Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Works in Progress & Some Finishes

Happy Tuesday Everyone!!

I have to go back to work tonight so this is the end of my 4 days off. I didn't get as much done as I wanted to, but I did get quite a few goodies started.

Big pile of mice....These have been great sellers at my shows for the past few years so I've decided to make them again. I try to do something different with them each year. I have adult size mice & babies. The babies get put on pumpkins & candy canes. The adults turn into witches & santas. Lots of prep work on these.

I've also been working on some advertising pumpkins.

Managed to finish them up. Pattern is by My Primitive Saltbox. I used real pumpkin stems for some of them & corn cobs for the others. Love how they turned out.

That's it for me today. Working 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for 3 days starting tonight. Yuck!! That's what happens when you're "chosen" to do special projects. Aren't I lucky??

Enjoy your evening~Becky


earlene said...

Nice work on those pumpkins Beckyjean.
Have a good night at work. Those hours would be tough.

Ann said...

Becky, I love your pumpkins. How is it that we never get as much done as we want to while we are off work? School starts 2 weeks from today and I haven't gotten as much done as I wanted to either! ~Ann

TheCrankyCrow said...

I keep seeing those "Farm Ad" pumpkins popping up all over Blogland and I LOVE them....I'm either gonna have to find some to buy or...heaven forbid, buy the pattern and actually try to find my sewing machine!! And your mice are looking good...Every time I see those little things, I think the folks who make them must be nuts...such tiny little details...arghhh..I'd be having fits. Sorry you have to work - you must be good at what you do to be chosen for special projects!! Happy Tuesday to you! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

Raspberry Lane Primitives said...

love those pumpkins...that's a lot of mice..you amaze me Becky!


Farmhouse prims said...

Hi Becky, make sure you show the mice when you are finished. I don't think I could make something that small. I love mice, just not the real ones. And love your new pumpkins. Hope all goes well at work. Hugs, Lecia

renee said...

I bet they will all look cute! Those pumpkins turned out nice.
Sorry you have a icky schedule, I have a few shifts too that I can't stand. I guess you roll with it.
Have a good rest of the week.

Rugs and Pugs said...

Becky ~
LOVE your pumpkins. I don't think we ever get as much done as we had planned/hoped. There just aren't enough hours in the day.
That's a tough work schedule. Good luck to you!
Pug hugs ;)

prims by olde lady morgan said...

becky, UGH on the hours!!!!! And when you will just get use to the change, you change back? double UGH!

LOVE LOVE LOVE those pumpkins....!!!! Busy creating here too...no rest for the wicked! OLM

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

Such a bummer when you gotta to go to work when you just want to be creative. Doesn't sound like a fun shift. I hope you have a good night and your next few days of work go fast for you.
Your creations are all wonderful!
Prim Blessings

Jean @ Prim Crafts said...

Hi Becky! Great job on the pumpkins and those mice are gonna be cute. I love making mice items although I really hate the real ones. Hope your shift goes fast~
Prim Blessings,

Karen/My Colonial Home said...

Morning Becky...love your new projects and the advertising pumpkins are great ...unique.

The Moonlit Stitch said...

Wow Becky, love your idea with corn cobs on the pumpkins! Those mice are going to be cute - can't wait to see them! ~*~Lisa

Jennifer @ Stitchin' Thyme said...

Love all the mice!!!

Roberta (Cottonwood Lane Primitives) said...

Hi Becky Jean: I really admire your productivity! That's a lot of stitching and stuffing. I know things always take longer to complete than I anticipate! I don't envy your upcoming hours, but hopefully you'll get another block of time at home to finish up your projects! ~Roberta

The Olde Country Cupboard said...

Wow, it looks like you are getting alot done. You have been really busy.