Friday, November 7, 2008

Lookie what I am doing... :)

I have been attempting....and attempting is the right word here....to make a quilt. I have gotten the general concept down. I just do not quite understand how I can actually do a project that is longer than 3 hrs....I like quick things...it helps the ADD in my life...I need to move from project to project....even if it is the same one over and over again, I need to keep moving....but this quilt thing has me stumped....I have the pc's cut, and most put together....this is all the quick part for me...but then I was told that I have to hand sew (GASP) the binding and the quilt together....can that be right??? how did those ladies do it way back when...beyond me. So it is a slowly/quickly thing this quilt of mine...I will enjoy seeing it when it is all done...and if all goes well I may try again. It reminds me of Spring, which maybe what I am missing right now...even though my favorite season is Fall....I love the Emo-ish of it....but I adore the colours of Spring (though maybe not the dingy smell)

Tristen (son number 2) is going through a ton right now...feelings of not being accepted, of self blame, and that the world is generally against him. While I feel horrible for him...he has to learn that he can not get everything in life by crying...sigh...drama for the day....he wants an e-mail account...one of his own. And while I understand why he wants one, I just think that he is still to young and immature to handle the responsibilities of having one. He likes signing up for online games...which I am generally okay with him and his brothers playing...as long as they are not asking for money and downloading a bunch of crapola onto their puters. But in the past he has shown that he is not mature enough to handle it so it will be up for rediscussion maybe in a few months...but not right yet...he wants Facebook, and MySpace, and all those things that I really think that an 11 year old is to young to have, and hearing how some kids interact on those forms I do not want to subject him to that, especially since he is a very eager to please kind of boy, and takes things very sensitively. He doesn't need to extra drama in his life right now...but sometimes I wonder if I am being to over-protective....and if I should let him spread his wings little and get to know the wide world of ours....but for now...at this moment...I think I it would be better if I was in full control....let's hope he will forgive me soon for this...while I like giving him the world...I want to keep him in it for as long as possible...and who knows what can happen out there....


Okay, getting off my Mommie Soap Box there now...

here is a little bit of a sneak peek again of my stuff that I am doing...this is the starting of the darned quilt...this will give you an idea of what I am up to with this at least and why I think Spring so much....



and I have a couple of new listings up on ebay that I am having fun with...I am loving the ease of the A-line dresses and the fact that they are completely wearable for anyday dress....this is a new one for me...



Thanks for taking a peek...and I still think I haven't figured out how to put a link in properly...grrrr....

4 comments:

Meekiyu said...

cute cute items... love the patchy look... though your first link at the top of your page just leads you back to your own page =/ ... and yeah kids... my lil brother is also learning the hard way he can't have everything he wants...

sometimes technology is not so... good... =/

kandy smith said...

I feel sorry for kids these days (showing my age ugh!) there is so much for them to want. I used to JUST want to go outside and play, or walk to the corner 7-11. It is so hard to know what to do, what is best. Just go with your gut Jenn~ and you will do great!!!
LOVE that quilt!
It gorgeous!!!

Meg said...

Love these dresses you've created jenn!

Shorty said...

Love the quilt, and try to stick with the process. I'm a novice quilter, but hand stitching can be very relaxing for me. This weekend I just pulled out a quilt top that I made over 8 years ago and I'm finally going to sew a back on it and quilt it. I'll keep you posted on how it goes.

I love your dresses! Very cutesy!

And, I agree about your son's email wishes. I have a 10 year old and he has some serious computer limitations at home. You just never know what a kid can venture into by mistake. Stand your ground...you're being a great mommy!