We reconnected via FB and have stayed in touch. We recently realized both of us are crafty, canning wine drinkers...so decided to craft and can and drink and rinse and repeat....
Then we decided canning and sewing was something we could do and swap so we could concentrate on crafting and catching up.
She brought me 24 quarts of canned tomatoes and I made her 11 aprons. (Some were duplicates) I made all but one as my favorite canning apron style. The LSU one is a butcher style.
Here they are...as usual, this style doesn't really look cute on Ms. April, but they are precious once they hit girly curves!
and a few jars of the yummy tomatoes!
Before arriving, she had asked me to help her make some painted wine glasses and santa ornaments.....but when she got to my house, plans changed and we made several other things.
Not to worry, she brought a supply of her uncle's homemade strawberry wine, AMAZING. And no, not even a hint of "Strawberry Hill" in it. See how pretty the wine is...it is close to a Pinot Grigio, dry and just a tad sweet.
Here is a sampling of our craftappalooza.
Sweater pumpkins and 24 more candy corn glittery bottles as party favors for her daughter...
dotty wine glasses, Santa Starfish and a fabulous Snowman for the door....