Monday, February 13, 2012

Getting Busy

by Karen on February 13, 2012

in quilts

I am so slow getting started at times!  I keep looking out the window at the snow Smile

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One wouldn’t think someone who grew up with snow and lived in northern states for the first 27 years of their life would care if it snowed – but I get like a kid and I’m constantly looking out the window to watch it.  I have already pulled on the new boots that I bought before we went to Wisconsin in November (in hopes I would use them there and didn’t) to fill up the bird feeder and throw more on the ground for the little birds.   This was of course mainly so I could go out in the snow Smile the feeder still had some seed in it.

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What have I gotten done – well I do have the triangles cut and I got started chain piecing a short time ago only to stop and go fill the feeder – now I guess I better get back to the machine – which is set up in front of the window so I can watch it snow!

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Design Wall Monday–Pinwheels

by Karen on February 13, 2012

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This week on design wall Monday I am starting a new project with pinwheels.  We are at the beginnings of a snowy/icy day so staying home is what I will be doing.  Run on over to Judy at Patchwork Times and see what everyone is doing.

The start of the day— this photo taken just a few minutes ago – the weather forecast has changed somewhat from yesterday – now they are saying more ice than snow darn it! I wanted snow not ice.  At least the temperature is supposed to be over freezing by 4 PM or so – it won’t stick around long back to the 50’s tomorrow.

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Fabric is pressed, I got that done yesterday afternoon,

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The pattern and the instructions are ready for me to start pouring over before I get started cutting later this morning.  First I need to clean the sewing machine and get a new needle in – I haven’t done that in awhile – I tend to forget Sad smile

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What are you all working on?  I will work on some of my other projects as well today I’m sure, but this one I will getting started on – no rush.

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