Friday, December 31, 2010

What's Your New Year's Resolution?

I have so many goal's for 2011!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1. Be happy and content in all situations. 

"Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not think you are superior". (Rom 12:14-16)

2. Be a better wife and mother
 I often feel like I don't live up to my duty as a wife and mother. There have been so many trials in the last year that have made me feel as if I'm not living up to what a "good christian wife and mother should be like"

3. of course I wanna loose 20 pounds haha
 I lost a bunch of weight but after a big surgery I have gained about 10 of it back . :(  

4. Finish one project at a time instead of starting a bunch and not finishing them.
the first one to finish is Madisons quilt and 2 shirts for my son 

5. Finish my teacher's aid course

6. Run 5 km

7. when I look back at my list the only thing that really matters is the 1st one. In order to be successful at all of this i need to be happy and content. :)

May God Bless you in the year ahead in whatever your situation is He is always with you and He will guide you and take care of you   
peace and love from my house to yours 



Thursday, December 23, 2010

And the Quilt FINALLY begins.

Remember this I finally started it. I think this is one of the funnest projects i have ever done. The circles are a hoot. I have alot of work to do yet but heres a peek of what I started.

One thing I have really learned I NEED A GOOD IRON. I actually did iron before doing this. :( oh well

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

I won a giveaway and I made coasters

Im so excited to finally win a giveaway . I visit many craft blogs looking for simple ideas for sewing and many times they offer a giveaway. I follow a blog called Poppy Seed Fabrics ( go over and visit she has her own shop) anyways last week she posted a tutorial on how to make coasters you can find it here , right away I knew I would enjoy doing this project. It uses 5 inch squares ( same size as many charm packs) and I had a charm pack hanging around dying to be used. We were kindly invited for dinner at a friend of my brothers Saturday so friday night I gave it a go and made the host some coasters. I love them!!!!!!! A great host gift especially if you know they appreciate homemade things. So here is how mine turned out.

Shortly after this tutorial was posted a giveaway was posted. Lemon Tree Creation was actually the one who had the giveaway but it was sponsored by Poppy Seed Fabrics. Wanna see what I won........

One fat quarter of each pattern Im SEW excited can't wait to get it . Thanks to both Blogs for the giveaway :)

Saturday, December 4, 2010

My Last Bag and a Pair of PJ Pants

Well all school age nieces and nephews all have there own library book bags. well Carsen who is turning 7 will get his in a couple hours. I made 3 girls bags and 4 boy bags plus 3 others for my kids. Here is Carsen's bag.

And below are my first pair of PJ pants I have ever made. This was the second thing we made in my sewing lesson . I was pretty excited. Wore then to bed last night :)