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My latest sewing projects.


This quilt took me FOR-frickin-EVER.
Cut fabric.
Cut batting.
Quilt ‘sandwiches’.
Take a million years (and the entire dining room floor) deciding on ‘sandwich’ placement.
Sew ‘sandwiches’ into strips.
Sew strips together.
Snip every (EVERY) seam every 1/4″.
Wash and dry.

I actually really messed my hand up during the snipping part.

It’s been two weeks and I still have no feeling in the tip of my thumb.
Should I be worried?


In theory, I made these Matchy Matchy PJ’s for Husband and I.
In reality, I’m the only one that will be wearing them.

I’m not pleased with how Mili decided to display either project.
Clothing looks so much better on a mannequin, and you don’t get any kind of sense of the colour variegation when the quilt is folded up like that.

Pfft.

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About Angela

My name is Angela. I am a 28 year old psych and criminology graduate, but I'd rather not diagnose you. I am a cuddle-slut. I can recite the entire script of The Princess Bride, (including accents) and believe that the meaning of life is contained within. Polyanna, Snap.com commercials, and Oprah 'reunion shows' make me cry. I can whistle and hum at the same time, but I cannot touch my toes. I am an expert in both listening and talking. I look good in orange. I am a writer. I kick ass in Gin, Hearts, and Cribbage but I don't understand Canasta or Bridge. I can be heard singing Broadway numbers from my shower, and have dressed up as a viking princess, (complete with aluminum foil breast plate) The Phantom of the Opera, and a Ghostbuster for Hallowe'en. I have a bird named Bean. I have a brother named Adam. They are not related. I like vanilla body lotion, peanut butter, saunas, Jim Carrey, broccoli, pets, TheOnion.com, Muppets, Kevin Smith, Corelle dishes, dry erase white-boards, Barenaked Ladies, Philosophy, the letter J, Harry Potter, picture frames, swimming, quilting, Michael Moore, genealogy, Raggedy Anne, tacky 50's tchotchke, 'Idiot's Complete Guide To' books, tweezers, feather pillows, polar dips, aquariums, Martin Luther King Jr., and Dr. Pepper. I don't like meat, gossips, cooked carrots, American Idol, mosquitoes, sweating, politics, public washrooms, tardiness, tuition, hunting, pat answers, pick up lines, brown bananas, cliches, pine scented air freshener, Kevin Costner, bacon, candied apples, pro-wrestling, humidity, and hypocrisy. Books I've read recently The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Dark Tower, When Nietzsche Wept, What's So Amazing About Grace?, Catcher in the Rye, Not Wanted On the Voyage, The Red Tent, The Little Prince, The Way the Crow Flies, Slaughterhouse-Five, The Poisonwood Bible, The Fall, The Knot of Vipers, Calculating God, The Chrysalids, Sick Puppy, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Franny and Zooey, The Brothers Karamazov, and jPod. I am slightly neurotic. No I'm not. Yes I am.

20 responses »

    • Good Lord, no.

      It took me AGES doing it by machine.

      While I respect those that hand quilt, I also think the lot of them should be committed.

      ~Angela

    • Good Lord, no.

      It took me AGES doing it by machine.

      While I respect those that hand quilt, I also think the lot of them should be committed.

      ~Angela

  1. Good Lord, no.

    It took me AGES doing it by machine.

    While I respect those that hand quilt, I also think the lot of them should be committed.

    ~Angela

  2. Good Lord, no.

    It took me AGES doing it by machine.

    While I respect those that hand quilt, I also think the lot of them should be committed.

    ~Angela

  3. Good Lord, no.

    It took me AGES doing it by machine.

    While I respect those that hand quilt, I also think the lot of them should be committed.

    ~Angela

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