I made a tiny flower pin for my mother-in-law, which I still have in my possession despite all my ambitious plans to place it in an envelope and mail it to her.
Today’s chocolate cake is too ugly for words, so here is an apple cake I made last week. It was delicious and dense in that way you pay good money for at the bakery. (Recipe from this book.)
Is it still January? Really?
Even though I’m not hiding from the world anymore, I don’t think I’ll stop making tiny mice.
Here’s one of the three I did.
The skilled and talented Ann Wood provided a free pattern for them, in case you want to try to make some. Here’s a link: link.
I sent the other two to live with my mother-in-law, a true lover of mice.
I gave all three mice scarves to wear, because it’s cold.
The mice are an easy and fun project. They use small scraps of felt and fabric, and I stuffed mine with the snippets of felt left from cutting out mouse parts, yarn ends I cut from my knitting and crochet, frayed scraps of fabric, that kind of thing.
One more angle:
I hope you’re having a good Friday.