Wednesday, May 18, 2011


Last night I took a class at My Sister Knits. No we did not use yarn but fabric and made Aunt Philly's rugs. 

I have tried to make these rugs before and did not really enjoy them. But now that I know Aunt Philly's tricks they are fun and exciting!

And Lord knows I have some fabric to make a lot of nice rugs.
Bring Christmas on !!!!!!!

Tonight is "Girls Night Out", my girls and I are getting together for an evening of good food and laughs. I'm cooking tonight and of course had to do dessert first. This is the RICHEST Carrot Cake I have ever made. The recipe is from Annie Eats.

I am a little disappointed, the cakes fell in the middle. Next time I think I will use some baking powder [ Annie did not], and try only 2 cake pans instead of 3. The frosting has 4 bars of cream cheese [ call the heart team before eating a slice ], I used 3 and that seemed more than enough.

I am also working on a Red & White quilt, three quilts truth be told. 

I LOVE strip piecing. "Just run that fabric through" ! 

Her comes the RAIN today, glad I just finished planting roses !!


Creations by Dina said...

Is that the braided fabric rugs? I bought things to make them quite a while ago and have not ventured to do them yet. When I tried to do some small things it was real loose. I have knitted with fabric strips before and got some real neat things out of that!! Love the red and white quilt. I have been wanting to make a red work embroidered quilt for some time. The idea is in my head just haven't had the time to bring it out and do it!!

Julie said...

Cake looks delicious! Enjoy your girls night!

Stray Stitches said...

The rug looks like it was fun to make. Love the red and white block! Have lots of fun on your girls night out :)

Kyle said...

Your red and white blocks look great. In fact I have had on my mind to do the same. Love those red and white quilts.

Kathryn D. Duke said...

you know they say the worst looking cakes are the best!!


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