As I said in my earlier post today, Lilli started preschool today (just 2 days a week) and I felt an oncoming case of "empty nest syndrome"! So, to stave it off, I decided to start posting a Toddlerless Tuesday post to let you know what I did with my extra five hours - because that will make me put down whatever good book I'm reading and do something constructive!
When I walked outside early this morning to go pick up Lilli, it was amazingly cool - and you've got to understand, that's something we've been missing here in middle Tennessee for at least 30 days, and maybe longer! So when I got back from taking Lilli to preschool, I grabbed the flimsies and backs that I had ready and took them out to the clothesline for a shot of spray basting. I put together the quilt sandwiches for a flannel baby quilt and the sudoku quilt that a friend of mine pieced for the quilt ministry.
I managed to get the baby quilt quilted, using a large random stippling! The binding is on, and I'll be sitting here after I finish this post, doing the hand sewing to finish the binding. By the way, this is made using Beth's great pattern that she posted on Love Laugh Quilt - it's super easy and really useful for using up flannel stash!!
I had hoped to start quilting on the sudoku quilt, but ran into a brain glitch trying to figure out what color thread to use, and what pattern to quilt it with. I've got that figured out now, so I think I can get it done between tomorrow's naptime and Thursday's preschool time!
So - - - - I'm happy with what I got accomplished today - I'd say it was a successful Toddlerless Tuesday! Thanks for keeping me accountable.......