Friday, September 7, 2012

Making It

gifts 005Ho! Ho! Ho!

To early for Christmas?  I spent last Thursday at my friend Ginnie’s house and we made a bunch of these gift tags using paper punches.  Interestingly, She did hers assembly line style: cutting out all the pieces. completing one step at a time on all the tags before going to the next step.  I did mine more piecemeal, willy-nilly.  Anyone who had worked with us would recognize it.  So typical, so her, so me.

 

And we went out to lunch—tuna melt with chips and a pickle, a long standing tradition from our working together days.

 

I have also been sewing.bluegreeninsideI love these colors.  (Sounders’ colors, Linda Reeder?)

 

shopping bagaI have made many similar bags over the past few years, but these are quilted, adding a whole new dimension.

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And then, more making cards.  The card gang (sounds dangerous) has gotten together a couple of times and worked on an assortment of Christmas cards.

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I have decided to make the white trees on green to send out this year—stamp and emboss, no glitter involved.

4 comments:

  1. Just love all your craftiness!! I can't even THINK about Christmas until much later! What kind of punches did you use?
    Peace,
    Muff

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  2. You are so organized! And so very talented.

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  3. Yes, on the colors! I'll be wearing my Rave green for another match tomorrow.
    Great projects. I'm a long way off from getting back to sewing, let alone thinking about Christmas. Ufff, it's hot today!

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  4. Wow! Good for you. I haven't even thought that far ahead...
    Cheers from Cottage Country!

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