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Finally Sewing

Friday, March 13th, 2009

Throw Pillow Yesterday afternoon we sat down with the sewing machine and managed to thread it correctly. Sometimes you just need an engineer to get it right (thanks Llewellyn). Machines have changed quite a bit from my mother’s circa 1970’s machine. I have a huge stack of sewing projects and now there is no excuse. […]


Monday, January 12th, 2009

My Fake Inaugural Invitation This morning Llewellyn handed me a large envelope and sarcastically suggested my inaugural invitation would be contained within. Oddly, it was though merely a “commemorative” inaugural invitation, along with a brochure selling inaugural collectibles. There was also a letter describing other events (the Inaugural Balls, to be specific) that will be […]

Wallpaper, Thrift Store, Waterford

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

First of all allow me to mention the wallpaper. Have I ordered it yet? No. However I did actually call and speak with a nice woman named June from Bradbury. We know for certain what we want for one of the bedrooms (William Morris “Woodland” roomset) but are waffling on the other room. On the […]

More Crayon Tinting

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

Crayon Tinting, Take II The first round of crayon tinting was completed (see image below) and the second round appears above. This time I played little bit with shading the hat. This one took just a few hours start to how it appears in the above image. There is still some embellishment on the hair […]