Saturday, October 29, 2011

I bought this fabric, because it just screamed FALL. Then I could not bring myself to cut it up into pieces for a quilt or wall hanging, so I make placemats out of it. I kept the fabric in one piece so I could enjoy all the beautiful color, and just made simple placemats.
Then I decided that my tea pot needed a cozy, and since I mainly drink hot tea in the fall and winter, the fabric was just right for that as well. I made the cozy using 3 layers of fabric, the fall fabric, a layer of Insul-bright, and a layer of pre- quilted fabric for the lining.
Works great! My tea stays hot a long time in my ceramic tea pot.
I also made some gingerbread potholders, but those have not been turned and finished yet. I wanted to get this fall leaf set done and in my kitchen. Took about 40 minutes to make the 2 placemats and the tea cozy...nice fun project.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Thought For Today

My Eternal Home
Revelations 21 & 22

Fall Is really here

Today I finished getting the yard and gardens ready for winter...It looks so desolate out there with all the decorations and lawn ornaments put away till spring. All the shrubs are covered, my rose bush is encased in a rose cone....
I am not sure if we have had "indian summer" yet. But if not I got everything done, before I am trying to do it in the snow! much as I like the pretty white fluffy stuff I hope not to see it for at least 6 weeks yet.
Half of the trees still have leaves on them yet, some have not even turned to their spectacular fall colors as yet!
I really do not want to give up my afternoon reading in the sun, but since the temps are now in the 50'I will stay inside and read.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Thought For Today

The final Judgement- Revelations 20:7-15

Sunday, October 9, 2011

I am so far behind in the things I need to get done, so I guess I will be staying up all night tonight just to get even. I figure if I sew all night I will be caught up to where I should have been by Friday.
I got this far behind, by taking a few road trips that were not really in my schedule. BUT, sometimes you just have to change the schedule around a bit to do the things that make you happy.
All work and no fun...does not make life grand either.