the surfing penguin all leied up: if I were a little bit more awake, I’d upright the photos below and the self portrait I took of me in one of my new shirts… but I’m not. so, zzzzzzzzzzzz.
Archive for May, 2008
I finished a bunch of clothes this weekend – appliqued shirts for the neices and nephews, 3 dresses and a kurta for sylvie, a shirt for me (not shown) and a shirt and some Pj pants for Will. I’ve thrown in the surfing penguin shirts that Will and I screened a while ago. The pink [...]
I could sit at home sewing for days. I’ve got a pile of Japanese craft books that I page through anytime I have a spare second, and sometimes when I should really be doing something parently. This morning after the family went off to their daytime places, I made the patterns for 2 new shirts [...]
For Mother’s Day, the kids bought me one of these: So, for Father’s Day (yes, it apparently already came), Doug bought himself one of these: Initially, the justification was that I was having so much fun, Daddy needed something new, too. But, he is now claiming that our children are too cute to be caught [...]
Will told me he wants me to make him a blue shirt with sparkles all over. All over the inside. He also told me, “We have a stupid TV” because we don’t really have a TV, we have a computer that falls asleep while he is watching TV if the application is not maximized and [...]
Will is home with a fever, again, today. He spent a good portion of the morning re-enacting Indiana Jones in our bathroom sink. Note the amphibious vehicle.
For kids I know: The dresses are from my japanese pattern books. I improvised the bloomer pattern and added the apron to the blue dress. The shirt applique are my own design. There would have been a picture of the shirt I made for myself, but the only picture I have, you’d have to view [...]
Will is home with a fever of 102 and change. He told daddy, “Daddy, I’m not feeling better. I feel like I am going to be sick everyday.”
I’ve been talking about it, so now I am making good on my promises. Note: These are all thumbnails so you should be able to click on them to get a better view…
Big long weekend. Tara sent news of the arrival of her baby, Julian. Apparently he came out on cinco de mayo. He is a cutie. I can completely relate to taking a little while to come out of hiding long enough to tell people about the new arrival. We had a busy weekend that began [...]