Monday, June 22, 2009

{Doin' Stuff}


Long time, no blog.
God, this has been a slow blog month. I just fell a bit short on
inspiration, I guess. But I think I'm back...

...and I brought with me a post about some crafty stuff I've
been doing. :)

First off -- I'm so excited about this -- I got a sewing
machine!! It's new-to-me, and I love it.

I bought it from Barb, who recently upgraded to something in
a whole new league. This was her second one and it was lightly
used. Look at all the stitches it has! She gave me an awesome
lesson on how to use it. She was a very patient and thorough
teacher, and I left feeling totally excited and ready to go.

Onto a scrapbook page I made of Killian, using the journaling
written about him here. I liked how this one turned out. The
colors make me really happy.

Then, I put a ton of stuff into my Bay Box album.
That felt awesome. Most of what I did were pages
like this -- 3x5 and 4x6 photos.

Did a couple quickie pages for the Bay Box, too.
They are 12x12 but not too decorated. Easy peasy.

Also got a couple of new tools. Finally purchased some good
crafting scissors (!!) that I got for half price thanks to
a Michael's coupon ...

And this cool tool that I used to make the border at the
bottom of the Killian page (above).

I think that's everything for now.
Hope you enjoyed.
I'll be back with more posts and updates later this week.


Lis said...

oh! It all looks so good! Im especially jealous of your new sewing machine!!! I love the cute little stitches it does!!!!!! I need a new one. BAD. Glad to see youre BACK! I MISSED YOU!!!

TruJen Phtography said...

Kills page is great! I love all the love you expressed!
Can't wait to see all the new creations you make with your sewing machine. Maybe you can make me a few dresses for the summer. OR, for my brother's wedding??? My usual seamstress is pretty busy!
It's great though Sam! All your wonderful crafting abilities!
Fun post!!!

jennputney said...

Glad you are back!!!

carlene federer said...

wow, that sewing machine is the SHIT! so awesome with all those stitches! Great colors on the Killian layout, and I love your simpler style pages too! glad you're back!

Lindsey said...

I think I have the same machine; except mine needs a repair :( I have used it for a variety of projects and love it though. Enjoy!

Steph said...

How awesome does that sewing machine look?!?! I soooooo want to learn how to sew!!!

Kristi @ Mi Vida Ocupada said...

Score on the sewing machine! I would love to have one and try sewing mom taught me when i was little :)