Tuesday, April 15, 2008

What is going on around here?

So many things to do… I am kind of at a stand still, because I have too many things to work on and I am not really sure which one needs my attention first. I wish I was one of those that could start something and not stop until it’s finished. I shouldn’t dwell on that because we all know that I can never be like that :) I’ve seen so many inspiring finishes lately!

Thee Handworks
has just finished a beautiful quilt, I love it! AND she takes wonderful photos :)

Michelle at Cozy Egg finished her wedding quilt just in time for her anniversary… love the red and white!

Staci at Snippets and Stash has been stitching the cutest little birds, all free charts by the way. Yes, I saved them because I must stitch these!

Quite Quilted is celebrating her 200th post, and doing a giveaway for the cutest cards! Go check it out :)

I could go on and on really. I love everybody’s blogs. I’ve been bad about leaving comments lately, I feel rushed so much of the time.

I finished Flax Fields into a pinkeep (a big one) and bought a little plate stand for it to display on. I then wrapped it up and mailed it to my Great Aunt Phyllis. She has been through a lot lately with cancer, and is just getting home on her own. She is a light in my life that I love so much. I got off of the phone with her today and she just loved it. I am so happy that she does. I wish I lived closer to her, she’s in Utah. I would be visiting her often if I did. Her birthday is next week, so it was a welcome home gift and a birthday present all rolled into one :)
Here is a photo of us from Thanksgiving 2007. A few weeks before she had her surgery.
Other things I am working on right now… let me see…

I started LHN’s thread pack called “Blessed are the Pure in Heart”, and am close to having that done.
And I’ve been working on my Star Lights quilt. I’ve got 10 more rows to sew then I have to iron and sew the top together. I am loving this one so far! It has all of my favorite colors… red, blue, green… I am so predictable. I need to branch out of these colors a little, but I just can’t help it :)
I went ahead and ordered my QSnap quilt frame from JoAnn’s. I am looking forward to receiving it.

We had a great weekend, the weather was awesome! We went to Indian Beach and had a great time. And here's a photo of the crazy dog Sunny.

9 comments:

Kathy A. said...

Thank goodness some of us are having finishes. I have had to settle for ornaments as finishes lately. Your stitching and quilting are coming along well. Sunny is just too cute for words.

Vonna said...

I know that all the finishes I've seen have been GORGEOUS, the one's you've mentioned especially :)
I'm sure your Aunt Phyllis will love her pinkeep...you are so thoughtful and sweet ;) And that puppy is sure growing!! What a cutie!

AnnMcD said...

Your puppy is adorable...but then I am partial to white dogs! Thanks for the comments about my Pretty Pumpkins..I am glad that you enjoyed the progress pictures. If I ever get around to framing it, I'll be sure ot post a picture!

CraftyT said...

Thank you for the anniversary wishes on my blog.

I am Sending good thoughts to your Aunt in wishing her a healthy and speedy recovery.

Your Quilt is comming along great. And that pup of yours is SO cute. Isnt having a dog a wonderful thing? I say that seriously LOL I have two and they bring us so much joy.

I am guilty of starting things before they are finished,with my stitching mostly, but sometimes with household chores. I am a bit overwhelmed latley, we are preparing for a move and it is a daunting task, one that I wish someone else would do for me.
Any takers LOL
Take Care
Natasha

Itching To Stitch said...

Your stitching looks wonderful! I love the pin keep ;)

Barbara said...

You've been SO busy! I love the pincushion finish, and that you are sending it to your lovely Great Aunt. :D And Sunny likes to chew the plastic bottles, too? They are Rigby's favorite 'toy'. LOL!

staci said...

Your flax fields pinkeep looks wonderful, what a great way to brighten your aunt's day :)

And I love your current WIP's, very nice. I've been kind of feeling that same way~~lots to do, and having trouble figuring out where to start...maybe it's the unsettled spring weather!

Wendy said...

You did a great job with Flax Fields and what a lovely gift for your Auntie. I hope her treatment went well for her.

Hmm, add me to the list of feeling overwhelmed lately. So many things to do and nothing much seems to be getting done!

MysteryKnitter said...

How nice dog! That SL quilt is nice.