Tuesday, July 17, 2012

How About a Tuesday Tally?

What have I been up to???  Let's see.  Friday night we made our semi-yearly trip to the mall and I got a new hairdo.  First time it's been cut in nearly a year, and boy did it need it.  My hair hasn't been this long since I got married.  I've decided to stop with the hair color, and there isn't nearly as much gray as I thought there would be.  Saturday, I rode to the car dealer to look at a new car with Rod, and we ended up buying a "hamster" car.  We're already getting 8 mpg more than we were getting in the other car, and when you consider that Rod drives 100 miles a day, it's a big plus.

I've been working on the Bubble Guppies quilt for Jake.  I bought the background fabric to use for a zoo quilt, but that hasn't happened.  I thought it was perfect for an "underwater" feel. All 12 blocks have been traced.  I have 7 fused, but only these three are finished.  Three more have been zigzag-ed, but I haven't done the features yet.

I have a free day today, and I think I may put the quilt aside and work on new bags for Disney.  For Christmas, I had made little bags with a key ring attached.  I sat down, measured, cyphered and finally came up with a pattern for a bag that is a little larger.  On one side will be a vinyl pocket (to hold driver's license and Disney Key to the World card.  On the other side will be a pocket closed with Velcro for change.  And then the zipper bag will be large enough to hold our cell phones.  It will have a clip rather than a key ring.  If they look good, I will post photos.

As a postscript to yesterday's post, the raspberry vanilla refrigerator oatmeal was pretty good.


JustCindy said...

Those are so cute. The background is perfect. I'm interested in the little bag, sometimes you just need a smaller bag.

Lindabee said...

Cindy, the link for the tutorial is
http://www.noodle-head.com/2009/10/tutorial-lil-cutie-pouches.html. I posted about these in October, but am changing them up some.

Allison said...

Linda: How do you get such wonderful designs for your applique? Coloring pages or books?
BTW: Your princesses quilt was great!

Lindabee said...

Allison, I google coloring pages for whatever I'm working on. I use an old Photodraw program to cut, crop, resize, reverse and print. I never make these to sell because of copyright infringement. I have a tutorial on Stinky Pete which I think I have pinned on Pinterest.

Mrshippiewolf said...

I couldn't find the tutorial on pinterest is there anyway you can post a link? My 2 year old would love this. THANK YOU!!!