Tuesday, January 19, 2016

IT GOT COLD HERE

So I got into the wool--
I decided I wanted to work on the wool bom from Buttermilk Basin  for last year--
as I had gotten 2 of them done--
so I spent 2 days working on them--
first was tracing all the patterns unto freezer paper--
then working to find large enough wool pcs for the block background of 10x6 inches--
and this morning it was getting all those small pieces cut out and ironed on to the wool--
here is all 10 blocks all prepped and packaged ready for me to match to wool thread and to stitch--
I designed one new block--had to have a rabbit block--right???
and will be moving one block to a different location on the final quilt top--
so I now have lots of work cut out for me--literally!!!
the pineapple block is one I am moving--it will be my "November" block--
and the mitten snowman will be my January block--
and now look at the table--
so now I can set the sewing machine back up and do some sewing--
have this one ready to finish--
this was a little gift kit from my friend Anne up north!!
and did you notice that I did not have to cut into this package--

though I will have to one of these days as I do have a project for Easter in mind using these--
mostly the colors in the other wool project were more muted country colors!!

and Yes--it really has gotten colder here now they say we are about 15 degrees colder than normal--so we have also gone from one extreme to the other--first we set heat records all fall now it is lower than normal cold temps--but hey at least the sun is shinning each day!!!
Love and Laughter, di





5 comments:

  1. yep...supposed to be 38 in the morning here in Tampa. I worked in the yard today without getting heat stroke. It was wonderful.

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  2. What a clean table!!! I hope you push the cold weather out to sea before we head to Florida in a couple of weeks. I love your little hearts.

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  3. Yay! Your wool blocks look so pretty! That is the cutest BOM from Buttermilk Basin. Her designs are charming.

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  4. The tiny hearts sure are sweet. I like working with wool too although it's not nearly as cold here. Enjoy your week and your quilting! Hugs, Diane

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  5. cold weather is good for eating grits. hope you got some today. i agree the hearts are really sweet and i love the colors and the colors of your blog

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