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Busy hands quiet house
Saturday, October 05, 2019      4 comments

Now that I can't sit outside any longer and at least say hi to people walking past or my neighbors coming home from work it's getting awfully quiet in my life again. I almost finished the July block today. It's laying on the sewing table with ... Read more
Going with the least stressfull
Friday, October 04, 2019      4 comments

Even today when I ran around with errands all morning and really didn't get down to working on quilts until almost 3 I still got 3 more blocks finished and made all the pieces to the last July block of the month. I did find June and it's not do... Read more
Had to make a change...
Thursday, October 03, 2019      7 comments

This whole challenge quilt has been a problem ever since I started it. Making them was too stressful. It was agony to have my thread breaking so often it took hours to finish one. So after a challenging one today I decided to stop putting th... Read more
Ugh...can we please have some sun...
Wednesday, October 02, 2019      4 comments

It seems my moods are directly linked to the weather right now. I do have the light to sit under and will read under it some days but this rain is getting to be too much. Part of the day today you would have thought it was almost sundown. Day... Read more
Tuesday, October 01, 2019      4 comments

I made another round of squares for the challenge quilt today along with getting the pieces of a block ready to work on. I always starch them so they don't stretch when I sew them because some of the pieces are so little. Buck is having ... Read more
Mother Nature's been drinking again
Monday, September 30, 2019      4 comments

When I ran into town quick this morning for the 2 things I needed it was already 82 and it got hotter and more humid as the day went on. Needless to say there were no walks today. The itching has been replaced with breathing problems. But all... Read more
My head is wrong
Sunday, September 29, 2019      6 comments

Maybe it's allergies or maybe I'm just not all "with it" but today wasn't great. It got warmer as the day went on and now we are having thunder storms. Buck thinks I should be holding him in my lap and Peanut is hiding under the couch. As for... Read more
A little of this and that...
Saturday, September 28, 2019      5 comments

I did make the fronts of the Minnesota pillows but didn't get the applique done before it started getting to dark to work with black thread. My old eyes just can't do the same things they did even 20 years ago. But they are all cut and ready t... Read more
A blah day...
Friday, September 27, 2019      4 comments

I woke up a mess this morning and didn't even go get my hair done. Then I slept until almost 1 pm. No idea why I'm so tired and cold. It was kind of cloudy and grey all day but I did make myself to go town and get some groceries. Some things... Read more
Gave up and turned on the furnace
Thursday, September 26, 2019      8 comments

I have one of those old 1940's house that's built like a bunker. It usually stays pretty cool even in the high heat and with the AC on even at 78 sometimes it feels like your walking into the frig. when it's really hot out. But once it cools o... Read more
It's done and in the washer...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019      6 comments

The quilt got it's purple binding this afternoon and is in the washer right now. In the morning I'll sew the red buttons on for cherries where they are needed and take it to Block of the Month at noon. I will win a stack of fat quarters and I ... Read more
Peacful constructive day at home
Tuesday, September 24, 2019      8 comments

The quilt is finally all one piece. Now to decide if I want to add borders or just put the binding on. I'm leaning towards just putting on the binding but since I have lunch with the guild ladies tomorrow I'll see what they think too. Right n... Read more
A Boost I needed
Monday, September 23, 2019      5 comments

My special Spark Friends have come thru and given me energy to finish this quilt. I was beginning to think I should just shove it in a box but it needs to be finished just because it's so different and fun. I made row 9 (not even started this ... Read more
Woking away
Sunday, September 22, 2019      7 comments

Today wasn't a whole lot better but I did get to town so I will sleep really good tonight and I also worked on the ice cream quilt. Here are 6 of the rows together. They are all quilted and all have backing on them. The bottom part will add ... Read more
Don't know what to call a day like this?
Saturday, September 21, 2019      3 comments

It was a weird day from the get go. Woke up to a thunder storm and no power again. So I read a while and of course the power came back on. But I didn't want to do anything. Not sew, eat, play on my computer or even read anymore. Napping als... Read more

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