Thursday, July 30, 2009

Here they are, both of them!!

Okay, FINALLY got them both done, drawn up, directions printed and pics taken...WHEW! All this while trying to get ready for my show. First pattern is, Ice Cream, U Scream! Second pattern is, "Monkey Business". Can you guess which is which?! lol
Ice cream dollies are approx. 18" and are fairly easy to make, pattern includes three styles of dollies including 3 faces and 3 hairstyles as well as all ice cream.....even the one on the ground! HA!
Monkey business has a 19" bag holder doll AND a 17" regular dolly with legs in the pattern. Also included is the sockLESS monkey. You'll be surprised how easy those lil buggers are to make.
Both of these patterns were inspired by the fabrics. I bought that monkey fabric last summer and just now got to making this up. Bought the pastels in March of this year, it just scream, ICE CREAM at me. Not knowing what or how, I bought it. Do we REALLY need an excuse to buy more fabric???!!!!

Monday, July 27, 2009

Back to work!

I've finally been feeling really good and back to the sewing machine. I have two new patterns, just about done. Pictures and details to follow tomorrow so stay tuned!!!

Saturday, July 18, 2009


....I have had many. If you suffer from chronic migraines, you KNOW where I am coming from. If you do not, consider yourself fortunate. I've had these for YEARS. I do have a prescription but they still come. What a messed up week, messed up my shipping, pictures, auctions, and put me behind in getting ready for the upcoming show. And of course the blogging...non existant....*sigh*

Tomorrow can only be better.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

We have a WINNER!

Chatty Cathy Palmetto, you have won the dolly! My hubby pulled your name.
Woohoo, email me your mailing address and she will be on her way!

Be sure to watch for my next giveaway, tomorrow or Friday I will post the picture!
Thanks to all who participated.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Parting is such sweet sorrow!

I've decided to sell this dolly, was gonna keep her for a bit but she's now on ebay.
Take a peek if you like.

I'm spending my day, ordering supplies, shipping, and then it's on to the sewing room to clean....UGH. It's such a mess it's embarrassing! Should have some stuff to show in a day or so.

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Happy 4th and I hit the Jackpot!

Well, got the "hubs" up early today to hit a couple yard sales on the back roads here.....actually they are all mostly back roads here! Anyhoo, we scored big! Got two grains scoops for $1.00 each...woohoo!. The old green cupboard, two coal pails, a huge amount of feedsacks and ticking, a yummy piece of red ticking too. The giant wooden barrel with the old advertising still intact on the bottom. Had a ton of peeps looking thru the window at the barrel! An old americana song book, the pale green cooler, an old hanging grain scale, old chairs, old wooden step stools, etc. etc. etc.......I think maybe we spent $75.00....probably not.
Oh an old white cupboard too that we have to go back for and lots of litte odds and ends.
Well, I'm off now to prepare our food for later today.
Have a safe and Happy 4th of July! Remember our military, past and present today and continue to pray for their safety.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Things that make you go "hmmmmm...."

We've been planning our 4th of July celebration for 2 months. We decided the splurge a bit and go with grilled seafood. Lobster tails and shrimp to be exact. With all the talk about the economy, wouldn't you know it, we got the LAST lobster tails in Sam's Club and that was early in the afternoon. And the store was PACKED as well as Walmart and every other parking lot...hmmmmmm.

Passed the fireworks place and the cars were lined up and again the parking lot was packed. That stuff isn't cheap! Don't you know, it's illegal to buy them here in PA, but everyone else can come from every other state and purchase them. Even if it is illegal in their own state.....hmmmmmm.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

What the heck is it???

First person that guesses what this is will win a lil giveaway! Leave your guess in the comment area.

Nope, keep guessing! Not brownies.

Here's a hint, it is not edible.........

Raggedykinfolk, you got it! Email your addy to me.
This is chocolate soap. It is to be "chunked" to go into my green mint soap that I am making next!