Wednesday, July 22, 2009

OH Dear I goofed!!!


Oh my I was sooo sure I had all my BOM's done and then I realized that I not only did not have this month's bom for my local quilt shop done--I did not have last month's done!!!!!! BUT have no fear I got them done:
These are only 6 inch squares--but the flower one on the right is all done with needle turn applique ( as I do not do the "web" stuff) and it did take a little while to do--but they are done--and this time I will only say--I believe that all my bom's for July are done and that all my bom's are up to date:--how does that sound???

A CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE--- I am going to challenge all of you to do at least "3" Christmas projects during August with me--they can be anything you choose--ornaments, aprons, table runners, candle mats,stockings,quilts, wallhangings, placemats---the list goes on and on----
NOW when you get them done leave me a post in the comment section and let me know when you post them on your site and then your name will go into a drawing for the end of the month--and I will be giving away at least one of my new Christmas projects--and who knows what else???????
So be a ''dear" and think about joining me and it would be nice if I knew who was going to try to do the 3 projects--and yes they can even be UFO's---now I am really being good to you!!!

I am excited by some of the work I got done today:
This is the quilt top from quilt club 2008--last year--I have it this far--I did get the vines appliqued on awhile ago--and finally today I got the leaves and hearts that go along the vine traced, cut, and ironed onto the fabric--and I actually got "2" leaves sewed on already--hurrah for me!!!! My goal to get the applique done and the 2 outer borders on by July 31.

I will leave you with a picture I took last evening down at the lake of a family of ducks--Quack-Quack-Quack--it amazes me how fast these little babes can swim!!!!
Have a great day---Smiles and hugs, just, Di

10 comments:

  1. I love the xmas teddy! Ok -I'm in! I usually start thinking xmas in September/October, but I suppose I can twist my brain a bit.... have a nice day. Hugs.

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  2. I love the blue flower block (BOM?) It is really lovely.

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  3. I'm in!!! I've spread the word on my blog too...

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  4. Sign me up,I could use the push to get things done early. I'll have to thank jenny for the heads up.

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  5. Hi Di! Your blog is new to me, Jenny from Elefantz just sent me over to check out your challenge! I think your challenge is a great idea, and I'm going to play along, too! Getting some of those projects done ahead of time is a great idea. I plan to do it every year, but it usually ends up a last minute thing! LOL. Maybe this year will be different!

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  6. I have not visited before but are prepared to join in the christmas challenge. Now I have to decide what I am going to create.

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  7. This is the first time I visit your blog. It's so cute. I love it. Jenny from Elefants blogged about your Christmas Challenge and I thought I would join in the fun. I had a few ideas in mind about what I wanted to make for some Christmas projects. I even bought a bunch of Christmas fabric last week. So count me in. Thanks for the little push to get these things done.

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  8. I'll join in on the 3 Christmas Projects for the month! I really need to do a handmade Christmas this year (DH and I are super strapped for money) and handmade is better anyway! I'm up for the challenge! I'll link you on my blog!

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  9. Hi Di
    I found your blog last week through Jenny of Elefantz, and was unsure if I wanted to join your Christmas challenge... would I be able to manage it?? After a topsy-turvy week I managed to think about it last night, and after rummaging around in my project boxes, I decided that I was up for the challenge as there are at least two Christmas projects I want to get done before this Christmas! I hope it's not too late to join?!

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  10. One of my projects is down - I just wanted a quilt top finished, and that's done, and I'm almost finished with my other 2. :)
    http://jellybeanstitches.blogspot.com/2009/08/one-mini-quilt-top-done.html

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