On a crafting note.

23 Oct

I know two posts in one day, tooo much. I just thought since this is a crafty like blog, I would update you on my crafyness. I worked on pears last night. I’m making a bunch. I found that too make them the most visually apealing you should get different kinds of fabrics. The tutorial I got them from said use two plain and one print, but like like three print, two of them being simple/solidish and one really fun print. I think it add the most visual appeal. Hence on my last pear posting, I made three and took the picture with each on having a different side showing. But if you look, that is the three fabrics that I used on each of the first three. So, it is easiest for me, to do them in sets of three. Esp since I want to make three complete sets. I also found instead of having lots of fabric left over and buying lots of yardage and frankly having the cutting ladies really ticked at me, I bought quarter squares! Meg and I went and picked them out, yes Amber, I had help matching the fabrics since you weren’t here so nothing clashes or anything like that. So here are a few pictures of the pears in progress.

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I dragged my sewing macine into the middle of the living room, so I could still watch Thursday night shows. Yes, I know this is completely ridiculous. But soon, I will have a crafting corner and dragging of the sewing machine will not be necessary!! (sad note, we got rid of Lulu the bunbun, but she is going to a better home with a girl who will be way more enthusiastic about her)

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Pears in all stages of development. Yes, they are filled with minute rice.

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and one of my favorite things about living on campus. in a medium to larger size city I have GIANT turkeys in my back yard. they go with the deer that also like this patch of earth.

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One Response to “On a crafting note.”

  1. jessandtyler October 23, 2009 at 5:35 pm #

    Cute, cute, cute. You get soooooo many more crafts completed than me! I am pretty excited that you get to have a craft corner soon. And I am happy that Lulu is out of your hair now…and that she gets to go to another good home.

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