Saturday, September 5, 2015

t-shirt with applique and a crown for birthday party

Before anything I want to thank all your support
and all your messages following the death of my father ...
million of thanks dear readers and followers ...
I can only be grateful to all of you ...
thanks ... thanks ...


In August my little turned 4 years old.
And like when she was 3 years old,
I wanted to make him a t-shirt and a birthday crown.
With a basic white t-shirt I sewed a banner and a number 4.
I sewed applique with sewing machine.


And for to make birthday crown I used foamy.
Really striking! Carlota decided
that she wanted a golden crown.
And to combine with birthday t-shirt
I made the letters and number 4 with green color.
As with the t-shirt I used sewing machine.
It was the first time I worked with foamy and I liked it.
A material with a lot of possibilities for crafts!

I wanted that my father be present
in some way in birthday party ...
so I chose a sheeps who grazing above the crown ...
Carlota liked a lot this crown!
She put the crown in his head on noon
and she removes it just when she was going to sleep!


To celebrate my birthday Carlota helped me make the banners.
So this time she also wanted to make the banners.
Look my lovely assistant!


She cut some banners, made drawings, she wrote,
she put stamps ... she enjoyed so much with these
and other preparations for the birthday party ...



And ... here are our garlands!
I sewed with sewing machine, so simple and fast ...


And my little Carlota really happy ...


And a few days before the birthday party,
 in august, we went some days the beach Tossa de Mar ...


I could photographing a thousand things ....
take photos of many interesting and beautiful things ...


but ... you has never seen
something more beautiful than this ...?


See the sea and to have little pleasures like this ...
to feel the sand and the waves at my feet ...
All this reported some energy on my body
for to prepare for the birthday party ...


Carlota and her friends enjoyed the party ...
And despite this hard, hard, hard summer, life goes on ...
and she had to have her own birthday party ...
she wants always to do a big birthday party ...
and also she wants make his favorite cake:
cake three chocolates (recipe here)



Happy birthday, my love....
Always remembers ...
Whatever happens I will love you forever ...
looooooooooove yooooooou ...
forever ...


Saturday, July 25, 2015

in memoriam of my dad


My dad was a farmer and rancher.
And his happiness from an early age was a flock of sheep.
He was a good shepherd, the best.
A man worker, honest, humble, generous
educated, he was a man who loved go unnoticed ...
her home always was open to everyone
and he was happy with very little.
And if he could give good advice he always gave it to everyone.

He died on July 18, with 75 years old victim of cancer.
Special thanks to the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona
where he was treated for the disease for more than 10 years.
Thanks to all the staff, doctors, nurses,
administrative, researchers
and all who accompanied him during all these years.

I also thank the doctors and nurses
Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova in Lleida
that attended during his last days.
Thank you all for your great professionalism
and delicacy in difficult times ...
thank you ... thank you ... thank you ...


El meu pare era agricultor i ramader.
I la seva felicitat des de ben petit va ser un ramat d'ovelles.
Ell era molt bon pastor, el millor.
Una persona treballadora, honrada, humil, generosa,
educada, de fer poc soroll i passar desapercebut ...
la seva casa sempre oberta a tothom
i ell era feliç amb molt poca cosa.
I si et podia donar un bon consell sempre te'l donava.

Va morir el dissabte 18 de juliol als 75 anys d'edat,
víctima de càncer. Des d'aquí vull fer un
agraïment a l' Hospital Clínic de Barcelona
on el meu pare va ser tractat de la malatia
durant més de 10 anys. Gràcies a tot el personal,
metges, infermeres, administratives, celadors, investigadors
i tots els que el van acompanyar durant aquests anys.

I també agraïment als metges i infermeres de
l' Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova de Lleida
que el van atendre durant els seus darrers dies.
Gràcies a tots per la vostra gran professionalitat
i gran delicadesa en moments tant difícils ...
gràcies ... gràcies ... gràcies ...

Joan 10:14-16
14 »Jo sóc el bon pastor: conec les meves ovelles, i elles em coneixen a mi, 15 tal com el Pare em coneix, i jo conec el Pare. A més, jo dono la vida per les ovelles. 16 Encara tinc altres ovelles que no són d'aquest ramat, i també les he de guiar. Elles escoltaran la meva veu, i hi haurà un sol ramat i un sol pastor.


Tuesday, June 16, 2015

skirts for summer

And one bad day my computer says enough ...
And here ended his life. A disaster, a catastrophe for me ...
My main concern was the photos
that I had not copied to an external hard drive ...
luckily the guys in the shop computer can save all my photos ...

So between my crochet crisis, the computer problems,
and many other problems for many days I have a poor concentration
and little creativity ...

Well , today I am here, with a new personal computer.
Sorry for the quality of the photos,
I'm still doing tests of quality images  and all this that entails
work with a new computer. Patience ...



Luckily there is always an angel makes me smile
when it seems that everything be way upside down ...
look at that happy with their skirts!
 For many days Carlota wanted that I sew a skirt.


And behold, two skirts with fun fabrics, 100% soft cotton.
Perfect for summer days!
I made these two skirts following the same tutorial
that I used to make the other two skirts (here)
A pattern easy for a beginner like me.



And the school year will finish on next Friday!
and she becoming a great talkative little woman ...
She wants to be great:
she wants to drive the car of his mother,
 cook in the kitchen of his mother,
 sew skirts with mother's machine,
all my clothes ... all my things ...
And I always tell her that,
when his hand will be greater than mine,
she can do all this ...


And at every meal, at lunch, at dinner, on the dinning table,
she always want to measure his hand with my hand.
And she says to me:
Look, mama! my hand is almost as big as yours!
His innocence is sweet and captivating ...



Well, my dear readers, thanks for wait ...
thanks for reading my stories ...
thanks for your sweet  comments ...
thanks for being here, in my world of wool ...

I wish you have a nice day and happy, happy,
haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaappy week ...

kisses to you all ...


Wednesday, May 27, 2015

a lot of t-shirts with applique

And more and more t-shirts ...
these four t-shirts for Carlota. She chose the animals.
This time I have not sewn by hand and It is the first time
that I had sewed appliques with sewing machine.
I use zigzag stitch.


In curves I have some difficulty for sewing ...
I still have to practice a lot this technique!
However, Carlota loves these t-shirts
and I think that is good.


Also I sewed a aplique for me.
This time I have sewed with a straight line stitch,
to half centimeter of the edge.


And the postman takes me two packages Monday morning!
My own gift birthday! Yeeeeesssssssss!!!!!


I waited for many days it and I thought
that maybe it has lost along the way ...
Although I have not had time to make crochet
But I think that with this wonderful set
soon I come back to make crochet! it is amazing!
I loooooooooooooove it!


And the postman also led me another gift ...
all stitched for a friend ... is so beautiful ...
I do not have any like this! and crochet bunny has me in love ...
so simple and beautiful at the same time ...
thanks my lovely friend ...
thaaaanks ...


Thanks for your visit, my lovely readers.
And for to leave some of your time here,
in my world of wool.
I'm always glad to read your words
and you makes me always happy.

I wish you have a day full of crochet
and full of nice things!
kisses!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

recycling t-shirts and Daughter - Youth

Almost a month since my last post ....
I have suffered a crisis of creativity. Perhaps intentionally ...
For a few days, yes ... I not have made crochet  because
I practice with the sewing machine ...


With the change from cold to heat  I found many t-shirts that were XL.
And one day I started to recycle these t-shirts ...


Just you need the right size, a little more adjusted.
On the reverse t-shirt, draw the shape of the shirt that you want,
put pins, cutting and sew!



I sewed some of them with draping at the waist
 and I also did some sleeves narrower.
For this I used a needle special for sew the t-shirt fabric.


My job allows me to choose holiday at any time of the year.
And now I'm on vacation time.
But some days have been veeeeeeeery stressful ...
because the health of my parents is bad and we need to go
habitually in the hospital ...


But still I have enjoyed GREAT moments with my lovely daughter.
She is the MOST beautiful thing in the world ...
And now she carries glasses!


And my birthday was in March, two months behind ...
But Carlota always told me a secret whispered in my ear:
"Mama, one day will be your birthday and we do a big party
and put garlands on the wall and inflate balloons!
and we will make a chocolate cake!" 


And Carlota made me  beautiful garlands ....
the most beautiful garlands of the world ...
and we had a family party ... with his favorite cake:
the cake of three chocolates ...


Life is full of obstacles ...
so many problems and concerns that we forget the important things ...
and the anniversary should be a celebration, right?
with garlands and balloons, and a chocolate cake ....


Carlota enjoyed the party as if preparing her birthday ...
she made the decoration with garlands ...
she helped me make chocolate cake ...
she is the driving force of my life ...
With two months of delay but we make our party!
Carlota was veeeeeeeeery happy ...
and this is the MOST important in my life ...
her happyness ... I love you Carlota ...
thanks for make me so happy ...
_______________________

And during these days of sad and happy moments,
a band called Daughter ( here ) has been present in my head ...
the songs Medicine, Still, Lifeforms, Human, Candles ...
all songs ... breathtakingly beautiful ...



With the writing and editing this post,
I believe that my creative crisis has been somewhat overcome ...
Maybe soon I return to crochet ... I need it ...

And as always, thaaaaanks for being here ...
Soon I go visit your blogs and see your stuff ...
See you soon ...
thanks ...

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Feliç Diada de Sant Jordi!!!

My little one is excited by the arrival of Diada de Sant Jordi (here)
Today before going to school we stopped at the florist
for to give a rose to my lovely daughter
and also to buy a rose for his teacher.
Carlota felt great joy at the entrance of the school
with a rose in hand to give to his beloved teacher!


And I'm happy and excited to be one of the winners
of the Giveaway of Helen ...


Helen has a lovely blog, you can see here.
Thank you Helen! everything is wonderful!!!


The birds are sooooooo beautiful ... love it!
and the painted eggs are so sweet ...
and the skein of yarn is perfect!
at this moment I'm working with this yarn ...


These days I'm working with a shawl I started doing
in October and I hope I can show you very soon ...

Thank you for your kind comments, dear readers!

I wish you very good Saint George's Day!

Feliç Diada de Sant Jordi!!!

A big hug and thank you for visiting me in
my world of wool!

See you soon ...


Saturday, April 18, 2015

three t-shirt yarn baskets and Dillon - Thirteen Thirtyfive

Today I show you more baskets with t-shirt yarn.
Three baskets of cheerful and very useful t-shirt yarn
for storing our stuff.


For to make these baskets I have worked with 9mm crochet hook.


My little is delighted with these baskets!
She uses them to store and transport his Playmobil toys
from one place to another.


I really like the combination of these three colors, is so sweet ...


The three baskets carry a handle very useful
if you want to use the baskets for to hang.


After so many months without working with t-shirt yarn
the last few days I have enjoyed  making
these beautiful baskets. 


Baskets, carpets, bags ...
with t-shirt yarn can do so many things ....

If you not know XL crochet tecnique I hope you go to try!
I think it is a cheer to work with it!
____________________

I'm caught again ... this time the fault of  Dillon
This song  Thirteen Thirtyfive talk of a miscarriage
she had years ago ...
a sad topic with what she has done a great song ...
incredible sadness ....
always accompaning the great creativity ...



Many thanks for your sweet comments!
always makes me so happy read your words!

From my world of wool
I wish you have a nice day
and music go with you and your stuff!

cha cha, cha cha, cha cha
cha cha, cha cha ...


cha cha, cha cha, cha cha
cha cha, cha cha ...


See you soon ...

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

more baskets with t-shirt yarn and Bon Iver - Holocene

With the arrival of the spring I have caught the fever of t-shirt yarn ...
I so far only make baskets! Today I will show you
a basket of t-shirt yarn with gray and
a basket of t-shirt yarn with green turquoise ...


To make the grey basket I have worked with 10mm crochet hook.


The basket can be hung on a door nicely
and is similar to what I show you here.


To make the green turquoise basket I have worked
with 9mm crochet hook because the t-shirt yarn
was a bit thinner than the gray ...


I like both models baskets, although I have must say
that turquoise is one of my favorite colors ...
This is a gift for a friend ...
I hope you like it!


And a old friend of mine gave me
a beautiful set of stamps for my birthday ...


Today I've used it for the first time!


I loooooooooove this set of stamps!
And it will be very useful for my crafts!
Once again thanks dear friend ...
_____________________

And today I have been preparing this post with listening
to Bon Iver song Holocene ... delicious ...
like the other songs of this great band ...
The video is great too, with incredible landscapes,
hope you like it ...



I wish you have a day full of creativity
and full of beautiful things ...

my world  of wool
is happy with your lovely comments!

Thanks for visiting!

See you soon!