Whadayathink? I must tell you that I'm shocked at the old woman who is gazing back at me! Who is she and where did she come from????
Caution: you may not want to click to enlarge this one: the wrinkles will give you a scare!
And here's the update on the house in Midtown. C and I walked over to the neighborhood Superette last evening and ran into the owner of the home. C asked what had happened and the owner explained that a tree had fallen on his home and totally destroyed it! How awful, huh? So yesterday a demo crew removed the front porch which, according to the owner, was structurally the most dangerous part of the job. Now the remaining building will be razed. Here's how it looked this afternoon:
As you may know, my Mom is confined to a wheelchair these days. She finds a smallish 'purse' very helpful for carrying her cellphone, sunglasses, and a tissue or two. The cord makes it easy to simply hang around her neck, so her hands are free to wheel herself around. I made her a couple new bags for her birthday.
The one above is my favorite. I quilted some of my hand-dyed cottons and then did some foiling on the front and back. The cording is also hand-dyed. The flap has velcro under it, to keep it in place and closed. Below is the second bag, with an antique button closure. I think Mom will like the top bag better.
While I was sewing the other morning, I looked out and there was a pair of Mallards outside on the patio, having visited the bird feeder:
Here is my latest Complexitee, a special order for a new client in West Virginia (don't look Shari!):
I really like how this one turned out. Shari, my client, is a weaver and told me to do whatever I wanted with the tee but she wanted the espresso background and that style tee, so I had a great time playing with it!