Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Hurray!!! I got the pictures to load!

So today you get two - count em - two posts!  What can I say....

Here's the promised sunshine.
 Some little plants hanging out in the computer room, a sunny window. They are seeds taking root - like the avocado pit at the right... see the really nice root coming along. There are some cuttings in a cup... jade and Christmas cactus, and assorted starts for Halloween giving.

Here's the Quirrel's turban

and the quill that I made a while ago, but didn't post... (You may have seen it on other pictures, but I don't think it's ever had it's own picture on the blog.)

If you don't know what this is, don't feel badly. It is one of the tiny pieces I'm paper piecing now, on the Moleskin Pouch pattern.  I put the pin next to it so you can see how itty bitty it is.  I don't know if these big clod hopper hands of mine can accommodate these pieces.  There are 4 or 5 of them to do, too.  If you will notice there are 4 different pieces on this main piece to sew onto it!!!!!!!!!! There was one I did last night ... well you'll see it when I finish.  Maybe tomorrow.

I had to hunt up a box to keep the pieces in, or keep picking them up off the floor. Such tiny pieces you'd never find if they fell on my sewing room floor.

So if you want a better explanation of all this... see the previous post from today...

Nuther Sunny Winter Day

Hello and Welcome to another Sunny (Summery) Day in the Winter in CA,

I had to share the sunshine with those of you who are Sunshine Challenged...

OKAAAAY... I've got the pictures in the computer, but the uploader won't show me the "browse" button.... I just hate computers.  Wouldn't you think they would work the same every time?  I must have some SPOTS on that afore mentioned sunshine. (!@#$%)

I had a whole story planned with pictures.  I made Quirrel's Turban earlier this week, and I had a Quill from a while back to show you.  Then I took pictures of the small pieces I'm working on the Moleskin Pouch... no go. I guess I'll try again.  Anybody got advice, or are you having the same troubles?

Another thing.... Last post showed a giraffe, and I said it wasn't available anymore... Wrong!!!!
You can find it at Sewhooked .  (This link is the assorted free patterns that don't fit into fandom categories.) There are patterns for chicks and chickens and eggs... not necessarily in that order. There is a variety of animals and hearts... etc. I really love the giraffe, but it is a harder pattern - just be aware.
I also wanted to announce that Fandom in Stitches has Elmo! Elmo is one of my very best favorites.  I love his voice, and his simple wisdom... anyway there is a paper piecing pattern there at FiS, and you can have it for free! 

So no pictures today... Guess it's a sign from the heavens that I should go sew.