Monday, June 13, 2011

Here I am

Since my last post - remember... busy! busy! busy!... - well, life has only added to it.  Now I could add a few more BUSY's to the list...
I turn to my sewing machine whenever I need just a touch of solace, peace, respite, mental regrouping, me-time... whatever I wish to call it at the time.

I made some journal covers again this year for the kids to give to their teachers at the end of the school year.  They really have had wonderful teachers.  I couldn't thank them enough.
I used gray linen on them and I really liked the way it looks.
I used the tutorial for these on Bloom.  (Love her blog.)


Also, this is the blocks swapped in the Block Swap Adventure in May:
This is the one I received from Debra in Australia.
 She wanted a wonky house or tree.  I decided to put them together into one block.  I've never done wonky before and it was a challenge.  I'm used to following a pattern and having nice, straight lines... whoo wee.. it made me sweat!  I think it turned out cute though.  I hope she liked it.

Happy Stitching!


Nikki said...

I think you do wonky well! And love the journals.

Shannon said...

I love he covers. I am thinking of making one. She has a great tutorial. I bet the kids' teachers love them. Your block from Debra is so cute. The block you made for her is great, who knew wonky could be so hard. LOL!

Pen Pen said...

I've never done wonky before either... at least, not on purpose. ha ha CUTE BLOCK!