This is what came in the mail on Sat. It is called wood relief made from Mulberry Bark. I did not expect it to look like this, as being called wood relief I just it would look similar to wood..lol I hope I do this project well with this stuff..lol Going to try anyway.
Here is a close up of it. Just click on the photo and it will take you to a larger one..When I am done with my project I put photo on here and point out where I used it..lol
I have been so busy getting something else done that I have been working on off and on in between everything else and finally would not go to bed till they were done last night..The time consuming part is done but it is still not finished..
I am making a Cuban Dinner tonight for my sons and mother..I have never made black beans or yellow rice before and so far so good. I am also using a bread maker to make a sweet bread and I think I am ruining it. I do not think or remember it making all kinds of noise while it was kneading it... I forgot to check to see if the little hook thing was pushed in ...lol well it sure will probably be embedded in the bread..I did stop it and than it kneaded it again..so I just hope it is not a tough or rubber bread..lol I have another package that I can use.. Chicken is cooked and now waiting for it to cool to take it off the bones. The beans I had in the crock pot but wasn't doing anything after two hours, still was waiting for it to boil, so took it out of the crock pot and put it on the stove..now it is on simmer..I will put it back in the crock pot after two hours of the cooking time and keep it simmer, one thing I hate to eat is hard beans and want mine soft..I should have check goggle to see if they had a Cuban bread recipe but coming on line anymore takes to long...lol I have to read all message, and such..
I still trying to play with my machine. I have got it to work with me as far as free motion without the feed dogs up.. it just will not work with the feed dogs down, unless i play with the tension in the bobbin and I won't do that till dh orders my extra bobbin case..Just think my sister had a machine that does all that by itself...boy wish I had one like that..but dh won't pay that much for a sewing machine..oh well do with what you have..and I do.
I see some classes at QU I want to take and dh has told me to both of them..I am going to ask son tonight if he will get them for me. I really want to take them both. One is for my Futura and one is a new teacher, I usually do all the new teachers class but passed up on the the last one. I have done that type of art quilting and just did not want to repeat any more of the stuff even if I knew she probably will have her own way of teaching. Keep fingers cross for that my son will buy them for me...Oh I know I do not need any more classes..but the later one I haven't done two of things she is teaching all the other stuff I have...lol I am always in a need to learn more stuff. Have a wonderful day today..
Oh forgot, I have heard from two Lausterer's in a 6 day period. I believe the one from last week is a grandson of my Uncle Walter and the other one is my half brother in Hawaii, now if the keep up with me that is another thing. I have all information on paper and pr oven soooo....I did genealogy for years on line and by snail mail to get what I have and when it came to the countries of our ancestors. I just never went any farther, but I think I will get back into it and see how much the ancestry on line has changed in 8 years.
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