SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Forum > Miscellaneous > How are you spending your Mother's Day? ( Moderated by Deepika, EleanorSews, CynthiaSue)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
How are you spending your Mother's Day?
Sewing, or not?
DianeB1864
DianeB1864
Intermediate
MN USA
Member since 10/17/09
Posts: 44
Send Message

      



Date: 5/9/10 3:23 PM

DH took me out for breakfast, and then we walked the dog in his favorite park. Now I am tidying up my sewing room before I start a new project. Oh yes, one child out of three called this morning. All in all, it is a very nice day!

------
I sew, therefore I am.

Sharon1952
star
Sharon1952  Friend of PR
Advanced
MA USA
Member since 7/1/08
Posts: 3043
Board Moderator
Send Message

      



Subject: How are you spending your Mothers Day? Date: 5/9/10 3:49 PM

Children called or texted! Church and then lunch out and now sewing!! Yes!

------
Sewing: A creative mess is better than tidy idleness. ~Author Unknown

Margasweet

Margasweet  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
Member since 2/15/05
Posts: 808
Send Message

      



Subject: How are you spending your Mothers Day? Date: 5/9/10 7:31 PM

DH went out & bought me a couple of croissants for breakfast... gifts from DH and DD (coupon for fused glass art class, and knitted lace scarf)... then helped DD finish packing her car and she left for a summer job. DS did not call.

Spent a couple of hours weeding part of the front garden & planting a couple of perennials I just bought. Just came in to rest, and I plan to clean part of the sewing room... but probably have to clean the fish filter, the pump just quit working. It's a 55 gallon tank, with 4 large koi in it.

------
2007 fabric in: 7 1/2 yards; sewn: 7 yds
2008 fabric in, 23 yards; sewn 20 yds; given away 6 yds
2009 fabric in 41 1/4 yds, sewn 29 yds, given away 22 1/2 yds
2010 fabric in 91 1/2 yds, sewn 27 yds, given away 1 1/2 yds;
2011 fabric in: 55 yd.; sewn: 21 yd; given away: 20 yd
2012 fabric in: 60 1/4 yd., sewn 25 1/4 yds, given away 16 yds, thrown away 3 yds scraps; UFOs completed: 7
2013 fabric in: 28 yds; sewn: 25.7 yds.; given away: 5 1/2 yd.s; projects 8, UFOs 4

2014 fabric in: 34.5 yd
2014 fabric sewn: 8 1/2 yd
2014 fabric given away: 8 1/2 yd
2014 projects completed: striped maxi skirt
2014 projects started:
2014 UFOs completed: 8 (5 small gift bags, pieced & quilted table runner, maxi dress, silk infinity scarf)

Donna H
star
Donna H
WA USA
Member since 9/29/05
Posts: 2054
Send Message

      



Date: 5/9/10 7:37 PM

Got a card from my daughter. Called my Mother. DH away, so I'm home R E L A X I N G...!

Maybe I'll sew something or maybe I'll curl up with a book.


ETA: It's nice I'm not alone by not having son phone me. Oh well.
-- Edited on 5/9/10 7:38 PM --

------
The single most important discovery made by a group of women? The Empty Tomb!

http://www.donnahodgson.blogspot.com/

Princess Jenny
star
Princess Jenny
Intermediate
Member since 4/8/04
Posts: 511
Send Message

      



Date: 5/9/10 7:54 PM

Spent the day with 85 men locked behind bars who could not be with their own mothers today; part of a 3 day weekend Prison ministry.
Then we got to spend tonight with our 3 daughters, pizza for dinner, and the girls bought me flowers, and a delicious pineapple upside down cake.
My favorite mothers day ever!!!

------
The mark of a true seamstress is not in her ability to sew,
but in her tenacity to rip.

ukdame
star
ukdame
Intermediate
WA USA
Member since 8/1/08
Posts: 1821
Send Message

      



In reply to Princess Jenny


Date: 5/9/10 8:04 PM

Quote: Princess Jenny
Spent the day with 85 men locked behind bars who could not be with their own mothers today; part of a 3 day weekend Prison ministry.

Then we got to spend tonight with our 3 daughters, pizza for dinner, and the girls bought me flowers, and a delicious pineapple upside down cake.

My favorite mothers day ever!!!

Wow, your day sure gets the most unusual and rewarding Mothers Day and the cake sounds delicious. My only child ( son ) and gand-baby are 4000 miles away so a phone call had to suffice. Cleaned house then Steak n Shake followed by an hour at the pool w/my DH. Considered myself blessed. Next year at this time I will have my second grandbaby. Four years ago I was having chemo.
-- Edited on 5/10/10 1:43 PM --

------
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. ~ Franklin D Roosevelt 1843
Janome 19606 ,Janome My Excel 4023, Brother 1034D, White 1750C, Kenmore 158.1803, White 764, Brother 780D.

Amy-may
star
Amy-may
Intermediate
IL USA
Member since 6/7/05
Posts: 1220
Send Message

      



Subject: How are you spending your Mothers Day? Date: 5/9/10 9:45 PM

I'm heading for the sewing room in just a minute, as soon as I call my Mom. I gave her a Japanese maple last week when I saw her. No card for my Mom, the card attempt is doomed. I bought a lovely card for her last year, but couldn't find it the day before Mother's Day. And what did I get from my children the next day? The card I'd bought for MY mom. Bought the card again. For my birthday, the children added "Happy Birthday" below "Happy Mother's Day" and gave me the second card! I gave up and had my Mom just read my "birthday" Mother's Day card and we had a good laugh!

DH is deployed so an nice email was all he managed. But, a couple from church took all 6 kids shopping. I got the dahlia bulbs I wanted and a pretty coffee cup. Now, the card....an ugly guy with his butt checks hanging out! I'm just going to cross out "Mother" and write "Father" and send it on to DH. This is what happens when you leave the country!

RachelV
RachelV
Intermediate
CA
Member since 9/18/05
Posts: 179
Send Message

      



Subject: How are you spending your Mothers Day? Date: 5/9/10 11:10 PM

I did sew today! Got up and was in my sewing room by 7:30 a.m. - and stayed there until noon A great mothers day to me! DH and I went to my moms for a BBQ, and ds and dd met us there. Great day Happy Mothers Day to All!

skae
star
skae  Friend of PR
Advanced
Member since 4/23/07
Posts: 3201
Send Message

      



Subject: How are you spending your Mothers Day? Date: 5/9/10 11:17 PM

today i had to work. But my daughter and I drove to work together. which was nice.
-- Edited on 5/9/10 11:18 PM --

------
Ecclesiastes 11:7,8 Nothing on earth is more beautiful than the morning sun. Even if you live to a ripe old age, you should try to enjoy each day, because darkness will come and will last a long time. (CEV)

AdaH
star
AdaH  Friend of PR
Intermediate
IA USA
Member since 11/21/09
Posts: 2483
Send Message

      



Date: 5/10/10 0:58 AM

Went out to dinner with two sons last night. Spent the day reading Laura Bush's book. 3 of the 4 sons called me to wish me happy mothers day. A nice quite day.

Did not get any of my flowers planted as we had frost warnings last night. It's May for crying out loud, we should not have to deal with frost warnings.

------
Ada

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Miscellaneous >> How are you spending your Mother's Day?

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Leather 101
Leather 101

Register

Fun with Fitting - BODICE w Darts
Fun with Fitting - BODICE w Darts

Register

McCall's 6078

photo
by: Sdtex

Review
Favorite Things The Wrap Dress Pattern

Favorite Things The Wrap Dress Pattern

Buy Now
You Sew Girl Sling Pattern

You Sew Girl Sling Pattern

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.