The trick to getting lots of sewing time with two kids underfoot seems to be saying YES to screen time. We don’t have a tv at our house and we’re pretty up-tight about how much the kids watch/poke the ipad, but this afternoon was YES. (This is also week two of daily swim lessons and yesterday was a seven hour on-foot expedition wandering around downtown so our physical activity has been pretty high recently. And yes, I am justifying my parenting to strangers on the internet.)
I also sewed more test blocks for the polaroid shadow/sashing. Go here for the first round, aka the FAIL round of blocks.
From left to right we have: medium grey/essex blend, sketch crosshatch/medium grey, and light grey/essex blend.
The middle one was my friend Netta’s idea from a couple of days ago; she suggested I switch the sketch with the grey. And she blogs too, check hers out.
For fun I made a few collages. Check these out!
I’m open to feedback so let me know your favourite: purple octopus, green octopus, or starfish!
And since this continues to be a work in progress I’m linking up with: