Monday, June 2, 2014

Adam's Request

I got a text from my 10 month old grand son asking for something special for his 1 year old birthday photo shoot.  Well, actually, the text was from his mom, my daughter Amy, but I think my girls have figured out that if the text sent to me starts out "Gigi, will you..." I will do it if at all possible.  Here is the picture I got. She had seen it from the photographers website. So, I got on Etsy and sent her a link to one and she said, "yeah, I saw that, but they can't have it done by the time it was needed for Adam's pictures.  Well, then, I guess it's Gigi to the rescue.  I had a class yesterday at a quilt shop and just happened to find the perfect red and white polka dot fabric needed for this project and found the pattern on Etsy which I could download the .pdf.  So it took about an hour to complete, and then I had to hunt up a suitable model.  So, I got another project out of the way.  

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Bella B-Day Present

My granddaughter's 2nd birthday was coming up and I didn't know what I was gonna get her until I ran across this playhouse idea on Pinterest from Parties and Patterns.

Then I thought, do I dare start something like this. Well, yeah!!!!!  Might as well go for it. I worked on it off and on, gathering fabrics and supplies a little at a time. I tried using a lot of what I already had on hand, but really didn't have a lot. Anyway, I got it finished.  Here are my final pictures before delivery.  As soon as her mom can get her still enough to take pictures of her with it , I'll post them.

This was one of the bigger projects I have tackled lately, but really loved doing it.  There was a variety of techniques I had to use on it, so it wasn't boring.  That's all this time, but I have started a new project and will post soon.

Friday, May 30, 2014

I'm Back!!!!!!

I'm so excited to get back to blogging. It's been almost a year and a half. I started a new full-time job and totally have been trying to get my life organized to where I can work full-time and be able to have the time to do what I enjoy. I've missed my blog.  I have been doing some quilting and sewing when I could. I still have to deal with my Fibromyalgia flare-ups sometimes but I believe my doctor is on track to having me on the right medications.  So here we go....

I really don't know where to start. I have so many things to tell you. I guess it's best to start where I left off.

I was telling you that I had a new grandson on the way. Well, he made it. He was born on July 11th, which means he has his first birthday coming up. Meet Adam Logan. He is one precious little boy.  He smiles all of the time.

Is he not a cutie?  Of course, I'm not prejudice. We love him so much. We don't get to see him, or the other grand kids nearly enough lately. Seems like everyone is so busy now-a-days.  Speaking of the other grand kids, let me go ahead and give you an update on Luke and Bella.  Luke just graduated Kindergarten last week. He is now officially a 1st grader. 

Now Miss Bella just turned 2 years old and had a fun birthday party.  Her mom found some fun ideas from Pinterest for the kids to have outdoor water fun. Wish I had pictures, but nobody seems to have any. Really??  Where was I with my camera?  Gigi is slacking in the photo taking department lately.  Is she not just precious?  You should look back at some of the last posts I did on her. Boy has she changed..

As for my oldest grandson Jordan, today was his last day of 5th grade.  We normally get him the last day of school for a few weeks to start off the summer, but he decided to change it up this year and go to his other grandparents first this year. We will see him soon.  His mom sent me this picture of him at his school field trip a couple of weeks ago.  Can you say, "Cool Dude"?

Okay so that updates you on my grand kids.  At least this is a start to get back on track. I'll be back soon with some posts on what my sewing machine has been up to lately. 

Take care and have a fun and safe weekend.