Wednesday, October 04, 2006
Monday was my birthday, so I kept myself home from work to have some alone time and just kick around the house. I made a big pot of chicken noodle soup that simmered on the stove all day and a baked a pumpkin sheet cake that was simply marvelous, if I do say so myself. One big reason for the day off was to finish some projects that were feeling a little neglected. I made this very simple little beach sign for my guest room. I think I'll do another one with the word a little bit higher on the wood and some towel hooks added.
This little Raggedy Ann project isn't quite finished. I'm going to make a tote bag out of Raggedy Ann colors with a pocket on the front. The pocket will be for Raggedy Ann to ride around in and I'm going to put a pop-up Raggedy Ann book inside the bag. This is a Christmas present for my two and a half year old niece, Shelby.
Dustin gave me the new Alan Jackson CD "Like Red On A Rose" for my birthday. I plugged that into my CD player in my guest/craft room and crooned my afternoon away. Ladies, this one is worth a listen! What a beautiful voice he has. Anyway, this halloween pillow is another finished project for my trick-or-treat swap partner, whoever she (or he) may be. I have another one in progress, but gave up when I sewed the backing on inside out. It is still sitting by my sewing machine waiting for me and my seam ripper to come back.
This last one is a pillow that I made several years ago. I love this one and can never wait for the first of October to get it out. You can't see them in this picture, but it also has very cute leaf-shaped buttons all down both sides.
May you all be blessed with finished projects today...
Posted by Paula at 6:31 PM