The Lady Gray

A household chronicle

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Crafty Happenings

About a year ago, I decided I’d like to make my hubby some pj pants.  I hadn’t used my sewing machine much at all at this point, so I chose an easier project first – a plastic bag holder for my kitchen.  It was a success, and came out beautifully!  Then I took a big break from sewing…pretty much until after we moved into our new house.  Once I got my craft room all set up, I finally got back into sewing and threw myself into a million baby projects.  Baby blankets, baby burp cloths, more baby blankets and baby burp cloths!  Before I knew it, about a year had passed until I bought that pattern and cloth for those pj pants.  Every time I looked at the pattern I would get scared about messing up – I kept putting it off!

I’m proud to say that a few days ago I picked this project back up and I completed it this evening!  Earlier this weekend I cut out the pattern, ironed it, and washed my fabric.  Today I ironed my fabric, cut out what I needed, and got to work! It actually was no where near as difficult as I thought it would be.  I followed the step by step instructions, and voila! Pants!

Here’s my lovely man modeling his new duds:


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Fun Cloth Napkins

So I finished the 2 green napkins I had pinned up the other night.  Also, here are the blue napkins I promised I would share.

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Cloth napkins are nicer to use than paper towels or paper napkins, they look cooler, and they’re more environmentally friendly.  Win, win, win!