Sunday, November 22, 2009

Productivity and Inspiration

Sore throat, chills, a little cough: oops, I think I am sick. Well, it came on Friday night and was pretty full blown when I got home from shopping on Saturday. I was in bed by 3 and was happy that there was football on the TV for DH: I like to be left alone when I am sick. My theory is that food should be pushed under the door and no one should bother me until I am well.

Despite this little setback, I have been really productive. I have a Dresden Plate on the quilt frame and about half done. When not working in there I have completed two flannel rag quilts and two fleece throws. On my design wall (check out Judy's blog on Monday) I have the three Christmas socks I have embroidered for my granddaughter and her little family.

I didn’t do the snowflakes (Walmart did) but I did personalize them.

Behind the socks is another set of swap blocks I picked up Saturday. They are Autumn inspired and will probably reside on the UFO shelf for a few months, until inspiration comes.


And speaking of inspiration, look at what I did.

These are my creations from my first fused glass class. We got to play with bits and pieces of scrap glass and this is what I came out with. I had lots of fun and will really enjoy wearing these, my own creations. But even glass will never take the place of quilting, just provide for a change every once in a while.

13 comments:

  1. hope you get to feeling better soon!
    Karen
    http://karensquilting.com/blog/

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  2. Feel better soon AND also stop embarrassing me.....you accomplish more when you are SICK than I do when I'm well!!! Geesh.....

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  3. I hope you start to feel better soon.
    I love those stockings and the fused glass. What will you do with the glass

    Love and hugs Gina xxx

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  4. Ooohh, I love those glass jewels. My gosh, you have sure been getting a lot done. I sure hope the "bug" goes away and you are feeling all well soon.

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  5. Love those stockings and fused glass pendants! Hope you feel better!

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  6. Pretty glass - it would be cool to try and make some simple quilt blocks, like a four patch. Those would be fun pendants to wear!

    Get better so you can enjoy the holidays and get those flannel quilts done!

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  7. Get better soon! No fun to be sick on Thanksgiving! Love the quilt in your banner. I saved that pattern from years ago thinking I would make it. Not! Still sitting there in the to do list.
    Hugs to you my friend,
    shell

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  8. I hope you are feeling better soon. That is how my bout with the flu/pneumonia started.

    Hugs!

    Nancy

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  9. Gari,
    Thanks for commenting on my blog. I think I will keep these flimsies in mind for July! I love the quilt in your header.

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  10. love the glass pendants they look really fun for a change of pace

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  11. Hope you feel better real soon. Oh wow is my reaction to your fused glass. I'd wear it everyday if I made something that pretty.

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  12. You are so multi-talented!
    The quilt on your blog header is just stunning!
    Hope you have a lovely Thanksgiving and that you are feeling better.

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