Allison is having a linky party through December 30 where you can link up any post showing your handmade holiday decorations. "Ornaments, tree skirts, pillows; if you make something that spreads Christmas cheer through your home, it is eligible to be linked up!" Allison says. AND participants will be entered in a fun charm pack giveaway. Be sure to check it out, and link up if you can!
Are you done with your holiday sewing yet? (I can hear many of you laughing right now.) And as I typed that sentence, I just remembered two more things I am partway done with but have to finish. And sew it goes.
Musing: Sometimes I catch myself doing something very, what shall I say, quirky? I started to write them down this week to share, but I stopped at four, for now, because dumping the lot of them all at once might make me sound like a total nut job.
- Quirky things I eat/drink: [Really, where to begin?] I have been drinking iced tea mixed with diet ginger ale. It started when I had a sore throat a couple weeks ago and has continued, because it's quite good!
- Quirky things I do in bed: Floss my teeth. [What did you think I was going to say?] Usually while flipping between Letterman and Leno (or Fallon/Kimmel if it's later), whoever has the more interesting guest.
- Quirky things I do at work: Avert my eyes from the gross photos whenever I have to look up specialty medical terminology in the desk reference. Seriously. If I do catch sight of the pictures, it's like a train wreck: Hard to look away, but you really wish you hadn't seen it. I try to focus on the words on top of the page and hope that whatever word I need isn't between leukoplakia and lichen planus [random example].
- Quirky things I do in the sewing room: I use the flat side of my seam ripper to guide thick or oddly oriented seams under my presser foot. I'm pretty skilled at this, but you do have to be very careful to get it out of the way quickly before it gets under the needle. Not that that has ever been a problem for me. Nope, never.