My youngest got out of school early due to the weather today and spent the afternoon making forts. First he started with this very well made, but small kitty fort for our cat, Fred.
Then he just wasn't satisfied and asked if it was okay if he could make something a little bigger. I said, "sure!" And before you know it the entire living room is covered in sheets.
But it kept him busy for hours and the dog and the cat played along. He's under there reading as I type this. Content, as a little boy should be.
Even though I've been avoiding the sewing room, I've still been busy. I always have to have my hands busy. I ordered this sugar skull cat pattern off of Etsy and have been cross-stitching quite a bit.
I've cross-stitched for 20 years now and have just started looking at patterns that I would like. I found one that made me bust out laughing. It said, in pretty script, "Please don't do cocaine in the bathroom". I'd just love that for our country home! Lol. I'm also thinking of designing my own cross-stitch quilt designs. I used to do this and enjoyed it. After I was done, I'd design a tote bag around it and give it away. I just found two of my cross-stitched "quilts" (about 3x3) the other day. This is probably why I stopped if they started piling up. I have so many finished cross-stitch projects that I don't know what to do with. Too many. Dozens. At least quilts I can donate. That's why, for awhile there, I was making my cross-stitch into bags, table toppers, seat cushions & quilts. It's too bad people don't like this stuff (and I had any followers) or I'd have a bunch of giveaways.
Anyway, I've rambled on enough for now. I will leave you with a picture of what is, I hope, our last snowstorm of the winter.
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