Sunday, January 2, 2011

Scrap Happy Saturday and finishing up on Sunday

Ok, it took longer than I thought. We worked nearly all day cleaning house, putting away Christmas and rearranging our bedroom.  He fixed breakfast and we started in.   We have a Queen size bed in our guest room and our bedroom has a King Size bed.  We switched them out and tried the Queen bed out last night. Not a good idea....

After all the cleaning and rearranging, I was finally able to get up to my sewing room for a little while. I sewed up a little blue mug rug. I got the directions from Angela's blogsite. She is hosting a Scrap challenge this year for the first Saturdays and this month was blue scraps. I told you about it in my last post.   I made the little mug rug with some of my favorite blue scraps. It was fast and easy and fun.  
I  made two Christmas 9 Patches for another mug rug but I won't be putting those together until  later this week.  I didn't finish the little blue mug rug until this afternoon. I quilted it and bound it and I'll be using it tonight with a nice cup of hot tea.

Here's my scrappy blue mug rug.  I know it doesn't look blue but trust me, it really is:


Here's my Christmas Nine Patches:


My husband and I were trying to go to a smaller bed so we would have more room in our bedroom.  Well, neither of us slept last night.  The bed was too hard and we decided we were alot more comfortable on a King size bed.  So today, we moved everything back the way it was and I'll be sleeping on my regular bed tonight.  I don't want to move anymore furniture for awhile....

After we moved everything back I was able to sew again.  I finished my mug rug and almost finished two walker bags.  I say almost because I will have to add the velcro closures tomorrow. I searched my sewing room up and down and I guess I used up all my velcro.  (All right, that means I have an excuse to go to Joann's!!)I'll buy some tomorrow and put the velcro on these and give them to my friends on Tuesday.  Both of these are for two of my tatting friends.  One is for Lucille, she had knee surgery and is on a walker right now.  She will have another surgery on the other knee soon so, she will be on a walker for awhile.  The other is for my friend, Nancy.  She asked me to make one for her Mom who will soon be on a walker. 

Here's the walker bags....

I finished up by making me an eyeglass case for my reading glasses. I have about 20 pair of reading glasses all over the house but no case to carry any of them in, until now.  I had just a dab of this fabric, it's not blue but I liked it anyway....

Ok, you have to start somewhere, right?  I enjoyed making all of these and the good thing is , they are finished (well, almost) and I get to work on something else. I'm hoping now to finish my scarf that I'm knitting and I'll show you that tomorrow.  It's back to a normal schedule tomorrow and I guess that's good.  I have enjoyed the holidays but I can tell you, I don't feel like I got enough rest.  I'll be sleeping good tonight!  Til next time, happy sewing!


6 comments:

LuAnn said...

You have been busy. I missed the first Scrap Happy Saturday but plan to sort out my blue scraps and be ready for the next one. Love the walker bags.

Julie Fukuda said...

Looking closer at some of your projects, I think our stashes might be playing with each other while we aren't watching.
Too bad you had to go through all that moving to get it right.

Miss 376 said...

you have been busy, it will be back to work for a rest! I love the fabric you've used for the walker bags

scraphappy said...

Such a sweet little mug rug. I definitely see the blue. SO nice to work on small projects that can be finished right away.

Logopaedchen/Kirsten said...

So cute...wonderful little things. And you got me inspired and I started on three mug rugs today. Thank you!

Peg said...

Great little projects - isn't it nice to have finishes!!

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