as I avoid folding that washing for just a bit longer!
Firstly, a link to Mel's blog where she is doing a series of Hooray for Holidays posts - HOORAY which has some great activities if your kids are starting to drive you nuts. I just send mine outside and tell them to occupy themselves at the sandpit or something, but then, I'm a mean and neglectful mum.
Onto some light and fluffy, a collection of ideas I've gathered up recently for that "one day" when I get around to doing something creative.
This is a needle book! a few felt hearts sewn back to back, with a bit of pretty on the front, and with an eyelet or grommet in the corner, held together with a jump ring. Now considering its a fairly major search and rescue event around here should I ever need a needle to sew on a button or, heaven forbid, need to hand mend something, this is probably something I should DO. And go and buy a fresh packet of needles to install in it.
Then I would probably have trouble finding the thread....oh well
I love this quilt idea too - you know how I love the strippy quilts, well add a ruffle and call me pretty! But considering I still have that unwrapped roll of fabric strips still sitting quietly beside my sewing machine....best not start another project like this yet (OR I could scrounge up some matching fabric and do some ruffles as well!)
now, speaking of pillows (I wasn't actually, but anyhow) I was shopping for a nice little pillow to throw on our bed, to finish if off nicely. and match my new lovely green patterned doona cover. And also, a pillow for the husband throw on the floor every night and grumble about. you know the sort! however, I refuse to pay at least $40 for something that really has no practical purpose, so have resolved to make it myself. One day! ;-) along these lines:
probably more like the first than the second, loose ruffles or something, no finished edges (the $60 one that I saw in the shop - but wasn't sneaky enough to take a photo of, although I shoulda on my phone and pretended I was texting - had the raw edged look). I've got some cotton calico/canvas stuff stuffed in a plastic box somewhere that will be perfect. one day, one day....
anyhow, best get to that washing, apparently no one has knickers or pyjamas left. Well, its all clean, its just they've forgotten how to look in that big walk in and find it wardrobe in the laundry! ;-)