The midwest winters REALLY do a 'number' on our highways and byways. It's often said that we have 4 seasons, summer, autumn, winter and POTHOLES! I'm sure you know what I mean...*VBS* My detour isn't because the pavement has collasped or broken away. It's the upcoming birthday of Grandson#8. He'll be turning 5 in early April. And I decided I had JUST enough time to get a top quilted up and bound and in the mail by next week! Ambitious plan for a slow-mover like me *S*. But I got it pinned.And late last evening I started machine quilting it. So far only 2 rows need picking out. So much for 11 p.m. quilting! This is an older project, a larger Quiltville Trip around the World. I divided it into 2 40" X 60" snuggle quilt tops. Went off to Linda J. for WTIL. And when I finish up this top...
..here's what I have ahead of me this year. These tops hang on the sewing room door...there are 7 or 8 on these hangers...some hangers hold 2 or 3 small wall quilts. I seem to be able to ignore them quite nicely.
Then there are these, another 8 bigger tops, hanging in the stash closet. That's as much room as I have for tops on hangers. The rest are folded neatly into the dresser drawers of the units that support my cutting board. I won't BEGIN to talk about what is in the UFO project bags and boxes *VBS*
Friend Jean's car died an untimely death on Sunday, and she won't be able to secure a new car until next Monday. I've been picking her up(10 miles away) and driving her to work here n the valley, and then doing the reverse trip at 8:30 p.m. when she is finished. I don't mind, ss I have a car, she's a good friend, and I DO have the time. What I didn't realize was how much it breaks up your day...but only a couple more days and she'll be all set *VBS*
Youngest son has just been laid off work for the second time since November(*!@$&!) and is coming 'home' today for some TLC(read "food") and a hug! Lucky me *VBG* There goes my day! Oh well....I'll be back tomorrow with something new to talk about, right??? Hugs for all of you...Finn
A wee bit of progress today!
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