Thursday, June 16, 2011

Going out to stay in...

Tonight I'm doing the FNSI... or in other words... FRIDAY NIGHT STAY IN! I have a lot of things that need finishing or rather continue doing as they r big projects...

BUT there is a AWESOME (in my opinion) twist to my FNSI this week! Come on! Guess! Give up?? Ok!

I'll be going to my best sewing buds' house to do it! Yipppy! Oh - for those of u who don't know who my best sewing bud is, its my sister Bee!

*does a little dance*

I'm heading off this afternoon - WITHOUT the children mind u (another big bonus!) - with only the shirt (and jumper coz its flaming cold!) on my back and all of my sewing 'stuffs' for company! I'll chuck it all in the ute and *VAROOM* off I go to an awesome night and even awesomer Saturday doing what I love!

*WHOOPIE* *more dancing*

So I'm literally going out (to my sisters place) to do a challenge that requires one to stay it to complete it! The challenge doesn't state where one needs to stay in... mmm??? So I'm taking the liberty of making the 'stay in' part at someone else place! I don't think anyone will mind... :) I sure don't! Lol!

The picture above is of all that I will need for tonight! Can't forget a thing! That would turn a totally awesome thing into a mega disaster! *boo/hiss for disaster*

The last time we tried to do this I ended up spending the night at the hospital with my son who had fractured his finger in the first few hours of Bee's arrival! Wasn't that a mega bummer!
But that's ok! We get to try again!

I'm so excited I could *BURST* - But I won't! That would lead to me having to miss out on my FNSI! :O DISASTER for sure!

Ok well I'm off for a bit! I'll show u what we accomplish during the night! *yippy* I can't wait!



Friday, June 10, 2011

First Paid Job

(Let's see if Blogger will do this post via email!)

My mum saw a mug rug I had made as a gift for someone a few weeks back and asked if I would be willing to make her some so she could give them as gifts etc... I said sure, not thinking anything of it. Later I discovered that she intended on paying me for my works! So this is my FIRST paid job! How brilliant is that!??? I have set out to complete her order ASAP by making (as she has requested) three as thank you's gifts, one as a birthday gift and two matching ones that are just because gifts. Here is what I've done so far! What do you think??? I've not yet finished one of the thank you gift rugs nor have I finished/ barely started the two just because ones... thankfully my mumma is a patient client and is understanding of my 4 loving distractions!! Lol! I will keep you posted on how the mug rugs come along!



Table Runner Gift...

The other day I received a phone call from my mother in law to invite my girls and I out to lunch for my sister in laws birthday! Holly Molly! I forgot her birthday! :O What was I suppose to do for a gift??!! Money was scarce and so I was left with my hands as inspiration for the gift... I dove through my craft idea folders and found many things I thought she might like but nothing that I'd be able to make in time for the lunch that day!
In the end I decided on a table runner that was simple and classy... I knew it would not be ready in time but at least I could make a start right??!! So I cut everything out before we left for the lunch.
By the next morning I had finished the gift and was mighty pleased with myself and my efforts! And was praying that my SIS in law was just as happy with the results as I was!

To be perfectly honest I didn't want to give the table runner away... I wanted it! Lol

I sent a text to my SIS in law saying, "Your gift is ready to be picked up now!" Lol I'm such a dag!

Anyways, she liked her gift and all's well that ends well!

This is the picture of the magazine's table runner and the other is of my runner!

What do you think??? Well I'm a tad chuffed with myself! Lol ill have to make myself one!