yes....it's one of 'those' days. One of the ones where, if the earth wasn't turning on it's axis, and without contintental drift, I wouldn't be moving at all *VBS* Well, ok, maybe not QUITE that bad....lOL Inch by inch I am getting things done. Little by little, and ever so slowly, things are happening. Things that should have happened a long time ago, but who's keeping track??? LOL...ya, right!
I'm the world's slowest starter, I think. I believe you can't do a 'thing' until you know it needs doing. After all this time, I am finally 'settling in' at my little house in the Valley. They tell me you're not home til you hang pictures...*G*. Well, the picture hanging has begun. I kicked it off with little Amish (type) pieces. The quilt on the right is from 'long, long ago'...which could be a historical novel by now. About a bijillian years ago, when the first Amish doll pattern came out(the one with the girl and the boy(one size only) it included this little Amish quilt pattern. Probably 1980 something. It almost dates itself by being made with blue and mauve. Machine pieced, hand quilted in black.
The other little quilt, the four patch, is made from pieces I hand dyed in a class with Jan Myers. It's part of a series, one of the series used the brights we dyed, and one more isn't finished as yet. The picture of the Amish dolls I picked up in a thrift shop. I have one more picture of dolls in cross stitch, but need push points first, to secure it. And so it begin...the outward putting together of my life.
Today I re-arranged and cleaned my bedroom and am making some dark blue pillowcases(to act as shams). They will match the border on my bed quilt. And I am on a 'marathon' burp cloth sewing frenzy. Newest grandson is a 'burpy' baby and you know what that means *VBG* I got the hall closet emptied, swept, mopped and re-arranged...it looks great!! I have time to do a bit more I think...little by little, inch by inch.
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