Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A little more of Taos, New Mexico

Back at work with 22 new 4/5 year olds. They are a loud and energetic group. 

There has been some sewing, but those pictures are on a different device. 

I will leave you with some pictures 
 of the Rio Grande Gorge. Taos, New Mexico.






Take Care, 

Erlinda

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Still no sewing


OK, I have done a little sewing. Made a top and a half for me (need to finish), 2 fleece pull overs for the BH kiddos, napkins for camping and working on a quilt. 
I have been off work from school for three week, but head back to school tomorrow for the K+3 program. We will start the first day of school with 22 kids in our class. This will be our class till May 2016. I also work on the weekends at the race track doing concessions.  Makes for long weeks.

These air planes were at the Atomic museum where our Boy Scouts Troop did an Eagle Project planting trees.





Trees planted.
My Matt got in the photo.


Taos mountain hiding behind rain clouds.  
Taken from my  father in laws front porch. 
(Home)


Take Care,
Erlinda

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

No sewing

Let me restate that. No sewing for the BH house. I missed all the meetings in May. May was busy with the end of the school year. 

Here are some pictures in the canyon headed to Taos.











Till next time.

Take care, 

Erlinda

Monday, April 20, 2015

April sewing

This is what will be going to the kiddos at the BH house.


size 4

 Size 3

 Size 2

Size 6 

 Pink pair size 6 mths. M & m ones size 3 mths.

 pj pants size 12

 Size 18 mths

Pillow case, 2 draw string bags, one Christmas tree ornament.

All of these were made with scraps of fabric as I don't have full yards of fabric to work with. Surprised myself with what I was able to make.

I am home sick today. I am hoping (now that no one else is home) to lay out and baste the quilt top "twas the night before Christmas". I finished the quilting part some time ago, but have not had time and room to do anything else to it. 

Track & field season started so I am busy driving Matt around and I am now working weekends. So my time is very limited.  Five weeks of school left and then I will have a month of vacation. Except weekends. 

Off to take some cough medicine and sit on the floor to baste my quilt.

Take care, 

Erlinda


Monday, March 16, 2015

Summer dress

The weather is warming up here in NM.

So I made a summer dress, size 12 months. This is the second time I make this dress and it's a pain. Should of listened to the other sewing club members when they said to stay away from this pattern. 

It did come out cute and I did fix the back to close correctly.
I will try it again, but will wait a while. 



Matching bloomers.


I have a tub of scraps that are too pretty to toss, so I began sewing them together in a scrap style then cutting 7 inch blocks from them.


Then sewing a white border around them. They look cute. Not sure what I will do next. I just want to use up all the scraps then I will decide what to do. It will be a quilt, just not sure on the size. 


Have not been able to sew much. Work has been stressful. I have been coming home extremely tired and track season for Matt has started.

 Two weeks till spring break. Can't wait. 

Take care, 

Erlinda

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Look what I got!

A new sewing machine! 


It came yesterday afternoon and I right away made two outfits size 3.


It came with a walking foot and a free motion foot. Can't wait to use them.


It may not be a top of the line machine, but for what I do (sew for homeless kids) it will work.


So I am headed to sewing club with 2 complete outfits today (have not gone in 2 months)
and a pair of p.j. pants, 1/2 made when my old machine broke. Not going to worry about a top,  just need to get them in.
Size 1


Spent the morning cutting out some pieces to sew. Frustration not having full yardage of fabric, but got some thing cut out. Wish people would donate fabric for boys.

Glad to be back sewing. 

Take Care, 

Erlinda

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Almost there.

A few more pin wheels and then I could put it together. 
This has been a slow going project, but it will get done. 


Take Care, 

Erlinda