Sunday, September 19, 2010

Gracies' Mosaic

Tail of Two Gracies, originally uploaded by aaaandreaaaa.
Made with Mosaic Maker at Big Huge Labs.

Scrappy Pincushion Swap

Partner This One is For You, originally uploaded by aaaandreaaaa.
I am participating in swap, and I made this for my partner. Pattern is made by Fig Tree Threads and is called Cherry Blossoms. I used a tart pan for the base, and I didn't use batting like the pattern suggested. I used a heavy interfacing instead. I hope she likes it?

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Texas Hankie Pillow

Texas Hankie Pillow, originally uploaded by aaaandreaaaa.
Moda, fabric designer, printed these cool hankies. I finally got around to making this printed panel into a fun, kitschy pillow. I love how the ball-fringe made the bluebonnets pop. Happy sewing.

Recycled Neck-tie Pouches

Recycled Neck-tie Pouches, originally uploaded by aaaandreaaaa.
Made these recycled neck-tie pouches for a friend's birthday. A different friend of mine gave me some of their neck-ties from their collection. Anyway, I made these pouches using Country Living Magazine's directions, June 2010. I kept the advertising on them for a cool look.  Very easy to make, and I plan to make more of them.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Family Togetherness

, originally uploaded by aaaandreaaaa.
I am thankful for my three day weekend and the time off. School has been in session for two weeks, and I have started worrying about my students which weighs heavily on my mind. Traveled to Oklahoma, and I spent some quality time with ma and pa. While in Oklahoma we celebrated my niece's birthday, and I helped my parents continue to get settled into their new place. I forget, until I visit Oklahoma how windy it is. The wind in Oklahoma is brutal right now, due to the tropical depression moving and shaking in the Golf Coast. We need the rain terribly, and I can't wait to get back to school feeling rested. Thanks to my dad for snapping the picture of the babies and me.