Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Ready for the new year

Sadly, the holidays are over.  The fun, the festivities, the family celebrations, THE FOOD!!  OK, had a little too much of the last one.  I love this time of year.  But as with all good things, it must come to an end, so I'm looking forward to getting my studio cleaned up (it looks like Santa's elves went wild in there!) and getting to work.  My mom and sister inspired me when they were here for Christmas - they had a field day going through my fabric and patterns; they both left me with a list of stuff they want me to make for them.  It got me excited again and I can't wait to start sewing.  So this week my goal is to clean like crazy so I can spend New Years weekend sewing my heart out.  Nothing like starting the year being creative!  Can't wait to start posting new designs on the website!!!

Have a Happy (and safe) New Year!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Making progress............kind of

Just because I don't want to go a whole month between posts, here's the latest.  (Yes, I barely made it)  My studio walls are painted (the woodwork will get painted later), my stuff is moved in and it's looking good.  But.........I've discovered that I HATE painting.  For two reasons.  #1 - it's boring.  #2 - it's painful.  Well, it's probably not painful for most (younger) people, but I managed to pinch a nerve in my back, so it's been painful for me.  The accompanying meds have left me in a fog and I've found myself doing some very strange things.  So........I'm not sewing until I have a clear head again.  (there are those who would argue that I've never had a clear head!) I did take pictures so I'll try to get those posted.

Here's hoping I get some great stuff made for you guys before Christmas!!

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Starting over again

Since my life and Carla's Creations is about to head in a whole new direction, I decided to start a new (and hopefully much easier) blog.  We'll see how this goes......................

The reason for this new direction is that I am now officially an empty nester.  My beautiful daughter moved into her first home over Labor Day weekend (with the help of Mom, Dad, Uncle Phil & Auntie Lin).  It took 7 pickup truck loads, 8 car loads (so far) and one SUV packed to the max, but she is moved.  And her old room is in the process of becoming my design studio!  I'll have to post before and after pics so you can watch the progress, I'm excited!

Needless to say, Carla's Creations is on a short break while I move into the new space.  But once I'm in there will be no stopping me, I won't know how to act with all that new workspace!!  The best part will be no more having to put away projects in progress (it's so hard to pick it back up).  I can just close the door and no one will ever know how messy I am when I'm being creative.  :)

Til next time!