Saturday, August 2, 2014
Oh yes I did
It was a very nice July for me. A friend and I went to Maker Faire in Detroit (I love going to Maker Faire!), where I saw tons of cool stuff and bought some marbles and some bits and pieces for my next electronic projecdt. I spent time at a Bed and Breakfast in Grayling with my family, including my brother and niece and her husband and beautiful 18 month old daughter from the west coast.
On top of all that goodness, I also got a few things done in the sewing room. Not any of the cleaning tasks I set out for myself, of course, but a few little sewing projects, so I can link up to Cat Patches July NewFO Challenge for once! I made a pathetic looking teddy bear for the little visitor -- I was embarrassed to even show it to her, but toddlers aren't too judgy, thank goodness. She named it Owl.
And I made an eternity scarf, a set of napkins, and another baby blanket and a few burp clothes, all quick and easy projects I hope to do a lot more of in the next couple of months to put away for Christmas.
And best of all, I finished a rag quilt. I made it for a gift that I will be giving in a week or so, so I won't show the final project here. This is the first time I tried chain stitching and that was fun, and also the first time I made a rag quilt and then, after it was finished, decided to make it a little bigger. I love the way it turned out.