Sunday, March 24, 2013

Sunday Sewing

The past two Sundays have been iffy weather-wise, and with Mike not being up for adventure because of foot pain or the medication for foot pain, I have had to amuse myself.  If it is going to be rainy, out comes the sewing machine.

 I put together another quilt top.  The top is the easy part, especially since this material has all those blocks built in so I cut big pieces. 

Even here in FL, I am building up scrap piles of fabric.  I made a couple of fabric bins to organize a closet.
 

 
 
I did not bring too much of my card making/paper crafting supplies with me, but I was inspired by a project on The Paper Boutique to make this lap book out of file folders and patterned papers.  I plan to use it for my medical insurance and prescriptions and all kinds of relevant personal information that I like to have in one spot.  


It folds up.  I still have to come up with some kind of closure.
 
 
At least I am never bored.  I may be boring, but never bored.

4 comments:

  1. Ah, not boring at all. Just make me wish I had a good indoor activity like you do. I am always reduced to cleaning during iffy weather and that just isn't right.

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  2. Olga, it's great to keep busy. If I'm not writing, sketching, or reading, I'm probably crocheting or knitting. This afternoon I'm working on a heavy crochet slouchy hat for Alaska. I *love* quilts and tried to make one myself about 2 years ago. It's all put together except for the final quilting and I can't get myself to get back to it...

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  3. I like your lap book. Such a clever and smart idea.

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  4. Love, love, love your projects! You really are very talented!!
    Peace,
    Muff

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