Sunday, August 02, 2009

Christmas in July Swap Goodies and Sewing With Friends

I received my Christmas in July package from Kristin of Life at Rosemary Hill. Here are the packages as I took them out of the envelope.
She made me a lovely Christmas stocking.
I love the design and the colors.
She also made this gorgeous Santa table runner.
Here are the Santas for January through July . . .
. . . and the Santas for July through December.
I'm going to hang the runner and the stocking in my studio.
She included these bright Christmas fabrics too.
Thanks for a wonderful Christmas in July package, Kristin!

Yesterday I had a few friends over for a sewing day.
My first project of the day was to finish the pillowcases for Mr. E's day care.
I had already sent three completed ones to the day care. Here are the remaining six I finished.
I pulled out this kit I bought about four years ago.
It's a panel with two borders. The kit also includes backing fabric.
Now I just need to quilt it.
My DIL started a fishy quilt quite a while ago. She's not a fan of sewing triangles so I offered to finish the quilt for her. I finished all 12 of the inner blocks and finished three of those blocks.
Mr. E and his mommy were here for the day too. At the end of the day I showed Mr. E what sewing is all about. He helped me finish one of mommy's fishy blocks.
Today is a quiet day here. I'll be doing some laundry, some crocheting and watching a lot of Tiger Woods.

Happy Stitching!
Sweet P


Quilter Kathy said...

That photo of you teaching your grandbaby to quilt is adorable... it really looks like he is trying to learn!
Thanks for letting me know that Tiger is on TV today...I'll get out some handwork!

Chookyblue...... said...

great swap parcel from Kris..........
gotta start them sewing

Fiesta said...

Mr. E will soon be designing for you.
Your christmas swap gifts are adorable. I have never seen a santa for every month.

Bev C said...

Mr E. looks quite a good sewer. Have fun finishing those pillowslips. Love the Christmas table runner. Happy days.

Sandra :) said...

I want a sewing buddy like YOUR sewing buddy - he looks like he'd be really handy around the sewing machine, LOL! What a doll :)

Kay said...

Oh my.... Mr. E is definitely squeezable material. That photo is too cute!


Vanessa said...

How lucky Mr. E is to have such a crafty grandma and mama. My boys love to knit and sew and I bet Mr. E will want to learn too when he is older.

Teresa said...

What an adorable picture of you and grandson sewing. Ah, the memories you are tucking away.

May Kristin said...

What a great package you got from your swap partner!

Anonymous said...

Cute photo of you and the little one! :)