Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Teapot Tuesday

Dog teapot
I should have taken a picture of the back of this teapot, too.  The tail is really cute.  I found this in a thrift store yesterday, and just had to have it.  I love dog!  I have two dogs at home.  I'd post pictures of the dogs, but, all my pictures of them are on my phone, and I don't have them downloaded to the computer.  Eek! another learning curve for me. 

Christopher & James
Christopher's quilt
I've been out of town more than in town the last few weeks.  I've traveled every week for the last 7 weeks so far.  Only one of the trips was unplanned.  I had 36 hours to prepare for a 6 day trip with a Venturing crew to the upper peninsula of Michigan.  A great trip, but, I'm tired of traveling now.  Last week I took my oldest son back to college in Missouri.  He is 450 miles from home.  This is his 3rd year at school.  His new roomate this year has been a friend of his since he started college.  I took this picture before I left for the hotel.  After driving all day, then unloading (it took 4 full carts to get Christopher's stuff into the dorm), and helping to set up, I was pooped!  I waited until James arrived to help him unload.  James only had one cart of stuff, since his family lives nearby.  I took the boys to breakfast the next morning before I started the drive home.  You can see the quilt I made for Christopher's dorm on his bunk.  Sorry I don't have a better picture of it loaded onto the computer.

 I did stop at several thrift stores on the way home.  I found some great stuff, including sewing machine attachments. 




7 comments:

  1. Awesome quilt! OK. I thought the phone teapot was the cutest teapot I'd ever seen, but now you've got me second guessing myself. I. LOVE. THIS. DOG. I mean love! Great find!!! :) So glad I found your blog. :)

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  2. you just dropped a "i found sewing stuff at the thrift store" bomb with no more info?? What a tease! hahaha

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  3. What a darling teapot!! That would look great in my collection if you ever get tired of it - lol!
    I can understand why you feel exhausted. Sounds like you need some 'me' time.
    The quilt looks great on your son's bed!

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  4. The quilt looks great on his bed and that is such a cute tea pot. I have just been to a teapot and tea cosy exhibition and bought a new chicken tea pot.

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  5. So cool! Those boys are handsome. So let's see the sewing machine!

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  6. I love your tea pot! And the quilt looks very nice too!

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  7. OOhh, attachments! Anything unusual?
    Cute teapot, great quilt, and a son to be proud of!

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