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C2’s Shorts, Goats and Rabbits

I am working on a tutorial for the gingham capris and knit peasant blouse. I am hoping to get that up tomorrow! :) But until then I thought I would post a couple of pics of c2 actually wearing his pillowcase shorts. Then I decided to take some pics of Butch and Sundance and thought you might like to seem them, too. THEN I while I was taking pics I thought I might as well take a couple of our baby bunnies! SQUEEEE!!! They are so cute.

So here you go!







Here’s a little sneak peek of tomorrow’s tutorial.



Butch and Sundance


Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid! Our new baby miniature goats!!! I <3 them already!!! Although, bottle feeding did NOT go well this evening… I guess we just have to let them get used to us. They baa-ed and nearly scared C&C to death! LOL

I didn’t get much sewing done today. After our pastor stopped by to let us know he was bringing the goats today the kids went crazy, even the 3 older kids!!  Every 5 mins one of the little ones would ask how much longer. LOL So no school work got done and not much sewing! LOL

The Retro Butterick ’56 is a bit complicated. At least to me!! LOL I have had to read and reread the directions to try to figure out what the heck they wanted me to do! ROFLOL! And I had to take the collar apart… SHEESH!! But I am bound and determined to finish it by Saturday! I need time to work on my last skirt for Crafterhours!!! And now there’s Purse Palooza 2012!!!! And one of these weeks I would love to take part in one of the Sew Weekly Challenges! Sooooo much to sew, sooooo little time….. LOL Why, oh WHY did I wait so long to learn to sew??? Oh, yeah… The Hubby…. He thought I would sew my fingers together. And… well…. he wasn’t far off… LOL Within 2 wks of starting to sew I managed to sew right through one of my fingers! YILES!!! Soooo much blood and soooo much pain!!! Needless to say I am MUCH more careful now! LOL

My sewing machine continues to be possessed… Anyone know a priest willing to work on machinery?? The light came back on for a few minutes today and then went right back out again. While the light was on the thread kept getting sucked back up into it again. SIGH…. Yep, it’s possessed.

So here’s a rundown of my FUTURE sewing projects.

Finish the Retro Butterick ’56

A-line skirt – will post a tutorial

Petticoat – will post a tutorial

Purse – will post a tutorial

There’s not much going on in our homeschooling now. We are pretty much all finished for the year except for the testing. But I will probably start my planning for next year soon and I will share some themes, units and ideas with you.

AWWW!!! Butch and Sundance are crying for their mommy!!! Poor, sweet, little fellas!! Fingers crossed that the bottle feeding goes well tomorrow!! Oh! And they are OK. They are eating and drinking regular goat stuff but weren’t fully weaned yet. The bottle feeding is more less to help them bond with us which is very important since they are little boys and could be aggressive.

That’s all for tonight! :) See you all tomorrow! Thanks for dropping by and please click to follow! :)

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