Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Slow day = Sew day

Despite the fact that the calendar read March 24 yesterday, it snowed ALL DAY LONG.  My kids had no school.  Many people chose to stay inside.  It was a slow day at the shop.

That didn't hurt my feelings one bit!  I used the slow time to chat with the knitters who showed up to stitch together (it would take more than a snowstorm to keep them away from a Knit Together Tuesday!), and I made a quilted wine tote for my brother for his birthday.  These things are seriously addicting to make!

Tomorrow, my mom is going with me to the wine shop to find a wine to go inside.  This might be my go-to gift for my wine-drinking friends this year!  I made one for my sister, too, using the same fabric I used for her double potholders that I made her for Christmas.

When I came home, dinner was ready (I love my crockpot!), so after eating, I settled down to watch a few episodes of Parenthood (I'm on Season 2), while I worked on my latest toothbrush rug.  That class continues to be one of the most popular at the shop.

Today, I'll be working on my knitting needle case, and then teaching the kiddos how to make their tote bags during the after school program.  It should be a good day!


Shay said...

Love the wine bottle totes. What a great way to present a gifted bottle of wine!

Sun cant be far away in your part of the world Erin- its getting much colder here . I've been in long sleeves for a fortnight !

Julie Fukuda said...

It is so good to see a post ... isn't it true that absence makes the heart grow fonder? It sounds as though you are enjoying your new creative life.

Vroomans' Quilts said...

Love the wine caddy and the rug project looks like fun. We are still in winter here, too - so tired of it.

Wacky Woman said...

Cute wine caddie.

Char said...

Sure wish I lived closer. I'd love to take a knitting class at your shop. I'd really just sit around and enjoy the friendship of other creative people!

Carla said...

I really like your wine bottle carriers.
This weather is crazy all around.