Archive for April 29th, 2009

His and Hers


Originally uploaded by Sew Sydney

Yesterday I posted about Rhys’ monster truck pillowcases. Here is a photo of Sloan’s Carebear version. The fabric is flannel and so perfect for us heading straight for winter. She also loves them and I find it such a rewarding sewing project. They are quick, simple and a crowd pleaser.

I always dread this change of season. Winter seems to plague us with sickness most the season which is always a challenge at the best of times. We are in our pioneer style rental house where the wind whistles through and freezes us in winter. We have light at the end of the tunnel with our house framing up and the roof going on this week. Hopefully the progress on our building will start flying by. Unfortunately, we will be here in the freezing house for the duration of the season.

I packed up the summer wardrobe this week. I am going to change my handbag to my winter black one next and tonight’s project is some flannel rice bags for the kids to try and keep them warm and toasty this winter. This is my way of trying to stay positive about the change of season. Embracing with my small hugs.


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