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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?

Thanks,
~QB29

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving Week!


Gobble, Gobble!

~QB29

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?

~QB29

Saturday, November 06, 2010

Another Go Giveaway!

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

~QB29

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.

~QB29.

Election Day


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

~QB29

Monday, November 01, 2010

Another Accuquilt Go Giveaway!

Follow this link to enter:
http://thedote.blogspot.com/2010/10/its-time-for-accuquilt-go-giveaway.html

Micki Butler of Irish Muses is hosting the giveaway.

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

~qb29