Saturday, October 31, 2009

Halloweeen Sewing Retreat

I am doing an online Halloween sewing retreat with some friends offline.
  I am getting a late start sense I stayed up Way to late last night.  So are today I decorated a blue Jean bag that i got from wal-mart last year and just wanted to spruce it up.  I will get a pic of it here in a sec and post it. The pic came out blury have another one to post but need to run Melissa up the street to a sleep over.

 Then its off to eat some lunch/brunch then back to the sewing machine.  Not sure what the next one would be might start on a pillowcase.  will keep posting threw out the day.
Okay its about 5:15 and i feel I have not got much accomplished, after I dropped of Melissa for her sleep over I ate some lunch.  OH and came home with a new puppy lol.  Brittany;s mom and I got to talking about dogs and how i was looking for a female dog for me sense i lost mine last year.  She told me she had a long haired chihuahua she needed to find a home for she just had to many dogs.  I took one look at her and new i had to bring her home.  She looked so much like the dog i had when a was a little girl. But Nicki was a different breed than what  Sadie is.
 she is in the room right now with Kelsey hanging out. And the neighbors dog is here hanging out as well, Its Kelseys boyfriends family dog so the dogs and ryan are here all the time.  Just Ryan is not here right now lol
 I am trying to make a pillow case got it sewn down the first time and it did not look right. So took to the bed to see way, it was way to long for some reason. Do not have enough material to make the cuff for the right way. So just going to sew it back up and cut off some of the bottom.  Its long enough for a body pillow lol

 As soon as I get it done will post pics.

how are the rest of you doing?

Okay here is the pic of the pillowcase I made. That is my dd Kelsey holding it up she would not let me show her face lol.
 I had to redo it twice and still think i have to redo the side seam. But just to tired to deal with it right now.
  I am doing a french seam for the first time, and just missed some of the inside seam and its showing.
 But all and all it turned out great.  Have one cut out for tomorrow too. Going to go and watch some tv.

busy day today

Well today was really busy. Cleaned the house all up, did laundry as well. Made my first ever Blueberry pie. Its on the table now and need to get a pic of it to post. I was hoping to have some blueberries left to make some mini pies as well. Oh well, I can do it another time. Had to take a trip into town to take dh his power cord for his lap top he needed it at wrk. And then to wal-mart to get some bird food for the cockatiels they were out of food. While i was there i bought up the rest of some material i got the other day and thought it might make a great backing to a quilt top i have and need to get done sometime soon, have only had it done for about 8 yrs now lol actually think longer than that. Got some halloween placemats done last week for the table. Not that we really sit at the table to eat. Most of the time we are not all at home together to eat dinner. going to see if i can upload pics here, have not added pics here yet. Tomorrow my plans are to get a pillow case done, start a charity quilt, and just work on some mineless sewing as well. Get some christmas gifts going as well. I also have an emboidery machine i need to start learning as well.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

been awhile

been awhile sense i have last posted. Been really busy here at home. We got 2 calves last week and only 1 made it. They are bottle fed calves that we got from an individual that we found out after the calve died that this person sold us some sick cows. Now we know why he was in such a hurry to get his check cashed. I think hubby is going to report him to the spca. Last Thursday Hubby broke his pinky finget playing catch football with the neighborhood kids. When he caught the ball it bent it back and at first we thought it was just dislocated so he popped it back into place. Well, later on and a trip the to ER found out he fractured it. Hairline fracture. And it goes up and down but sideways not straight across. So for now he is having to wear a finger splint. I had to take him back on sunday because the meds they gave him were not wrking and come to find out the dr on the 1st trip did not give him the right ones. Wrk is going fine and really busy, we have a few changes going on a wrk but for the best. Its really going to help my dept have less wrk to do. For now it seems we are doing the other dept wrk when they can be doing thier own. So that will be really nice. Was raining here off and on for the past week or so, So now the farm area in the back of the house is all one big mud puddle lol. Now that the rain is behind us for now, and hopefully the sun will come out and help dry this all up. We are in the process of getting ready to start board a neighbors house. She litterly lives right behind us. I have not have had the chance to meet her yet, i was at wrk the other day when she came by. I have been wrking on some placemats for halloween as soon as i get them done i will post a pic. Just something for the table. And have some cute fall material i may some mats from as well. The Girls and Hubby are at our Texas State Fair right now. Been there most of the day. Not sure if they are on thier way home or not have not heard from them all day. Well called hubby at 1pm when i had my break at wrk but not sense then. Might have to go out and feed the animals myself. well, off to do some sewing before i have to go and feed. And give them a call and see where they are.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

computer is back and running

Well, i have been off the computer for about a week or so. Ours crashed and took it to a friend to get it fixed. She told me its the worse computer she had ever seen infected with worms, trojens ect. But we are up and running finally. Sure have missed it. But did loose alot of my sites and blogs that I was following. So today off and on i have been trying to locate them. Most of them are from members of my Yahoo Group Stashbusters. so will get them back here and there. And in the meantime i have found some other sites that were interesting. well, off to go and watch some tv with a cup of hot tea. Animals are fed outside before it started to rain again. I will try and post more tomorrow.