Saturday, June 16, 2007
On the craft side I helped the babysitter make a big footed bunny for her baby sister. Last night I worked on creating a wall hanging for Bonnie's room. Once I'm finished I'll post it. I'm so happy with how it turned out because this is the first of any type of quilting I've ever done. It turned out alright but I know quite a few things I will do differently next time. That's it for now. As usual I am so limited on any creative time do to work and family. I can't wait for work to slow down a bit and for me to have a little more free time.
Tuesday, May 15, 2007
Thursday, May 10, 2007
Making the bibs were a big learning experience because I have never truly quilted before. I bib with the hippos worked out great but I had a tough time with the second bib. I think it all came down to the fact that the fabric was stretchy and I'm not used to that. But thankfully nobody noticed that tonight and she loved the gift.
Friday, May 4, 2007
One of her favorite things to do is walk Scooter. While we were outside we found those seeds that when I was a kid we called helicopters. These seeds you hold up with your arm and then let them free fall. When the helicoters fall they twist in circles. Bonnie got such a kick out me showing her this that she kept playing and playing with the helicopters. I really enjoyed just watching her giggle and clap at how well she had done. While we were playing I realized all the wonderful memories Bonnie brings back to me about my childhood.
I'm the young sister here with my older sister Jeni. I can't even begin to talk about all the fun we had as kids - we were a very large family. I remember many forts being built and destroyed. Another fond memory is all the birthday parties we had for our family. I could go on but with seven kids there just tends to be so many wonderful memories.
Well on that note have a great weekend. I'm finishing up Bonnie's first sundress and maybe starting on a second. I do have some gifts I have to finish up for baby showers for next week. Looks like it will be a busy crafting weekend.
Tuesday, May 1, 2007
I do plan on finishing Bonnie's sundress this week. I also have a few deadlines on needing to make some baby gear. I have a baby shower to attend next week and luckily she is having a boy. I also wanted to make something for my cousin who just had a baby boy. Luckily, I bought three yards of this cute baby boy fabric at JoAnn's a few weeks ago and now I have a chance to use it. I have no idea what to make but this is such a cool idea I think I might try it and then make a matching bib.
Other than that I am excited to see Sally's shop open today. I can't wait to see what is for sale.