Tuesday, January 3

Sweet Angels..............

Another Christmas photo of some sweet vintage angels. Well, I thought they were vintage when I found them at a local thrift shop a couple years ago. Then I looked on the bottom of the two larger ones and the date stamped on them is 1981. Not quite vintage but they look it and I really like them. There are tiny bulbs in the candles that run on batteries. Yes, I really like them. They sort of remind me of the Angel designs that I drew in 2006. I offered the patterns here on my blog and am sharing them free again in my Seasons BOM Yahoo group. If you like to do Redwork or other embroidery, just click on the Angel Connection button in the sidebar, join my group and you'll get a new Angel design the first of each month. January and February angels have been posted to the group.

This year is off to a good start. In just the last couple of days, I've caught up on a few things that have been waiting for my time and it feels good to get them done!  Some of you may remember that I mentioned that I am not going to buy any cotton quilting fabric during this coming year. It might not be easy but I'm determined to not buy any quilting fabric and just use the fabrics that are right here in my sewing room. Oh, and in the boxes in the basement. Um, and there is a bit of quilting fabric in each of the bedrooms. So you seeeeeeeeeeee......I don't need to buy any fabric because I already bought a storefull and have been storing it at my house. LOL! My husband doesn't think I can do this. He's seen how much I love to buy fabric. He just doesn't know how committed I am to this challenge, plus, ........ there is nothing that works better at getting me to do something than when he tells me I will never be able to do it. Sound familiar?
Have a good day!


Snoodles said...

LOL Oh, so familiar! Heehee! My Mr. Snoodles says the same things, and that just makes me more determined! :) I enjoyed your post with all of the lovely ornaments - I have one of those real egg ornaments that I made when I was a child (don't know how it made it safely through the centuries!) and I would love to know how to make them! I just don't remember!
Happy New Year!

Sharon said...

Your angels are cute and that's all that matters. I like them!! Vintage or not. Cute redwork your doing over there too.

Denise :) said...

Great self-challenge and I applaud your commitment! Your angels are darling and I'm headed over right now to download January and February. Thank you! :)

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