Thursday, January 23, 2014

So Little Sewing

This week has been pretty rough in the sewing studio. Just not a whole lot accomplished, but I did manage to get to Club Sew on Friday night and we celebrated Gaila's birthday. Jenn brought an ice cream sandwich cake which was to die for! Even I had to break my healthy eating to have a piece.
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I whipped up this diaper clutch for a neighbor of my dad and Ann that just had a baby boy. Ann wanted a western themed one. This was totally from scraps of my moms.
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Monday I attended my first meeting of the BH Quilters Guild. It was interesting and I know I won't always be able to attend, but I'm considering it. After I picked up the kids from daycare Monday we went out to my dad and Ann's house and set up the quilt frame. I have the base put together and still need to put the rail pieces on, but those are simple. It won't take me long at all and I'll be quilting away. I even ordered new tracks for both the rails and the carriage. After 226 quilts it was time!
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Mikaela celebrated her 3rd birthday on Sunday and I got her a sewing machine. She wanted so bad to use it, so Tuesday night I sat and sewed with her. She was so excited. It doesn't do much and won't really hold together, but she had a great time. She sat and pushed the foot control on the table. I know it won't be long and she'll be using my machine. Mathew wasn't so sure what we were doing, but he wanted to be right there.

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4 comments:

Sara said...

That little sewing machine will bring both of you hours of special memory making.

So - will you need to go to your dad's house to do your longarm quilting? Hope it isn't too far away.

Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation said...

aw! what a wonderful gift. I'm sure you and she will make special memories with it! and cute diaper tote!

Thank you so much for sharing at Needle and Thread Thursday!

:) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

Quilt Musings said...

How cool that your daughter is into sewing already! What a wonderful craft for you all to enjoy together for years to come!

Sara said...

Awwww..what a sweet gift for a little girl's B-day! Enjoy!