Monday, November 30, 2009

SOME OF THIS AND THIS----




OH MY--where do I start tonight????



It's beginning to look alittle like Christmas at my house---


I have a nice collection of antique aprons and there is 12 of them that are Christmas ones in the half apron style alone--and three of them have so far found a way to be displayed for the holidays--after they "allowed" me to iron them up nice --they wanted their picture taken--SOOO---

This one is really "vintage" looking--


And this one is sooo cute--do you see what is on this one????

And we have to have Santa on the scene somewhere!!!
and this is how they chose to be displayed--

this is on the bottom half of my Hoosier cabinet--maybe I will do pictures of the top half tomorrow!!!
And then this is my "quilt work" for today--

Remember these from my Christmas in August projects--today I got all three basted to hand quilt this week--hopefully--as I am basting them though I am thinking--
Why did I made three of these?????? and now what am I going to do with THREE of them????  But by the time I got them all basted I had decided on one of them for a gift, one may be a give away here--yep here so be sure to read me every day!!!!

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And I forgot to tell you I did get my 'I Spy" blocks in the mail just before turkey day--here is a picture of some--

I just love this pile and I do believe I will do another I spy exchange if I run into one--it is sooo much fun looking at 120 blocks that are all different and wondering how they are all gonna look on a quilt??????   Oh and I got the neatest gift from the Hostess of the exchange and I am using it---will do a picture tomorrow!!!



OH dear I do believe there is a "man" down in that big hole of basement--or once was a basement--he played down there all day---he kept pulling up metal pipes etc ---

This is what it looks like across the street now---another house gone--one more to go!!!!
I have needed to add to this story and kept forgetting--sorry--any ways--where I live is a Senior Housing project and they want to build another big apartment project across the street and that is why these houses are being torn down---also these houses are all in really really bad shape and are really unliveable--(except I guess the rats liked living in their basements--but they are long gone now!!!!)  As to when the new one will go up nobody knows--but it is good that these houses are gone for now--does look much better out there now and it is healthier and safer now with them gone--thanks for all the comments and concerns here.


Hugs, Di--Happy December 1st--you'all

6 comments:

  1. Hi Di-
    You are so organized. Love the aprons, they are all cute. Especially the kitties. I don't own an apron--shame on me--when I bake I just throw on my old clothes and get full of flour. I just realized that there is snow falling on your blog--too cute. Your little Christmas quilts are going to be sooooooooo gorgeous. Can't wait to see the finished product. It is handy to have more than one of someting. Well--I must try to figure out how many yards of fabric I have (hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhhahahhahahahahhahahahahahahahahaha)so that I can write it on the inventory list for our shipment. It should be well and truly embarrassing. Talk to you soon! L,A

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  2. No, your posts are not too long, Di. I love reading your posts. I don't quite remember how we ran across one another but I am so thankful we did.

    I LOVE aprons. Anyone who knows me knows that. I love making them, I love giving them away and I love wearing them - any and all styles. Infact, I have three half aprons cut out at this very moment to make. Your vintage half aprons are wonderful.

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  3. What a clever way to display your aprons.
    They all are very pretty!
    Gorgeous quilting Di! and I'm glad those "yucky" houses are gone and you will have a healthier, more beautiful neighborhood now.
    Hugs!

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  4. Pretty aprons - and the Christmas quilts are lovely, Di.

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  5. I love the little Christmas quilts. I did the I Spy swap also. Loved going through all those fun little squares. The little gift was wonderful too. I haven't used mine yet but I can imagine that you will get lots of use out of yours :)

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  6. I just love those aprons. I have a vintage one with Santas on it. I got mine out but I need to iron it before I tie it to the dishwasher to display.
    Thanks for the Christmas music.

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