/ by: RoseHoffaQuilts


So I’m packing up my knitting bag for tomorrow trying to decide what projects I should be taking. DH has to go to work early tomorrow, so I have to catch the early bus, which is just fine as the weather looks like it may be ugly. I just hope the storms hold off until I get on my way. I already sent my wheel and clothes last week, so I don’t have to worry about that… did I mention I’m the world’s worse traveler?

I did finish the slippers.

embroidery on slippers 1 5-6-2008 10-01-47 AM

embroidery on slippers 2 5-6-2008 10-01-53 AM

I had a question about what I was using on the backs to make them non-slippery. It’s Saf-T-Bak, rug backing that is available at craft stores. I found it at Michaels in the rug hooking section. It’s extremely easy to apply with a little sponge brush. I used a newspaper to lay them out on and also put on an a pair of gloves, as I always manage to get some on myself. Anyway, two coats and you should be good. Let them dry 24 hours between. You also can wash them after they cure in 2 weeks.

I also finished the tea towels.

butterfly tea towels 5-6-2008 11-16-59 AM

butterfly teatowels up close 5-6-2008 11-18-00 AM

butterfly tea towels 2 upclose 5-6-2008 11-18-04 AM

And finally along with those the dishcloths went into her package with these lovely goodies. My Mom is a total coffee fanatic, so she will love these.

mother's day present 5-6-2008 11-13-44 AM

Well wish me luck that I have a safe an uneventful trip tomorrow. I’m keeping my fingers crossed.

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