Archive | May 2013

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A Bathing Suit for George

I found this material last year and was going to make a bathing suit and cover up for George, but somehow never got to it. So I found time this weekend and am really pleased with how the bathing suit turned out. I tried to get a picture of the inside so that you could […]

Bulletin Board for Sewing Room (Take Two)

Back on April 29, I posted about my new wall board for the sewing room. Well, I like it at first, but it had a few problems.   First of all I painted each of the cork squares with paint that was suppose to make it magnetic. It did not work, even though I followed the […]

Addie’s Summer Outfits

The top is a new pattern from one of my favorite pattern designers for little girls, Olabelhe. She released two new patterns this week and I couldn’t wait to try them out. The first is the halter top. Grampa said “pretty sophisticated for our little Adeline and he didn’t see any pink”, her favorite color. […]

Tyler Rose Parade Quilt (Installment 1)

I have not done a full size quilt for years, they just seem very daunting. When I think of how long it took me to just do the “Prayer Garden” a wall hanging. Well, I decided I really wanted to make two large lap quilts for our family room. ( I just noticed, I did […]

Crafting with the Girls

Jennifer brought the girls over on Saturday for some crafting. I had so much fun with them all. That surely is what grandchildren are for!

Summer Sweater

I joined a project of the month club for knitting, I was tired of always making the same thing and thought this would be a good way to try to as they say “step out of the box”. I have tried some really different things. I saw this book of Summer Sweaters and decided this […]

A Great Weekend!

I had the best Mother’s Day. Michael made me the most delicious dinner, Lamb Shank, twice baked potato, grilled asparagus, and am amazing salad of broccoli, bacon and gorgonzola cheese. It tasted even better than it looks! Thank you Michael for making my day so special!

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