Friday, December 31, 2010
I thought I would enjoy a cup of hot cocoa while I worked at gutting my sewing room today. The hot cocoa mix was part of my Christmas gift from Nancy, one of the gals in my mini group. The mug was part of my gift to Nancy and Sharon. We have called ourselves "the Quilty Chicks" practically from day one
and when I saw this mug, I just had to get it for all of us.
So I enjoyed my hot cocoa.
even though I barely made a dent in the sewing room.
But, it's going to be a work in progress because I need to get in there and start working on my daughter's wedding quilt....like now.
That's ok though.....tomorrow is another
Hope you all have a very Happy New Year and may 2011 be even better than 2010.
Happy New Year!!!
Saturday, December 25, 2010
Just like that, all our prep is done. Dinners are eaten. Gifts are opened. The children are happy with their new toys. We just have the New Year to think about and then it will be 2011. Time just flies by way too fast. I guess it's really not that far fetched to start thinking of what we will be making for next Christmas. I for one will probably be a procrastinator and be way behind again next year.
But, I do hope you all had a very Merry and Happy Christmas with family and friends; and I look forward to all the new projects we will be working on in the new year.
Sit back, kick up your feet and enjoy yourselves and remember all the wonderment that Christmas brings
Merry Christmas to all my friends.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
It's really been cold here in Michigan, so I thought I would share just a couple of my "indoor" snowmen.
The one around my flocked tree are a little hard to see, but there are a few of the "ice cube" snowmen at the base.
A couple weeks ago we were suffering through 12 below wind chills with temperatures going down to about -6 at night. I was going to make my winter hat (knit), but I didn't have the right sized needles, so instead I got out my wool yarn and made myself a pair of socks.
I have to say, they kept me toasty warm this past weekend when we did the Christmas Walk at Greenfield Village.
Hope everyone is staying warm and that you are ready for the holidays. I finally am; and I am looking forward to all the festivities with family and friends.
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Friday, December 3, 2010
I was just reminded by a message board that I am a member of. One of the staples for this board is....Motivational Friday....where we report what we have been working on for the past week. So, I thought I would share it here, too.
My immediate priority is to keep up on the Cherry Tree Block of the Month, but when I am finished with that, I try to work on Hearts and Hands (although I should be devoting ALL my spare time on my daughter's wedding quilt). Anyways, I had some of these prepped, so picked them up and started stitching. I have been stitching a little on this one and a little on that one. These three just got completed.
These four are in progress and nearing the finished mark.
I think the wedding quilt is feeling a little daunting to me right now, but I know once I get to it, I will go gunho. For now it just feels good to get some of these completed.
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