Saturday, March 2, 2013

OFF AND RUNNING---

I kinda hit the 'floor' running today--
to the sewing room to stitch on this fabric--
Yep--the color for this months block is 'orange'--
and guess who did not have any orange in her stash????
so this is what I did buy on my 2nd trip overtown yesterday--
I did hear a commotion this morning as I was taking this photo--
and it was the bunnies--
They kindly reminded me that I love bunnies and Easter--
and therefore 'orange' wasn't just for pumpkins and fall--
so they had to show me how much they love orange!!!
Then-- off to the sewing room--
Well--Alice chook look at that block that Di make--
what do you know--she got it stitched and didn't even have to run to the bathroom!!!
Yep--Lola chook--and look--she even found and used some orange elephants--
but I thought when one was 'drunk' on life that you seen 'pink' elephants???
No--Alice chook--when one is drunk on wine one see's pink elephants--
but drunk on sewing with orange fabric--the elephants are orange!!!!!


Also while I was at the quilt shop yesterday the clerk asked me if my name was---
Diane and I said 'yes' and she said--
Here--I seen this sitting here--for you!!!
OH--and when she handed it to me--it did feel heavy--
so of course I had to open it--
and look what it is--
a pair of pink handled scissors--
someone remembered my story of someone stealing my pink handled scissors--
and gifted me a pair--and guess what---these cut even better than the pair that got stolen!!!!
the owner Sue, said she would see that the 'giver' was thanked--oh how that  made my day--
as you--remember what happened to me yesterday--
(and yes those 2 withdrawals are still on the bank account--booo!!!!)


But guess what else got done already for March--
The second strip for the Wiggles sal--I just love doing this strips--
and as you can see--I even found a way to display and photo them!!!


One more thing to show you--
while at the quilt shop yesterday--
something else ended up hoppin into my bag--
a new pattern--
I have been falling in love with bicycle patterns for about a year now--
have a counted cross stitch one to do, too--someday!!!!



that's all for today--blog friends--
you all have a great day tomorrow--ok????
Hugs, di and miss gracie

9 comments:

  1. I love your orange fabrics! I think orange is my new favorite color! Your Wiggly Whimsy strips look great too! :0)

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  2. You've been busy! Love the orange fabrics...some are also in my stash. Your block looks great and the bunnies are so cute! Your Wiggly strip is so bright and colorful!

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  3. What a cute pattern. I too love bicycle themed patterns. Did you know that it's part of a bigger quilt? That orange block is so nice and it was wonderful that you were the recipient of someone's act of kindness. The whimsy quilt is coming along - little by little.

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  4. All your orange is pretty and the block turned out really cute animals. I am having visions of drunk chickens--hee hee hee! Now I need to catch up with you tomorrow.
    L,A-

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  5. Orange is my absolute favourite colour. The elephant fabric is so adorable :)

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  6. What a lovely and well deserved surprise!!! You see, delightful things happen in and among the not so delightful, I sure hope your bank will reimburse you the money that was taken from your account!!!!
    Your orange block is very whimsical, I haven't been a fan or orange ( when I was a kid my mother had orange curtains, orange couch, orange everywhere, so you see how it was LOL!) I hated orange, but then I discovered 'cheddar' in my reproduction fabrics and sort of let orange into my life, now I'm sort of OK with orange LOL!!!!! sort of......LOL!
    Have a great weekend Di!!!!

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  7. I love your orange fabric. It makes me happy looking at it. What a kind and generous thing your unknown friend left for you at the shop. Also, I'm sorry about your bank account. I hope it can be corrected. I was not aware paypal had been hacked into. Take care, Nola

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  8. Hi Di. I am sitting here drooling over your orange fabric. I absolutely LOVE it. Your block looks so pretty, too, with all tne fabrics. I am glad you had a great day. It was so sweet for that person to give you the scissors. There is so much evil in this world, but I think tnere are so many good people that we can overcome the bad. Hope everything works out for you! Have a great weekend.

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  9. Such beautiful oranges. They do look like they are ready for Easter.

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