Monday, January 23, 2012

WHAT HAVE I GOTTIN

Myself into here--
We are suppose to make 12 of these plates--
and I think I could get the 12 or most of them out of the layer cake--
only -- every plate would look pretty much the same, as I discovered that there is only about 23 prints in the cake that are different, and if you need 20 fans for each plate--well--they will all look pretty much the same!!!
So I did go through my 30's prints and came up with about 13 fabric prints that should blend in nicely--and then  I will have variety --
I also did some sewing on the fans today--stitched and stitched, 
then cut them apart, and turned the points and pressed--
and when I got done I only had enough stitched for about 4 plates---
so 'who' I ask again got me into this??????



I did manage to get another bom somewhat finished up today--
Cottage--
From Shabby Fabrics for January--

And I took a quick trip to Walmart this afternoon--
went though what is left of Christmas and found a treasure--
the cupcake papers on the left--
so then had to go check out what they had in for Valentines day--
and those are on the right side--
and see there is even some 'pink' ones in there!!!!
Now--here comes the 'problem'--
I do not 'need' these!!!!
but I seen someone on here that collects these and has them in a pretty display jar--
and not wanting to be 'left' behind, I 'must' also do my part and collect some!!!!

Now for this--
I have signed up to do the TUSAL which is for Totally Useless sal--
and we have to put our threads in a jar and show them 'off' every new moon--
and that is today--so here goes--
fluffy--
and--
flattened, for more to add next month--
now this is just the counted cross stitch threads--
So I think it shows that I was up to 'something' this month!!!
Check this out at itsdaffycat.blogspot.com

Ahhh--Di what is with the Santa Claus's?????
Reminder--that tomorrow is the 24th, and we start our '3' days of Christmas sewing--
and remember you can make gifts during this time--and you do not have to use Christmas fabric--
they just need to be gifts for giving at Christmas time--in fact I think this is what I may be working on --so get those totes out that you did up and your idea pads that you wrote those ideas for gifts on or decorations on and get busy!!!!!
 
  
Hugs, and happy stitching--
Di and her fur ball--that Miss Gracie

8 comments:

  1. My oh my...you really do have your hand in everything all at once, don't you? ;-) I love it!

    Good luck getting your varied projects going and completed and you will have a FULL jar very quickly for the TUSAL!

    Carol (NJ)

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  2. I love the fabrics you're using in your Dresden plates! I'm so glad I decided to only make six plates...that was plenty for me! LOL

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  3. You sure are keeping busy with lots of projects Di. Love your plates.
    Okay where has the month gone. will find my Christmas sewing.

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  4. You make me dizzy, Di!
    And how did it get to the 24th already?

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  5. Your plates are looking wonderful. Maybe you should make a 4 plate mini quilt?

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  6. cute. Interesting plate fabric I hope to see more of them next TUSAL post. Nice ort collection.

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  7. I've been able to resist the plates so far - but seeing how pretty yours is - I'm being very tempted!

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  8. You are a hive of activity Di! I think your plates are going to be just lovely!

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