Friday, July 5, 2013

Do I really have nothing to do?

I finished another blue and yellow kaleidoscope block, I’m “sort of” doing these as leaders and enders.

Another one is printed and ready

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But I don’t have a MAIN project

look at these empty bins?

they are from my UFO shelf

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And I only have 3 quilts ready to be quilted, the black and blue pineapple quilt- need to be “focused” when I do that one.

A fall HUGE quilt with blocks from a swap, I also want to really “focus” on that one as I might want to do feathers and stuff on it

and lastly a tree skirt where I just need the backing, that might be the next one I tackle I think

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See! my board is pretty bare

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I’ve been having cord issues still on the back of the machine, this is temporary, but I want the cords to go UP and back.

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So one project I had bought fabrics for was this BOX pattern, I might do that one next actually, now that I look at it.

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Or should I sew a dress? I bought this pattern when I was pregnant thinking that I would make it for this summer, BUT Sonja still needs easy access, so I can’t wear it yet! also I measured myself and for the bust I’m XS, waist I’m a M, hips I’m a small…. hmmm UGH I have to modify the pattern a lot I think

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This is another pretty simple pattern I think, I really like the dress and the skirt, I might try that- IF I have a zipper, but I looked at the pattern last night it says I’m a 16! what?? I’m more like a 4-6- I just bought shorts in those sizes the other day. argh… this is why rotary cutting is SEW much easier.

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we’ve had a lot of rain in NC lately and these mushrooms popped up in our yard overnight

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Kind of “freaky” they grew in a circle! (the ones on the left that are not in the circle are because my kids kicked them)

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So the kids have had some indoor fun, Bjorn pushing the girls around in their laundry basket Smile

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Here’s some more Sonja pics

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Here's an update on my CONDENSED 2013 list

(it’s July so I better condense it before it gets too long)

#1 giraffe wall hanging - still working on needle turn applique, mommy giraffe almost done

#2 pineapple black and blue quilt- TOP DONE ready to quilt

#7 fall leaf blocks swap- ready to quilt

#8 bubble gum quilt kit won at quilt show – ironed down border applique, top stitching slowly

#12- Hidden forest- applique- owl block done!

#15 Christmas tree skirt- top done

#16 hexie flowers- 47 done I think

#17 women of the bible quilt blocks- #36 done

#20- roman holiday- kit

#34 MMRR2- Quilted and working on binding

#40(Jan) Ahhhh's- #40 done

#43 (April) X and + quilt- DONE!

 

 

#44 (April) blue yellow kaleidoscope- 6 blocks done

#48 (May) Sampler Quilt along- blocks 3 and 4 done

#54 Hawaiian shirt tissue holders- 3 DONE!

3 comments:

Janet O. said...

Wow--you have choices--and no guilt? Fun!!

Beverly said...

Thank you for the McCall's magazine! It's a really good one, and I especially love your featured quilt! It's beautiful! Good for you!

Michele said...

Hmmm tough choice. I'm sure you'll figure it out quickly.