Friday, April 9, 2021

ZOOM--ZOOM

 Goes the week and time--

I no more than get up and get dressed--

and then it time to get pj's on and get ready for bed!!!

and I wonder 'if' I got anything accomplished that day!

I do think--that I am probably spending too much time lately just working on my counted cross stitching--but this large piece of 9 blocks is the largest one I have ever done and I am afraid if I don't keep right at it--it will never get finished--good news is I am on Block #5--so am at least half way done!!!

First I guess I need to show and tell what my goal will be for April-


Remember these blocks--20 of them in all--the dirty dozen number for this month is #2--and that is these blocks--I do already have them planned into the rows--but first they do need to be squared up and I do think I have everything to do the border and the backing--I just need some motivation!! anyone have any to spare????

I have mainly been working on hand piecing this week--

and I think I may be ahead with doing these blocks--but it has kept me busy--sooo???

On Easter Sunday--I ran across the Keepsake Ad--and if you ordered something from a couple of the sale pages--you could pick a free stuffed animal--well--never let it be said--I would turn up a free stuffed animal--especially a rabbit one!!!
Now these fabrics should keep me awake when I sew on them--think these are the brightest fabrics I have ever ordered--

 The line is called "Venice Collection" !!
And here is my new little 'friend'--



And I have worked on hand quilting this lap quilt this week--and then there is always some work being done on a pair of knitted socks and the baby sweaters!!!

Easter Dinner news!!!  The 13-lb turkey came out perfect for the kids first time--and all '3' of us, worked in the kitchen doing the rest of the dinner each one doing something--and to me that was the best part of the day--the next best part of the day--was sitting outside on their patio watching ducks and ibis on their pond--beautiful day!  

Ok--time to publish this piece and go down to the mail box--think my 'blue' fabric order is in--so now I can get started  on all my blue projects for April---

TAKE CARE--BE SAFE--AND KEEP SEWING AND GARDENING--
LUV, DI 






5 comments:

  1. Those embroidered baskets of flowers are gorgeous!

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  2. The days do fly by very quickly....
    The baskets is a nice project to work on...
    Some lovely blue blocks you have made and the new fabrics are gorgeous....
    Cute bunny .....

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  3. They are out of date...how funny! And you get a lot more done in the creative tasks than I do for sure! Happy weekend!

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  4. You find the funniest cartoons! Looks like you have been plenty busy to me... but I agree the time is flying by quickly.

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  5. Great cartoon. You are correct to keep working on the big needlepoint. Hopefully you are making steady progress on that. Love the fabric and the bunny. Bright colors are a lot of fun.

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