Saturday, November 18, 2017
Thursday, March 9, 2017
I know that I live in Atlanta, and don't expect a huge snowstorm every year, but a little bit of winter would be nice. All of my daffodils have already bloomed and our azealais are blooming now. We had 70 degree weather in February. The pollen is awful with doesn't help my allergies. It is going to be a long spring. On a better note I finally have both hands. I got my splint off last week. YEAH!!! I can sew again.
I got this quilt back from Leisa my machine quilter and have been waiting to sew the binding on it. I found this pattern on Pintrest several years ago and feel in love with it. I didn't even realize at the time that I had the pattern. The cover of the pattern shows it made up in blues and browns, not my favorite colors. When I saw the red and brown version I started pulling all of those colors out of my stash and got busy. Some of my points could be better but over all I am happy with it.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Last Friday we were out of school for a snow day, it was also the perfect birthday present. I had been wanting to visit the SCAD Museum of Fashion in Atlanta, there was a special exhibit covering 200 years of fashion. It was fascinating. I have read a lot about fashion through the ages and have always been fascinated by all of the different layers that women have had to wear. I have also been fascinated by the "undergarments" that women had to wear. I can't image the whalebone stays that women had to wear to make their waist appear smaller, that had to be just too painful. My favorite period is the 1920's. Women were finally able to dress to suit themselves, no more painful stays, no layers of undergarments, and they could finally show a little bit of "leg". If you are in the Atlanta area you should definitely check it out.
|"At home" dresses from the 1840's.|
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Pig in a Blanket Wools.
Monday, January 23, 2017
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Still have my hand in a splint, at least 4 more weeks. I had no idea that it would bother me so much not to be able to sew or do any kind of hand work. The one positive is that I have been doing a lot of reading. I just started Glory Over Everything, this is the sequel to The Kitchen House. I loved The Kitchen House and asked for this book for Christmas, so far it is not a disappointment, very good.