Thursday, September 20, 2007

In the works!



Here's a project I am in the middle of. It's a huge piece that I just finished embroidering. I'm working on turning it into a mini quilt for a special someones late birthday present. I'll post more pics when it's done.

I am going to do the China free Christmas. I decided it for sure last night. Yesterday I went to a store looking for a present for my sons 5th birthday last night. Every single thing that I picked out was MIC. After going through that, I am determined to prove that you can have a holiday and live in a world without being dependant on China. This is going to be difficult, but I'm sure it can be done. Now I just need to figure out how to find a slide and a teeter totter for my baby. Maybe I'll have to think of something different, I don't know yet. I would really love to hear any ideas from blogland, or if you're doing something similar, I would really like to know how things are going for you.

By the way, Super Wonderful day for Moki who just had her baby last night. I am so happy for you! I can't believe that I've never met half of your children!

8 comments:

Lety said...

Hi Jess! Thanks for your visit and comment on my blog. I like to visit you ´cause everything I see in your blog is lovely... I really don´t know absolutly how to sew but love the things you do!

Jennifer said...

Are you already familiar with Magic Cabin toy catalog? They aren't MIC-free, but a lot of their stuff comes from Germany/Europe and other places, with a nice lack of plastic....

kami said...

Wow, your embroidery piece is gorgeous! I love the design! Awesome job!

I don't know a lot about China free stuff, but I bet you could find some websites with toys made in the US. And I like Jennifer's idea about stuff from Europe. They have the cutest things! In Germany I got Ana a baby's wooden rocking horse when she turned a year old and now Aiyana uses it. It's just adorable and waaay less tacky than that bulky plastic stuff! I'm gonna have to check out that Magic Cabin site. Thanks, Jennifer! ;)

daisies said...

what a beautiful project :)

yay you for going MIC free ~ i'll bet once you start digging, you'll find a ton of resources :) how fun!!

JoAnna said...

That is lovely. How big is it? I also think you might find something through Magic Cabin. They have great products. thanks for listing me on your site!

Raesha D said...

The embroidery is beautiful!!! I hear you on the China free stuff..I'll let you know if I come across anything.

Kirsty said...

What beautiful embroidery!
Power to you with the MIC free Christmas.

monique(moki) said...

I was going to say there has to be some China free toy company...with all the hippy montesorri mamas around ;)

Your embroidery is oh my gosh fabulous! I wish it was for me instead of you know who ;)