This Week

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Travel Handmade by jenib320
Travel Handmade, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
Took a little break from bag making, but now I'm back at it for the homestretch to Sewing Summit! I made this luggage tag to go with my Duffel Bag. The tag pattern came along with the duffel bag pattern, Simplicity #2274. Despite not having any double-fuse peltex (thank you glue stick!), and having to sew with vinyl and set an eyelet, it was a pretty quick project! :)

I used this wildflower print from Far Far Away III by Heather Ross. This is the lighter-weight cotton/linen and it is just lovely! I ordered it from Beebolt! It was my first order from them, and the service was great! Got here quickly, wrapped nicely and not only was everything cut super straight, all the half-yards were closer to 19" than 18"! Woo hoo!

Pencil Pouch by jenib320
Pencil Pouch, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
Made up this quick pencil pouch this week for Michael. I used Heath by Alexander Henry and this crossword print by Michael Miller. I had to try really hard to resist embroidering something on it, I was afraid he wouldn't use it if I did! Hehe!

Yum by jenib320
Yum, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
I was lucky enough to be able to meet Jenna this past weekend! She stopped by to visit for a few hours of crafty chat. What a sweetheart! She brought along some tomatoes that she'd grown and we've been using them to make these yummy crostini, so good!

Pink Daisy by jenib320
Pink Daisy, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
Also thanks to Jenna, I finished my Pink Daisy Pyrex collection! We did a little pyrex and vintage sheet swap! I finally got my hands on that pink daisy open baker! :)

Thrifting by jenib320
Thrifting, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
Did a little bit of thrifting this week, happened upon this cutting block, some linens, and some pyrex!

George by jenib320
George, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.

George by jenib320
George, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
It's been a little too long since the last George photo, so I figured we needed two!

Today I love the..
Smell of: Fresh air
Sound of: Keane
Taste of: Toast + basil + mozzarella + tomato
Sight of: George's sweet face!
Feel of: Comfy clothes

Good Things about Today:
- Productive day!
- Clean kitchen
- Happy mail!
- George has been extra cute today :)


  1. Love that luggage tag! And that pouch! And that crostini! And that bunny! Alot to like here. :-)

  2. WOW!! Look at that pink pyrex! It's gorgeous! I love your luggage tag and your crossword pouch too!

  3. I love your pink Pyrex. Can't say that I've ever seen it in my travels. I sure love that color. And you can never have too much pyrex :-)

  4. Your tag is cute, cute, cute! Does it have a little piece of plastic in it to cover your address in case your luggage gets rained on?

    Also, I love that crossword fabric! Where did you find it?

  5. You've inspired me to start collecting vintage sheets. I bought my first two today. I have no idea what to do with them, but I just love them so much!

  6. That tag is adorable! And I thought the duffel was cute as

  7. I have never seen that Pink Daisy Pyrex, but I think I have to find some! Pink is my favorite color and daisies are my favorite flower. :)

  8. Hehe loving the crossword print.

    And thats a gorgeous cutting block...

  9. such a cute travel set! it's gonna be a hit at summit!

  10. Oh my! Lovely photos but your Pink Daisy Pyrex collection is awesome!


  11. The luggage tag is adorable! I'm so glad you got to meet Jenna! She seems awesome. I love the crossword pouch! And of course, hi, George!

  12. jeni, you amaze me with your productivity! I just found a large pink daisy pyrex a few weeks ago and thought about you when I bought it! Sounds like you and Jenna had a blast!

  13. I have that yellow leafy sheet! I love it.

  14. LOVE the pink pyrex! What a great collection.

  15. the luggage tag is so cute! :-) And your Pyrex again is awe-inspiring! Thank you for sharing!

  16. I am absolutely in love with George! I'm sure that there is somewhere in the archives that you tell more about him?

  17. I am totally drooling over your pink pyrex. I didn't even know that made it in my favorite color. Lucky YOU!!!


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