Monthly Archives: November 2012

New Linen Pillows in my Autumn Splendor Palette!

Well, I was able to  make 4 pillows before we had to change gears and serve up Thanksgiving dinner. We had to move the furniture in the living room all around to accommodate the 2 extra tables we needed. Because we move the furniture around for the Christmas tree, the room is officially discombobulated right now. It was really hard to (quickly) get good pix inside:

So I took them outside and had fun!

I really like these, and need to make a few more to make the room FULL of pillows, but I’ve really got to get some more row houses made before my open studio next weekend. So I’ll be happy with four…for now!

 

Shopping Handmade for the Holidays!

If you are anything like me, you have been totally bombarded by news about “Black Friday” or “Cyber Monday” sales – it’s overwhelming! I do find it frustrating that so many businesses turn the season of giving into a season of selling. However, I do love to give (and receive!) gifts! As much as possible,… Continue Reading

Festival of Pie 2012

Well, the Festival of Pie (what we call Thanksgiving, because we have so much PIE!) was a rousing success! Actually, this was quite possible our best Thanksgiving EVER! We had lots of friends on hand, and my cousin Jessica, whom I haven’t seen since she was a flower girl at our wedding like 20 years… Continue Reading

Let the Cooking and Baking Commence!

Well, we’re back from our whirlwind trip to San Diego, where the Hubby was attending a music conference. We had a great view of the harbor from our hotel window: The Zoo was fantastic! Here are just a couple of great shots, but rest assured, Liam took a zillion! We also got to go to… Continue Reading

Chaise Slipcover Dyeing Complete!

I’ve been hard at working changing out the colors in my living room. I’m halfway through the biggest project, sewing a slipcover for my hubby’s favorite chair, but I did get my chaise slipcover dyed – I was quite worried as I had to come up with a color combination that would overdye the new… Continue Reading

November Goals Check-in

I have not accomplished much on this month’s goals yet: November Goals Custom iPad Cover for Kathy P. November 10   100% 3 custom dyed skirts for 3 lovely ladies November 15   0% 2 more sets of Row Houses for Open Studio December 8   0% 2 Custom tie headbands November 30   0%… Continue Reading