Big news on the kid front:
Braces have gotten so cute, haven’t they? By the level of excitement over these, you would think they were fashion accessories (out-pricing anything at Limited Too by a fair margin, but nonetheless…).
While doing so, I ordered one of these new things:
Speaking of cute! A nice new selection of John James sharps in a cute package. Maybe I should have gotten another pebble with a different kind of needle so I could have pebbles instead of pebble.
And I am currently accessorizing a Christmas table runner:
I have been agonizing over this for two days (better this than the economy…). I wanted to make one using the bright and festive Michael Miller Christmas fabrics. Did you see Kathy Mack‘s GORGEOUS table runner in the Quilting Arts Holiday Gifts mag? Hers is on the COVER!! I wanted to do something similar but taking advantage of the tree and flower shapes in one of the fabrics I was using. I learned the lesson that Kathy already conveyed–putting a few fabrics together in a small project can be quite the challenge. I’m not sure I’ve been successful, but I needed to move on. I’ll show you the finished product when I’m further along.
While I’m talking about Kathy, today is her birthday, go say happy birthday and enter her giveaway!
Finally, here is a tree that appears to be going to jail: