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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

What to charge for no-sew fleece blankets

I posted on FB the other day about finishing the no-sew fleece blankets I made for my nephews. A friend wants to know how much I'd charge to make one. I was thinking of breaking the charge down to labor + cost of fleece (or labor + she supplies fleece). Any ideas on the charge for my labor? It took me about 3 hours to do each of the boys, but I was watching TV and not always on task :-). For each of the boys I used 2 lengths of fleece about 1 1/2 yards. (They're 4 and almost 2).

I was thinking around $15, at least for the size I made the boys or smaller and maybe $20 for a bigger one. Any thoughts?


Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving Week!

Gobble, Gobble!


Friday, November 19, 2010

FNSI is tonight!

On the agenda:
bind dad's placemats (Christmas present)
snip Big C's rag quilt

What's your plan?


Saturday, November 06, 2010

Another Go Giveaway!

I've found another Go Giveaway! Lavender Ridge is hosting this one.


Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Tonight's Sewing!

I've decided to start walking again at the gym and purchased a new pair of jogging pants to wear. Problem was, as are most long pants and even long skirts, they were inches too long on me :-(. So tonight I pulled out my serger, ruler, and sewing machine. After chopping a surprisingly small 4 1/2" off, I serged the raw edge and then turned them up about half an inch and seamed into place. Now I have a decent length pair of jogging pants to wear on Thursday :-).

Note about the gym - it is a ministry outreach of a local Baptist church. Annual fee is $25 if using only the walking track For an additional $25 ($50 total) you can use the workout room. I joined back in the summer, went a week or two, missed for VBS, then they closed a week for annual maintenance, and then school started and I began taking a friend's daughter to soccer 2 nights a week. School's done and soccer's over, so I now have my M, T, and Th nights to myself and can start going again. (Well most Mondays - some I'll have Bible Study with the Forerunners.) Since it's a ministry outreach, the gym respects church hours (yeah!) and is closed on Sundays and after 5 pm on Wednesdays. The other weeknights, it is open until 9. It is also open until 2 on Saturdays.

Since this pair hemmed so easily, I may stop by the store later this week and buy another pair so I'm not constantly doing laundry.


Election Day

To my American readers -
Don't forget that today is Election Day.
Remember to go out and vote!


Monday, November 01, 2010

Another Accuquilt Go Giveaway!

Follow this link to enter:

Micki Butler of Irish Muses is hosting the giveaway.

Deadline is Nov. 5th, 2 pm her time (Ireland).