Wednesday, April 21, 2021

BACK TO WORKING

 I am back to working on projects this week and haven't done any 'runnin' around--(though the thrift store did text me they are having another sale this week???????????????????)

I got the next '2' blocks done for the block of the month from Jenny--



These are really small--think the finished size is under 4 inches--yesterday the Jelly roll I ordered for these blocks came in--I had started with a charm pack--but need more than 5 inches for the sides of the squares so decided to order a jelly roll when I found it on sale--and yes--I will have lots left over--but then again--I am already working on a second project using these fabrics--
this one---

And here is the 3rd block for April from "the book"

a paper pieced bird--he just needs an eye embroidered on him and the paper backing removed--

And here is what I am working on right now for my 'leaders n enders' work--
I got the strips done awhile ago from left over project and now as I need a ender--I sew them together--have no idea how many I will have when finished???

And here is the Harmony top--hand piecing all done--
I did work ahead on this one --I needed some slow stitching 'quiet' work there for awhile--
and I have the binding made for this one--just need to get it 'layered'!


And here is where I am on this month's OMG project--

All my baskets are in a row!!!!  well -- 5 rows really!!  I am so glad that I had figured out the layout and taken a picture when I finished these blocks last year--today I am cutting out the pieces for the border--This pattern for putting it together has been challenging as in the pattern for directions--I only got the even numbered pages--have no clue why I did not get the odd numbered pages????   This was a  pattern and I am pretty sure I also bought the layer cake for the corner pieces on a 'Shop Hop' back in 2005- 2007 --so it has brought back some fun memories of those Shop Hop days--and I took photos of all 3 years trips so had to get that photo album, out yesterday and did some more remembering--!!!

Well the sewing machine is calling me--and I have alot of prep cutting first--so guess I better get going!!

Funny side note here--
I have not done laundry on a Monday in a while now--
it is either Tues or Wed--it seems--funny how things can change so suddenly sometimes!!

TAKE CARE AND KNOW THAT I AM THINKING OF  YOU--
LUV AND HUGS, DI





4 comments:

  1. Wow, how do you keep all your projects organized? If I tried to do more than one at a time, I'd be doing something wrong to each one! lol Have fun! Glad you're working on ongoing projects.

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  2. Ok, I need that cat table above the laptop.... at least the cat has not sent emails at work lately! Harmony looks great... I am so, so far behind on it. I guess this one just didn't call to me as much but I will get back to it! Love how your's came out.

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  3. Your working on sew many lovely projects...
    Love the red cardinal....

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  4. Love the red bird! And the basket top is smashing, Di.
    How can you resist the call of the thrift shop? :))
    Hugs!

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