Saturday, October 24, 2015

Ornament Swap

I joined a Bonnie and Camille fabric Christmas ornament swap on Instagram. Only rules were that you had to use Bonnie and Camille fabrics and there are no extras in the packages...only the ornaments.

I made two state ornaments with little hearts for my buddy's hometowns and a mitten for my other swap buddy because Massachusetts was just too hard to cut out.  I'm sticking these in the mail on Monday.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Friday Finishes

I finished a little knitted star ornament this morning using this free pattern.  I am not good at double pointed needle knitting so I knit these straight and then sew them up.  I made two stars and sew them together, right sides, and add a little loop.  You can't tell from the photo but this is sparkly yarn.  I will be attaching this to a Christmas gift. 

I also finished up a table runner for my husband's grandma.  I received a free mini charm pack of Avalon with a quilt kit that I purchased.  While I think the fabric is pretty it is not my style.  I had purchased a pattern that uses mini charms and was able to find yardage on Etsy for the backing.  

My sewing time has been very limited as we have spent lots of time with my Dad.  He was making cognitive strides in rehab but wasn't making physical gains.  He was supposed to get "kicked out" of rehab and ended up with a UTI.  They did a CT scan of his bladder and kidneys and caught his pelvis at the same time.  The poor guy has been suffering with a broken hip for the last four weeks!!  The initial doctor's missed the broken hip after he had his wonder he wasn't making physical improvements.  He had a hip replacement Monday evening and is now slowly recovering.  

I am linking up with Fabric Tuesday,Can I Get a Whoop, Whoop?Needle and Thread Thursday and Finish it Friday.