We had a great weekend here! A definite highlight was the little goofballs' first time on the ice. Wowee, it was a bit tougher than they thought it would be, but it was fun!
I got so much great feedback on my little list-takers - thank you! Ever since then I've been feeling like diving into a whole bunch of new sewing projects. I spent some time over the weekend looking through my sewing/quilting books for some inspiration and fell in love with a few things. Mostly things for me (oops!).
I am really loving "Patchwork Style" by Suzuko Koseki. I would love to make a bigger version of this bag:
And, I pulled this pile of fabrics as a starting point:
I also was really drawn to this patchwork blanket and love the rickrack over the seams. Just going to file this one away.
I also got "Scrap Republic" by Emily Cier for Christmas after reading so many great reviews here. After looking through it, my immediate reaction was that it would be a fun book to work through from start to finish. There are 8 quilt projects and they seem to increase in complexity, amount of scraps required, and size as you work through the book. I love them all. So, when I find that magical free time I might get started on the first one.
Tonight, we are just relaxing and watching the Golden Globes. I enjoy taking note of movies and shows to watch. I feel pretty complete if I have a great show or two that I watch regularly. We don't have cable so we do a lot of Netflix streaming and renting. We were pretty disappointed after streaming the first episode of "Homeland" for free online and then discovering that the others aren't available...ahhh, what a compelling first episode! I've been hearing great things about "Downtown Abbey" so maybe we'll try for that.
That's about it for our weekend. Hope yours was great!