Saturday, January 3, 2009

Back to Normal





Well, this is not normal in AL: hail. We had hail that was a little larger than pea sized but this was about all we got. After that we have been having a 4-5 hour thunder storm.. Since I was gone all morning and it has rained all afternoon/evening so no sewing was going on here today.







This is what I am supposed to be working on today. I joined Bonnie Hunter's Double Delight New Year's Eve Mystery Quilt and have been so very slow in getting it started. I was already two days behind by the time I had chosen my fabrics: it is very hard for me to choose when I don't know where I am going. As of now, 4 days in, I have gotten half of the first day's fabric's cut and nothing sewn. But I am not concerned, I will just plod along until I get it all done: can't have any UFO's now can we?


And this is my UFO from Christmas week: the beginning of my Black and White Challenge. All the blocks are done and I started putting them on the wall but I am not sure how I want to arrange them. I do have some ideas for embellishment and will keep working on it. Meanwhile I have also joined a UFO completion group (see WISP?UFO in sidebar) I will be posting when UFO's are completed once I figure out how. Click on the gadget to learn more.

DH teaches part time now and school starts Monday. Once again I will know when I have time to sew and when he will want to spend time with me. I love that he likes to be with me but I also love to have "me" time. How nice it is to have that balance.



4 comments:

  1. We had hail so hard one day in the summer here that it dented the top of my car. I was NOT happy with that!!! Love the black and white challenge blocks you've made.

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  2. It's beginning to look a lot like *singing* HAIL STORM! stay warm. Have heard the temps have been low. More snow here, some hail, some rain...nothing normal. But then we DID vote in change LOL

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  3. Love the tiny hint of red in your black and white.

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  4. Love your log cabin blocks. I am anxious for a little winter weather here in the NC mountains. So far it's been like spring. I'm afraid it will get really bad later, lol.

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