Monday, September 7, 2009

A necklace and pajama pants....




As usual, I have had a busy few days, but I still have gotten in some time to
work on a few things. I made the cutest pair of pajama pants out of the softest
flannel in the world. I made them for my sister Julie and then I put them on and
they spoke to me, they really did and now they are mine. I am not totally mean, I have fabric to make her another pair and I wont try them on either. What she doesn't know wont hurt her is how I am justifying it. I also worked on my black and white charm necklace and I finished it! I love it...It has handmade charms from all kinds of people on it and I think it is a stunner..In fact, I wore it today and got all kinds of comments...good ones by the way. (I am wearing the necklace in the pictures)I also am posting a picture of a stray sunflower in my tomatoes...He is so pretty and just a little guy..They grow every where wild here. I have always loved sunflowers, so bright and happy. I joined Valerie's Halloween swap, so I am starting a few projects for that and I also have my 25oth post coming up and I am planning for that. When I started blogging, I wasn't sure I could keep up with it and it has come to mean a lot to me. I have made some of the greatest friends and they understand me because we have creating in common...I don't have to explain anything and it gives me a forum and a voice and I think that is why we all blog. Sometimes the privacy thing is kind of scary, because I think at times we all really open up, but maybe that is what makes it so great too...You all don't want to miss my giveaway for my 250th post...I am making a quilt now and it is going to be a nice one..just a little hint...I may make an apron too, but I am not sure if I will have the time. The weather is really beautiful right now and BF and I are taking advantage of it. We went out on Willard Reservoir yesterday in the boat with Julie and Steve and baby Jace..We had a blast...I named the boat "The Big Banana" cause it is a big yellow (of all colors) Bayliner...It is amazing to me how much water is actually in Utah!!! Willard is huge...I thought it was part of the Salt Lake cause it is right next to it but the water is fresh..Julie and I would jump off the boat and swim until she made a comment about what was swimming around under us and the "Jaws music started playing in my head. I hit the swim step...FAST...We also went to another baseball game this week and had friends over for a bbq. Tomorrow we are going to ride the motorcycle up the canyon to Pine ridge reservoir and go poke around. It is so green and pretty up there. Another Utah surprise. I am really starting to like it here...

6 comments:

roc said...

i would have had to keep those pants too! LOVE those colors!! the necklace looks awesome! you are SO talented!!

Tonya's Sewing Room said...

i love those pants too, i especially love that they are green. sounds like you've really been busy. i love your necklace, that's a great picture of you. looking forward to your giveaway.

Sherry said...

LOVE the pants!! I think I would have kept them too!! Sorry Julie. I'm glad your starting to like it there.

Hugs,
Sherry

purplepaint said...

Hi Melinda!!! I love, love, love your necklace!!! And the jammies! Sounds like you have been busy! Congrats on your 250th post coming up! I'll keep an eye out. Marva

Yarni Gras! said...

cute pjs! As for the swimming thing....yeah, Jaws ruined me. I lived in Florida most of my life and I now prefer the blue of a swimming pool! heehee!

Lorraine said...

how lucky are you having sunflowers growing wild. I love sunflowers and so do my sons but they rarely grow very tall with our weather!! Those pyjama pants are your colour so you had to keep them..love your charm necklace. Thanks for visiting my blog today..I am sort of doing an art quilt inspired by yourself..although mine wont be as good but we all have to start somewhere..bye for now