Saturday, November 22, 2014

What I have been done or doing

Some days it feels like I do not get anything accomplished. Eventually the projects come together and I can see a finish or progress. This is some of what I did in November.

Mary Beth's friend had a preemie baby boy so I made a self binding blanket, matching burp cloth, stripped hat, and then a matching hat.
I made this adorable pillowcase for Barrett. It is new pattern I learned at Peggy's Sewing Center. I love the different color for the back and the hidden cuff.
Mary Beth wanted me to knit boot cuffs for her. She sent me the link for the pattern and the color. I just finished them last night.
Hot off the longarm. Now I need to square up and sew the binding. This goes to New York.
I started a dog sweater  for Buddy. It has been record breaking cold for November and Buddy gets his coat clipped.
More pillowcases made from leftovers using the new pattern. I want to finish today.
I got one of Anne Marie Christmas ornaments put together. I am working on the others.
I love Blue Heron chenille yarn! I am knitting this scarf  at my knit group - the Little Purls
So, this should keep me out of too much trouble.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Bad Barbara

My badness started at 5:00 am with an online purchase of am Accuquilt Go. I have wanted one for along time. Then, Quilt in a Day had some great specials. While I was on the computer, I thought I would check out Handi Quilter to see if they had posted its prostitcher retreat schedule for 2015. It was posted and booked the first one.
I had planned a trip to look at the leaves changing color and to visit Boonsboro. On the same day as my on-line purchases, AJ, Buddy and I drove out to western Maryland.
First stop was Patches and I bought a spool of thread. Second stop at White Swan shop, I purchased some needles and 3 fat quarters in the clearance bin. Third shop -- Wilson's -- I bought a sewing machine! When I walked in I had no intention to do that. I was lured in by the fantastic price.
Traditions at White Swan Purchase
My Quilt in a Day Purchases
My new Designer Ruby!!!!!
$8 Purchase