On my next trip to the Thrift Store I am going to look for some wool skirts. I made this one from felt. Friday night the three grandsons spent the night with us and Zack (age 8) was so interested in this project as I was completing it. He said, "Gigi, you need to come teach this to my class." I told him that these were called pennyrugs and a little of the history behind them (thanks to Terry at Cider Moon Cottage). He asked if I'd teach him how to make one. I let him pull some of my thread through and he loved it. The next day he asked me if I was going to sew some more. I'll have to find something that I can teach him.
I know it isn't Thanksgiving yet, but I'm already thinking about Christmas. I love Thanksgiving and don't want to rush through. I have my husband's family (it's mine too) at my house on Thanksgiving and look forward to it every year. It's the one time during the year that most of the family is together. The reason I'm thinking about Christmas is the fact that Thanksgiving is later this year and my first Christmas party at my house is December 2nd. How will I get it all decorated in one weekend????