Thursday, July 14, 2011

when my brother and sister-in-law were here visiting over 4th of july weekend, becki and i each made mobiles for our babies.  i had seen a similar one to this on etsy and liked the idea of using paper circles.  we set off to cutting out tons of circles and sewing them onto ribbon.  i just got it hung up yesterday, and i used a plant hanger to mount it...  i think it turned out pretty well and it felt good to accomplish something crafty.  i mounted it with my cordless drill and the baby strapped onto my chest in a moby wrap, it felt funny to use a power tool while holding a baby...

Thursday, July 7, 2011

well, i took a look at my ambitious list for june... i had written it thinking my baby might come late, so i wanted plenty to do to keep my mind off things.  so that list kind of flopped!  but here's what i did do from my list:

1.  made a blanket for my incoming (or outcoming?) niece, evie.

2.  made the quilt top for evie that matches her room,  but the quilt back and binding has not been started (and i don't even have the fabric for it yet)

3.  read the shack... my opinion?  eh. 

4.  birthed a happy, healthy child in the comfort of my home.  he came a week early, which is why i didn't get most of these projects anywhere near done... not that i would have finished them all in a week...

welcome to the world, hudson!

dear july,
i hope to survive you and enjoy you, even with minimum amounts of sleep.  if i manage to make something, i will feel an extreme sense of accomplishment.  i'm not making you any promises. 
good night,