smelting

Working

I have a few things on my to-do list for this coming week. make niece and nephew gifts. I already have the idea and supplies, so I’m feeling good about this item. It’s just that there are twenty of them. make more Christmas cookies. I’ve stocked up on supplies, so…

Handmade Gifts

I intend to work on the quilt Saturday, so I thought I would show a few of the ‘smelts’ that have been given to us over the years. I don’t think I’ll be taking any pictures because I want to get a lot of progress on the quilt. I haven’t…

Smelting, cont’d.

Tonight, we revealed our smelts. For Scott, a magazine rack. I cut and glued 80 pieces of corrugated cardboard to make it. For Lisa, Mr. GAIN made a backpack. We had some upholstery fabric left from gift that G of GAIN made in 2007. The children all did a nice…

Smelting

G of GAIN has honored the Blue Man Group through a gingerbread homage. N of GAIN and I made a cheeseball from scratch after wanting to make cheese for over a year. It got rave reviews. The next picture is the wrist warmers (see the previous post) on a model,…

Smelting

Preview of boy gifts — gaiters. Excuse the rotated pictures. blogspot sucks in that way. For some reason, mass manufacturers cannot make a mitten for little kids (or big ones, sometimes) with a long enough cuff. Maybe if you don’t move, the cuff is long enough to keep you warm.…