Sunday, June 6, 2021

SUNDAY'S STITCH IN TIME---



 It was "kinda" funny this morning--I got up to blue skies and sunshine out my window--and I was in the bathroom at the sink brushing my, and I can see a small area of the window though the mirror and there is water running down the window--yep--it was raining--and the rain cloud must of been right over the building--cause the sun was still shinning out my window--!!!

I made even more progress on some projects this past week--

I got this small applique finished--


This is one of May's blocks from 'my book'--I am still behind on these--opps!!!

And -- the blue heart quilt did talk to me about borders--so I dug out my new collection of blue prints and found two that would work--


the bird strip only went up and down--so had to use just the flower print on the top and bottom--

and this will be the binding--it's all ready--
and even though I tried to keep this quilt less than 40" wide so I could get it basted for hand quilting--well--that didn't happen so it is in the pile for when I get the new folding table cleaned and set up--which might be this next week--we will see!!!??

And here is Step 1 of finishing these blocks--

lots of unstitching was done--and I did find that the lint roller did a great job in picking off all those little threads--

Step 2--


Notice the new piece--appliqued at the top of the block--it now looks more like a curtain--
than before--

I will not be working on this project nor much of any sewing--other than hand work until maybe Thursday--
Monday and Tuesday I am planning to finish the spring cleaning and redecorating--and Shauna will be back Tuesday afternoon to help put up the curtain rods for hanging my quilts and some of the heavier cleaning--and I think I have a play date with Carolyn on Wednesday--!!!!

And here is my newest counted cross stitching project--

Flamingo's anyone--????  there is '11' of them in this row --I have one more all stitched in and start of another one since I did the photo--they made it into a pincushion--I haven't decided yet????

And I decided it was time to hang out the Summer ABC strip --

HAVE AN AWESOME WEEK
HUGS, DI



5 comments:

  1. So many lovely stitching projects... I especially like the first one on the post! Enjoy your stitching!

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  2. Beautiful stitching projects, and great quilts!

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  3. As usual, lovely projects. The flamingoes are cute. :)

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  4. You pick such lovely projects to work on, Di! And your fabric choices for binding are great!!! HUGS!

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  5. Busy, busy! Don't you love how it can be raining in one spot and sunny right next to it? Lots of progress on your projects - I should probably pull out my purple hearts and stitch them together this month.

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