Monday, November 20, 2006

Hurray! I finished!

I am so proud of myself! With Earl's injured foot, I never thought I'd actually get these done, but I did! I spent most of Saturday helping Earl with projects he wanted to get done, but on Sunday, I sewed. Each little girl's gift is comprised of the purse, the kanzashi pin and the bracelet. I'm happy with how it all turned out.
A close up of my favorite flower. It had been a while since I made these. The first couple are a little wonky, but I love this green one. Below is a pretty good shot of one of the bracelets. They were really fun to make. Each one has an assortment of vintage buttons with an extra addition of colorful beads.

I tried and tried to get a good photo of this button. This was the best I could do. I sewed the button on with green thread in an arrow shaped pattern and at the end I added the little flower shaped bead. Pretty cute, huh? Now I just need to get my rear in gear and mail them off!


Oh, and I have a kitty photo from a couple of weeks ago. This is Francis. When he was a baby we thought he was a girl and that (s)he looked like Frances the Badger so that's how he got his name. I think this is his first time on the blog even though we've had hime for years. He's a good sewing companion as you can see.

I hope everyone had a great weekend and got to do the things they wanted to!


8 friends said....:

  1. Great job! They look wonderful! They are so going to be loved. :)

    I have some of those wee flower beads. I may have to copy.

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  2. Everything looks terrific!!

    PS - I was a BIG fan of Frances when I was little!

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  3. Oh, so pretty! You are going to make some lucky girls very happy indeed! Josephine

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  4. Bettsi, how gorgeous. Also, a lovely surprise to pop in here and TADaa-a whole bunch of eye candy. Fantastic work!

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  5. I'm trying to visit as many of the NaBloPoMo blogs as I can and I thought I'd say hi, I liked your blog.. :) What a gorgeous cat, and what lovely things you make.. ;)

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  6. Wow! You are good. My daughter and her friends would love these!

    Happy Turkey Day!

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  7. Those are all so wonderful! I especially like the kanzashi, because it looks so difficult and I haven't tried making one yet!

    Of course the prettiest is Francis, what a stunning cat!

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  8. I love the bags and the bracelets. Everything looks wonderful! Your little kitty is so sweet and reminds me of our childhood kitty Gandaulf!

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