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Wife, Mother, Mimi, lover of all things creative... sewing, embroidery, painting, collage... God and family are the most important things in my life.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

A Little Sewing and a Show Like No Other

My sewing seems to come in spurts. So here is part of  the result of my latest spurt. I've made several diaper bags lately, but this is the only one I took time to photograph.
I also made a few bibs and burp cloths
 This bag I did from a tutorial I found on Pinterest.  It is reversible, and I actually up-cycled the outer layer from a pair of pants. The reverse side is small red gingham. It needed a little something so I embroidered a little flower based off a design I found in this book.

While some of the grandchildren were here they decided to put on a show.  Angel Eyes asked me to stay in the kitchen while they got ready.  Soon everything was set, and they called me into the room.  I was informed that every audience member would get their back scratched during the performance.  

They had a stage set up with props, and upon seating me the promised back scratch commenced.   However, the actress of this one child show, staring Sweet Cheeks,  developed a serious case of stage fright.  

The play was cancelled, and I started back to the kitchen to finish my work.  As I made my way to the doorway the crew began to invite me, gently at first and then more insistently, to fill in and put on a show for them.  I agreed and did an impromptu monolog that brought a great deal of laughter. 

When they saw that I was willing to make a complete fool of myself they began to open up and lose their stage fright.  They all wanted to participate and asked if I would pull out the dress-up box.

Soon they each had a role and I was delightfully entertained for the rest of the evening.

These two put on a fashion show.  

This little nut put on a combination opera/comedy routine.  It was hilarious!

And who knew that Superman played the violin?
"What violin, Mimi?  That was a fiddle!"

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Heavenly Harvest Festival

It has been almost two weeks since our church's Heavenly Harvest, and I'm just now getting these pictures posted.  Well, no one ever accused me of being timely.  

Everyone had a great time!  
My daughter-in-law made all of these darling costumes.  I think she did a great job!