November 17, 2009

Over the Weekend

This weekend I headed south to the Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival in Puyallup (Nick even went with me!!). It's not the biggest show on earth, but it was a nice diversion and I did pick up a few bits of fabric. Are you surprised? haha That Japanese one on the bottom has already been turned into my new knitting bag.

Do you like it? I was way overcharged for the fabric so I thought I'd better make something for myself for a change. I made the handles extra long so I can wear it with a coat when I walk to my knitting class.

I also got this cool Washington Oregon tea towel. I think I'll stitch some borders on and quilt it. This will look nice in our family room area downstairs.

I also picked up some of what I call "filler fabric". These will be great for coupon organizers. The top one has already been cut to be an organizer.

And here's the update on my socks:

I've gotten to the heel flap now. There's a "design element at the bottom of the flap, but who's gonna know?

Now I'm off to paint the kitchen!! Yes, it's moving along nice and quick. The oven will be delivered tomorrow. All but one cabinet is built. There is a Thanksgiving!

This is how it looks right now. No soffits, no doorway...excellent!

I hope you aren't shocked by the colors we chose. Let's just say, "cheerful".
Here's a clue.


Nutsy Coco said...

Looks like you had a fun weekend. Can't wait to see how your kitchen turns out!

Christina J. said...

Your new bag is super cute! The kitchen is really coming along. I'm intrigued by the color clue and can't wait to see how it turns out.

Trisha said...

I almost went to that too! I had a free ticket from Pacific Fabrics but I just couldn't fit it into my schedule. I am sure I saved a lot of money by not going. :) Your bag is so cute and looks like the perfect knitting bag.

Your socks look great, are you hooked yet?

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