Saturday, July 24, 2010

Nailed it.

Last night I finished another patchwork Christmas stocking.  Here's the little gingerbread boy.

Liam's stocking


And, drumroll please...., when I sewed the little hangy loopy thing, I got it right the FIRST time.  Oh, yes, it's the little things :).

stockings threeOne more to do and we'll be complete.

But, tonight I don't feel like sewing.  I feel like reading.  I browsed at the library for at least 30 minutes today trying to find the right book.  Nothing.  Now, after doing some looking online, I have 2 good ones on request.

So, I guess it's the couch for me tonight.  I'll be posting an update on the hand quilting soon!

7 comments:

  1. I love your stockings! That gingerbread man is too adorable...

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  2. Rachel....Your stocking are precious. I have made then for all of my children as well as my grandchildren and loved every minute of it. The little gingerman is so cute. I really like the blend of colors in the three stockings.

    Hugs,
    Genie Robinson

    buttonsforbaga.blogspot.com

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  3. I am so in love with the font you chose, its great!

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  4. Thanks, ladies! Yes, they have been a true pleasure to make. Stitching memories.

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  5. I know how you feel about browsing the library and coming up empty. I couldn't find any good adult books so I borrowed The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall from my mom. It was great! It may be a good read-aloud-bedtime novel for you and your daughter. She also wrote a sequel titled The Penderwicks on Gardam Street, which is also great. =]

    PS, I am loving the stockings!

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  6. Rachel - they look SO great! I love that you combined what's traditional about a Christmas stocking with those cool, modern, colorful fabrics. As always, wonderful job -very inspiring!!!

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  7. The stockings are beautiful! Way to go on getting things done way ahead of time.

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