments. I don't think I have enough to do. I think I need to pile on a few more things. Actually, I really enjoy the sewing and creating... it's just harder with a toddler pushing the sewing machine pedal for you, trying to use the scissors as a teething ring, and whining over and over until you pick him up. It's all good.

Here's a baby blanket I made for my friend Tracee, who had the cutest, chubbiest baby boy, just last week. I think my uterus began to twitch when I held him.


Close up of the above blanket.


Another snugly blanket for baby Dawson.


I made these cute little Halloween ornaments for my wire tree. I sewed them out of muslim, painted them, sanded them, then stained them with a hot coffee, vanilla, and cinnamon mixture.



The pumpkin stem is made out of a cinnamon stick. How clever is that?

Stay tuned for further creations!

12 comments:

  1. I'll say it again...you are AMAZING! I don't think I have ever met anyone who is so multi-talented! The blanket and the ornaments are darling!!! Hey, would you make some for my Christmas tree??? Let me know how much you charge cuz those are stinkin' cute!!!

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  2. I am utterly amazed at your talent! I love that blanket. I want to know...did you buy the coffee? and How did you feel when you bought it? Just curious. I have bought tea before and just sang in my head and didn't make eye contact while I was at the register. The one I can't bring myself to do is beer. I needed it for a yard project and couldn't summon the guts. Oh well. You are fabulous!

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  3. Yeah I bought the coffee. I looked around and made sure no one saw me. I remember hiding it inside of the basket. I probably hid it with a package of pads or something more humiliating.

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  4. I saw those cute Halloween ornaments at your house and I thought, she didn't make these herself did she? Naw. They are so cute! Your uterus is twitching? you better do something about it(:

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  5. Holy crap your
    TALENTED!!!!!

    I love that your uterus twitched a little.

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  6. You never cease to amaze me. Would it be weird if I wanted one of those blankets in a girl version for Faith? It's just too cute. I need a baby. Now.

    You should go into business because you know we're not going to stop keeping you busy. We NEED your crafts!!!

    And if you do ornaments for Lori, I want some too. More stuff to keep you busy. You know you love my annoying orders.

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  7. That is such a cute quilt! I really admire people who have these skills. Because I have none whatsoever.

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  8. You are so stinkin' creative! I need to have you come over and give me ideas on decorating my house someday.

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  9. that quilt is so cute!! I think your uterus is twitching cuz it has a baby girl waiting for you with Grandma and Kay!! You need to get right on it and not wait another 10 years!!! LOL

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  10. Great job..! Your Halloween ornaments are looking cute. Keep on the good work.

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  11. Your blanket and burp cloth for Tracee are too cute! That's hilarious that you hid the coffee. The ornaments turned out so great! You rule!

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  12. Okay, what cute stuff are you doing for Christmas? Do you sell?
    Love what you made and I want some cute Christmas things to buy for the new bride!! She has nothing, I am making her stockings and a tree skirt.

    I don't mind buying coffee and beer and tea, I figure it just gives people something to gossip about and I am glad to help!!!

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