Sunday, May 9, 2021

HAPPY SUNDAY IN MAY

 Last week was one of those 'weeks' that went fast/slow--and I felt I was 'out to lunch' all week as they say--even though I never ate out!!!!!!!!

I did get the rick rack finished on the basket quilt--

and now am working on hand quilting the wool top--

It's time to think about getting some more tops layered and basted!!!  This is the last one I had ready to hand quilt--though it will take me awhile to do this one!!!

I am also working on appliqueing the red angels and making some red yo-yo's--and then working on this new project--

I got 2 more this size planned out this morning-these have a lot of work on each one yet to do--so I will be busy on these for a long time!!

Thursday I turned a new age--I am now my parents age--73--my Mom passed at 73 yrs and one week, my Dad 3 years later at 73 yrs and 4 months--though I did have grandparents that did live to be mid 80's--!!!!    It turned into a quiet day and that was fine with me--got a couple special phone calls and a couple nice gifts in the mail--was suppose to have supper outside with my son and gf but it was stormy here so we will do it sometime this week--always love to spread out the birthday!!!

Yesterday --it was so beautiful here--weather was perfect--so I headed over town--first stop was Molly Mutt's thrift store--


found 2 nice linen pieces for the hexagons and the littlest pin cushion made with really old fabrics--this is the one side and here is the other side--

This little cushion was in one of those old clothes pin rockers--I paid for it and then slipped the cushion out and gave them back the rocker to resell!!!
And I also went into the plant store on the way back home and bought that little palm plant--I didn't take much money with me--so could only afford a $4 plant this time--but have wanted a palm plant for while now--
I had also stopped at the Bead store--mainly to see how her plans were coming along for the 'big' sale next Saturday and learned she is not going to do the sale--as she is selling the business in the next couple months-to a loyal customer-but the store will stay there--
I did buy a couple more tiny tulip beads while I was there--

I had bought 2 little blue ones before--now I have 3 of them and 3 red ones!!! 
Then I did walk on pass this building on the way home and went into the Sunshine Cafe and got me an iced tea--so I did not spend much money--but have some neat treasures and a fun outing!!!!


And here is where I am on the Farmhouse series--starting block #8--and I have spent the last 3 days on getting all those white frames done around each block--they are more work than doing the whole inside of the block--for me--at least--!!!!!  This is where my mornings are being spent on this project!!




HAVE AN AWESOME WEEK--

LUV AND HUGS, DI



7 comments:

  1. Happy birthday, my friend! I'm glad you're so lucky finding such cute things when you go out shopping! Hope you can get that belated b-day dinner with son. HUGS!!!

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  2. Happy birthday....I guess it's a milestone that was pretty big for you but I'm sure you've got many more years left in you..... Love the cartoon at the bottom..... LoL

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  3. Happy Birthday! Always good to spread it out for a week or two of celebrating.

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  4. Happy birthday, Di. Hope you have a nie time with your son.
    I love the treasures you find on your outings. I think the Farmhouse series is a favourite of mine.
    Big hugs!

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  5. So many delightful projects! I love the little basket quilt and your pretty doiley project too. Happy Birthday to you.

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  6. Happy Birthday Di. Nice to have gone out with your son...
    Love all your projects especially the cross stitch.

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  7. Happy Birthday again!! What lovely treasure you found. Your basket quilt is awesomely amazing!!

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