Hello, Friends. Happy Fourth of July! I’m all about the last minute. Case in point: I made my holiday skirt this morning. I got out of bed, brushed my teeth, and sat down on the family room floor to cut out my fabric while the boys watched a little Spongebob (Oh! Speaking of Spongebob, you should see what my supportive husband thinks of the pillow I made yesterday).
I also slapped on a little red nail polish because clearly I can’t be taking an Independence Day Project 365 foot photo without patriotic toes to match my skirt. Clearly.
A few weeks ago, at the local fabric store, I found a couple of square flag motif panels on the remnant table. They were roughly bandana size and fifty cents each. I figured I could make some fun flag pants for the boys out of them, and the plan was to do that as soon as I finished my skirt. At least that was the plan before I lost the fabric. I remember pre-washing it, and showing it to Neil earlier this week, but I haven’t seen it since.
Oh well. At least they had these red & blue bandana pants that I made last month. They’re just as good (and slightly less freakish-looking than flag pants would have been 😀
Besides being the Fourth of July, it’s also Friday, which means it’s time for my weekly favorites mosaic. This week was full of bright handmade goodness and bucolic still-lives. I want one of those little houses in my back yard, by the way. It would be an idyllic setting for crafty pursuits, don’t you think? With a small table on one side for my sewing machine, and another small table on the other side for a polymer clay work station, plenty of shelves along the back wall for supplies, a couple of big windows by the tables to let in swaths of natural lighting, and a comfy chair in the corner for the occasional visitor… I would call it, of course, Polka Dot Cottage. *contented sigh* Neil? Get right on that, will you? 😀