Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Sewing again!

Wooo Hoooo! I just finished a new outfit for Brooke. I used the City Girl fabrics I had ordered for her months ago along with some Michael Miller checks for the pants. She loved this one! She couldn't wait to go outside and take her picture.

This one went together pretty easily. I am so pleased with the way it turned out! YAY! Now I need to get back to it cause she wants more. Let's hope the sunny weather holds up long enough for her to get use of the new clothes I will be making her.

Fall is right around the corner. I have a few great fall prints and corduoroy fabrics to go with them. I just need to find leggings and shoes to go with them. Hopefully she will be starting school soon. It will be exciting to send her off in original outfits I made for her. No more worries about her looking like the other little girls who got their clothes from the exchange.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Where has the time gone?

I can't believe that June has come and gone already! It feels like time is flying by so fast. July started out with a bang for us. I got hit with road tax and MOT for my car. It was so expensive to get this thing up to standard and then we left for a road trip.

I was fortunate enough to have a friend let us stay at her house while we did a little site seeing. The site were great to see even though it rained almost everyday. My kids can now say they have been to Stonehenge and to the Roman Bath's. Although, I think their favorite part of the trip was playing with Andi's puppies and Cadbury World. While the sites were great, the little time I had talking with Andi over a hot chocolate was the most memorable for me. She and I talked for a few hours there and then later talked about fabric and sewing. It was so calming for me. She leant me an ear when I needed it most. I really miss having her near by. Funny cause when she was here we hardly had time to hang out. Distance can make or break a friendship, I think it has strengthened ours.

There is so much to get done before the kids go back to school. I wonder where all the time has gone. It has all passed me by while I have been in a daze.