Thursday, April 12, 2012

April Update - Sewing, Books & More

Has it really been nearly 3 weeks since I posted last? And is it really the 11th of April?! I certainly didn't plan to go so long between posts on my blog, but life has a way of filling up every spare minute sometimes. :)

I have been sewing, sewing, sewing these past few months. I've gotten LOTS of custom orders this year, and I'm having so much fun creating all of these special outfits. From Easter dresses to matching peasant skirts for a set of cousins, to a sweet white peasant dress for a special little girl. Every order has been a joy to make!

And I'm not finished yet! Skirts, jumpers, peasant blouses, bloomers, and culottes among other things are still on my list to make. If you're reading this and you're waiting for your order to be finished, please know that I'm working as fast as I can to complete each order, and I will do my best not to keep you waiting too long. :)

In between all of my Joyfully Sewn Designs orders, I'm listing books and curriculum as fast as I can on Homeschool Classifieds and E-bay in a desperate attempt to get rid of the stacks and stacks of boxes (more than 50 of them) of used homeschool curriculum that have taken over our house. We purchased almost 100 boxes (it's a long story) of this stuff, and now we're trying to sell it off and get it out of our house! :) Anyone need any A Beka, Bob Jones, Saxon, Rod & Staff, Easy Grammer, or anything else? :)

The view from my desk - a small portion of the boxes!

And besides all of that (just to make life a little more interesting), this week marks the start of my brother's 6 week marathon of homeschool conventions. He will taking Light of Faith Resources to 8 Homeschool Conventions in 6 weeks! That means LOTS of pricing and packing for our whole family plus my parents, sister, and I are helping out with one conference next weekend, and then doing one by ourselves the following weekend! It should be fun, but it will definitely be a whirlwind couple of weeks!

So, if my blog is rather quiet in these next month or so, you'll know why. :) I might get a little time to post in the hotel one weekend though. I guess we'll see. :) I have a couple of really neat shops that I'm eagerly waiting to share with you just as soon as I can find time!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Busy hands keeps us out of mischief. God is so good to bless us with talents we can use to provide for ourselves, I pray your business thrives and that God blesses the work of your hands. By the way, the clothes are really pretty.