Friday, August 20, 2010

HAPPY FRIDAY!



Happy Friday, indeed! Why so happy? I have an abundance of reasons today and I'll start in not particular order. First of all, this is the last Friday before school starts. Yipee! My little angels will be in school bright and early on Monday morning! Hallaleulia!! I am going on a "soul retreat" this weekend and I'm so, so, so looking forward to it!! Yipee!(again) And lastly, I finished my summer crochet project. I sewed the flowers on last night. This bag is HUGE! (It reminds me of a giant pair of granny panties. You know what I'm talking about, a pair of panties that are so big they just make you giggle.) I got the pattern from Lucy at attic 24. I don't know why mine is so huge (could it be because I used cotton yarn?) but I don't care, I LUV it!




And because I like the rhythm of crochet I made this little cutie too. I had some yarn left over and this was fast and easy. I glued a pin on the back and it makes a cute brooch! (I'm thinking these would make great teacher gifts!)




And last but certainly not least, I have NOT given up my obsession. This is the back of a little something I'm made for Amanda Jean. I know I've said this before, but I LUV a pieced back.
Have a fabulous weekend and happy sewing!!!

11 comments:

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

All great reasons for a happy Friday Shelly! It's hard to tell the size of your crocheted bag - why didn't you model it? Can't wait to see the front of Amanda's little quilt.

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Rene' said...

Enjoy your weekend Shelly!!! Love the crochet project. Can't wait to see the front of Amanda's quilt!!

Nifty Quilts said...

Look what you've been up to! That bag is so cute, you just want to reach out and pinch it. Have a great soul retreat.

Victoria @ BUMBLE BEANS said...

Just how BIG is BIG?
hahaha you crack me up. We feel like we should be back in school but we don' start until Sept 10th...I'm starting to twiddle my thumbs, running out of creative "kid entertaining" ideas... that means it's time for school to start....
GASP! Is that WHITE on your little quilt to Amanda jEan! ;-) hehe , couldn't resist... have a great time soul enlightening!

Cathy said...

Gorgeous bag Shelley, even if it is a big one! I can't wait to see the front of the quilt too, the back is so cute! Have a wonderful soul retreat. xo

jacquie said...

tease, tease, tease...can't wait to see the front!

Andrea, the little collector said...

Oooooh, I want to see that white! The suspense!

Pokey said...

The purse is so bright and happy! I love it.

Em said...

Shelly, I love the wonky quilting that shows up on the back and your use of Kaffe Clouds is fun! I used the darker shade to cover up a mistake in my project this week....Love love the freshness of your photos and projects, what sweet bag!

amandajean said...

and I love my quilt!!! thanks so much, Shelly! i'll be hanging it proudly in my craft room. what a fun challenge it was. :)