Friday, September 5, 2008

Something from past Fall holidays, Frankie

Frankie is something I created a while back, and he was tons of fun to make. I used muslin to make the body of the the doll and filled him with some cat litter to weight him, and filled him with fiber fill. The clothes are all different fabrics, Halloween fabrics and cotton fabrics. Now his vest is a plush felt, which I have not been able to find that same color for years darn it. I did his face in black cotton floss and did it by hand. His hair is back yarn that I took and separated the yard, knotted it and sewed and glued it to his head. There are raffia bows and stain ribbon bows tied on him. The final thing I want to note is his bolts to his neck, they are gold screws I found just laying around. I made a small poke in the fabric and put a dab of hot glue on the screw and inserted them.
Right now Frankie is in the sales bin at Frankly It's Kute Productions, you can purchase him for $12.00 and he is a 22 inch cloth doll.

Monday, September 1, 2008

Tomato Corn Soup Recipe

Howdy to all its been a very crazy few weeks, running to football practices, getting ready for school again.
I am feeling better, but the back is healing very slowly and I might have some arthritis in the back. But not to worry, it will get better.
I have been so busy with football, my son did decide to return and they have won their first game; hooray fighting fishermen. School starts this wend, Sept 3rd and I will have a Senior and a Freshman going to school.
I am working on a wall hanging quilt for fall and hope have it done in the next few weeks, it's all about some black crows.
The sale is still on I want to make room for some new ideas so I am going to keep it on until it is out with the old and in with the new.

Tomato Corn Soup

2 cans of cream corn

2 cans of stewed tomatoes

3 Cups of cut up potatoes

1 Small onion cut up

Cooked bacon cut up about one and one half cup

1 Can of vegetable Broth

3-4 Cups of water

Add everything to a crock pot and cook on low all day. This is so good for those cool fall days coming up and its very easy and quick to make. Just cook up the bacon a few days ahead of time. This is a recipe you can even add more or less just let the imagination flow.