Long time, no post! The past couple of months have passed so quickly that I hardly know where the time went. I’ve spent the summer working on projects for my Etsy shop, The Queen’s Pincushion, and…more importantly…on projects for my daughter’s wedding in early September. I’ve neglected pretty much everything around here, including my blogs. … Continue reading B T W
I’ve been so busy creating pincushions this month that I’ve neglected everything else….like housework, and laundry, and dishes, and…and…and… My house looks like a very strong hurricane has been through…..twice! I did a quick load of laundry over the weekend (because I was running out of unmentionables). I finally bathed Millie (my Yorkie) … because … Continue reading So Much to Do, So Little Time
The Queen’s Pincushion is officially open for business! I opened my Etsy shop yesterday. I’ve achieved my goal of establishing and stocking my shop by the end of June. I invite you all to come and visit often to see my confections. I add new ones about once a week. Here are a few examples of … Continue reading I Did It!
Wow! What a difference a month has made! I had my right hand surgery on April 10th…and the left hand done on May 2nd. It’s incredible how effective the procedures were. I haven’t had any numbness in either hand from the day the doctor operated on them….and they were both absolutely dead at times. It felt as … Continue reading First Project, Post CT Surgery
I whipped up this little guy as a quick gift for one of my Grand-Girls ~~ I have nine granddaughters…and one perfectly adorable great-granddaughter!! He’s made of wool felt and homespun fabric, buttons, paper, quilt-batting, polyester fiber-fill, and lots of love…mixed in with the few drops of blood that inevitably find their way into nearly … Continue reading SquareCat FeltFace….(with apologies to SpongeBob)
I’m taking a break from packing up my yarn stash, getting ready to pick up and leave Happy Hollow. I run into trouble because I keep getting sidetracked while I fondle my favorites and dream of what I can make with each (read “every”) one. Getting rid of my knitting (and quilting and calligraphy and … Continue reading Update on Unpredictability. . .
. . . sung to the tune of “Unforgettable” by Nat King Cole. Unpredictable pretty much sums up my life this year. It took me a lot longer than I’d expected to get over the “bug” I had at the first of the year. I was in a funk for months…feeling sorry for myself, propped … Continue reading Unpredictable . . .