some late night sewing

at 1:00 in the morning one isn’t too concerned with blogging. but i was sad to send my bag off to the mailman without so much as a parting shot. so i threw it on the stove (the only clean spot) and took it’s picture.


i was mostly excited about how it turned out because it was just an old shirt of my mother’s. i used some of the scrappy bits to make a matching sachet with my favorite mix; lavender, spearmint, chamomille, rose buds and a dash of spearmint, essential oil (it’s made of sterner stuff to hold the flavor).


i think it’s fun to have matching sachets for your purse. that way when you reach for your keys, rushing out the door, you get a whiff of something good. purses are pretty much disasters otherwise (a bottomless pit, presumably containing keys, but it’s hard to say for sure. they should at least smell good while you waste all that time looking.)


anyways, now it’s off to another hard day of shopping. i also have to try my hand at a children’s apron for a christmas party tonight. so i’ll show you how that goes tomorrow.

(sigh. i can’t wait to go to my mother-in-law’s for christmas. so i can veg out on the couch all day, crochet and watch clint eastwood while she makes me food. mmm.)


2 Responses to “some late night sewing”

  1. 1 Grandma Gayla December 19, 2007 at 10:29 am


  2. 2 mom December 19, 2007 at 5:33 pm

    it turned out wonderful. i am so glad to see it actually turned into something. i too am off to shop at the troy mall. went at lunch to the antique mall to get gideon and jehus present(you will love it) not really the main present but i can’t get that to you in the mail. so excited. and the tree has been cut and it is now in the yard. we shall see if we can get it into the house tonight. love mom

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