The Masterpiece by Javan

The Masterpiece by Javan

We are born into the world like a blank canvas and each person that crosses our path takes up the brush and makes his mark upon our surface - So it is that we develop - But we must realize there comes a day that we must take up the brush and finish the work. For only we can determine if we are to be just another painting or a Masterpiece.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Little Presents

Each Christmas season my sewing group, Golden Girls, gather for a luncheon out, dessert at one of the member's houses and exchange gifts.  I made little notebooks from Kaffe Fassett fabrics (I love those) for them this year.   Such fun and you can use the junior legal pad for refills and the buttons were a real joy to find.  DWH also made a wooden gift for them, however, I will not post a picture for fear "some" family members may look at the post.  Heavens forbid!!!  Can't trust those kids now that they are grown and living on their own.  They open all boxes upon receipt and probably already know what they have.  If you ask them, they will deny it!!!


Since the children did not have their little presents yet, I could not list them so here are the pictures.

This was patterned after the antique lap writing desks, but smaller.  We call them message centers to hold tablets and pencils by the phone.

I will keep this post short - and close with a picture of "Sweet Ruthie" who lives under our bench on the front porch.  A very dear friend and charter Golden Girl gave her to me when she moved to New York.  I just love her to pieces.  She has a little snow on her this week and keeps sentinel in all kinds of weather.

Wishing you contentment and joy on your journey through this season 
from Judy and Marty C 


taylorsoutback said...

Those gifts are just so happy looking - bet your sewing buddies really like them!
My little sewing group decided to wait until January to exchange gifts - everyone heaved a collective sigh!
For some reason this year, all of us were in some sort of a tizzy...
You are so organized - would you share your secret!!??

Kelly@ Charming Chatter said...

Those notebooks are TOO cute! Bet the girls loved them!

PJ said...

I love these notebooks! Would you be willing to share the specs and directions for making these? I would love to get a head-start on 2011 Christmas gifts! TIA