Wednesday, January 2, 2013

This and that...

 Living where I do...our winter is more like most of the country's Fall...so I have been raking a lot of these lately...for us it's been below average temperatures...some rain...and a lot of wind...and boy that wind is cold! I haven't gardened as much as I want...just raking and cleaning...but I like that too...it lets me get outside...get some exercise...and my yard looks much better...until the next batch of leaves fall...actually...most of the birch leaves have fallen...the apple tree is shedding a lot...and the peach tree is bare. Don and I decided to pretty much relax for the last week...we were so busy up until Christmas...we needed a break...so today I am back at my sewing machine...starting some custom orders...and getting ready to put some new inventory in my Etsy shop....
 I have also been wanting to show you this...I made several as gifts for Christmas...but I couldn't post about it until they were all given out...this was a fun project...I love red work...and I thought this Santa was so cute! I added a patch work border to it...some wool stars too.
I like how they turned out...since I am still in a festive mood...I think I'll start sewing some Christmas projects for this year. We'll see...I have quite a few projects I want to get done...and in a few weeks there's the Road to California quilt show which will probably give me even more ideas for even more projects!
Until next time...enjoy your day!!!

7 comments:

Traci said...

We're having a lot of rain & cold too. I hate it!!

Michelle said...

That is a really sweet Santa!

shez said...

very cute santas Linda,well done .xx

Holly said...

Love that Santa. I've been doing a lot of yard work too but that wind does cut right through you, doesn't it? Happy New Year

Our Neck of the Woods said...

The Santa is so cute! Great job :) Good thing you didn't put it up before Christmas! Haha.

It sounds so strange to me that you are raking leaves! Ours are covered in snow. That's what I get for living in the midwest I suppose ;)

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Your redwork is wonderful and Santa is so cute. We are still covered in leaves. I just love leaves.

Terry said...

I'd give anything to be raking leaves! All I can see out my window is snow!