Wednesday, October 29, 2008

All Shawl is almost done!

Last night, while watching a movie with my brother, I realized that my count was exactly perfect & I could start on the Strawberry Lace edging. I thought I was only half way done! I got half through the first row of the lace, but I had to put it away to take the kids home & get them to bed. I'm excited & now in the process of figuring out where I will be able to block it.

So, here is a photo, although this is not very recent.

all shawl thunderbird

Saturday, October 25, 2008

JHS Is Underway!

The Jewelry on Etsy Team, JET has launched their annual Jet Holiday Sale.

Two weeks with special items, reduced prices & great shopping-- Hop on over to
Have your Holiday Gifts & baubles delivered right to your mailbox, or even to the recipients! Just ask & the JETs will be happy to gift wrap!

Our team makes some of the most beautiful handcrafted jewelry. I have many jewelry items that I have purchased from them (yes, even though I make jewelry, too!) and I always get loads of complements.

So, once you get to, log in, or create an account- Its easy. Then enter JHS JETTEAM in the search box.
Looking for a ring for the teenager-- Yep- cool Steampunk or bright baubles.
Something classy for Mom-- Sterling Silver Earrings or bracelet.
A cute teacher's gift-- How about a trendy beaded piece?

New items will be added throughout the TWO WEEK Event!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Current WIPs

WIPs? You ask. That is short for Work In Progress. And for me, there are about a dozen yarn projects in the works.

I seem to find starting new projects very rewarding. Finishing them--- well, not so much.
But I did finally finish TWO dishcloths that were only waiting for the seam to be stitched together.
I present: 1 Halloween Festive Dishcloth & 1 Ugly Christmas Ombre Cloth.

orange and black finished christmas round finished

I did finish my **KNIT** market bag & have been using it as much as I can. MC took it on a camping trip & was able to cram sleeping bag, pillow & clothes in it! I've also used it to tote food & tea jugs to Church for Alpha dinners & get loads of complements. here it is before the handle was added. (note the cool swirl action! & Yes the flip-flop pony holder is attached-- Don't ask!)


Strawberry Shortcake & other stuffed pets & pals have a new hang-out. An oversized toy hammock that I made all by myself. This sucker is HUGE-- Just so you know, Strawberry Shortcake is over 3 Feet tall.


I'm also working on several blankets, more take-a-long dishcloths, an acorn bag, an All Shawl, A cotton tank, and some other random things. Most are logged into Ravelry. You can click over there & check it out IF you are a member. I ♥ Ravelry.

Thursday, October 2, 2008



I can't believe I didn't blog at all in September.
Well, I have a few reasons (cough excuses cough)...
1) Start of soccer season
2) Intersession for Kindergarten
3) Resuming of Sunday night dinners & Alpha at church
4) A THREE WEEK long Miragrane
5) Lots of time with Nana-- visiting for almost 3 weeks
6) Some knitting & crocheting
7) Big clean-out of kids toys & clothes
8) Upcoming craft shows

So, my Etsy shop is empty, my JETs think I've abandoned them, the kid's room is almost organized & I'm pooped.