Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Happy Valentines Day

On my break this morning, I was looking for a picture to post. This little gem crossed my path and it even has some instructions to go with it. It is from Domiknitrix and she has a tutorial on the increases used to make this little heart.

Last week I began spending one hour each morning doing some organization downstairs. I still have many hours to go........ After the first hour, I then begin working on the project at hand. This month it was my Blogging Siggies, the Confetti Top, my Hour A Day quilt and my Heartstrings blocks. The siggies are almost complete. I need to sign the last half of them, trim them and make them charming..... Then they can be mailed off by Friday I hope.

This morning I opened the box containing the Confetti Top. Why did I put that aside. It is so near being completed............... I had planned to begin the Hour A Day quilt but I had left the instructions upstairs and I just did not want to make the trek up again. I have completed 6 Heartstrings blocks from my basket of scraps. I used all the muslin I had on hand. Monday I purchased a couple more yards and if all goes well I can wash it this afternoon. I also need to wash the backing fabric for the quilt Peg and I are going to pin on Friday. I am trying to work up my courage to machine quilt. I have two already pinned to be quilted but I really want to practice on this one first. Progress is being made even if it is slow going.

When I posted the picture of the 18 quilts in plastic totes at the foot of the stairs, little did I know that I would find 18 more in baskets to go on the shelves in the studio. I have uncovered many more still are not listed..... I am going to be busy for quite some time.

3 comments:

  1. Darling heart! Don't fret about those UFO's just do what you feel like doing. You'll be inspired to work on those soon!

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  2. You know how to eat an elephant Suze ?
    One serving at a time ;-)
    Don't get stressed about the Ufos. One thread at a time will get them done and if it takes a long time, it does not matter - right ?
    Pick only a few, work on them, forget the rest, enjoy a mix of old and new projects.
    We are in this for the fun, remember :-)

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  3. Hi, I'm new to Q4P, and making the rounds. I like the title The Thread and I. Very clever. Hope you had a good Valentine's Day.

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