Friday, April 22, 2016

Can I Get A Whoop Whoop? Getting There, Slowly...

Hi, all!

Wow!  Friday again, already?  Where does the time go?  This has been such a busy week, and as you are reading this, I am visiting the AQS quilt show in Paducah (commonly known as Quilt City, USA!)  



That meant a really quick week for me, because everything has to be crammed into just a few days.  But it's been a productive few days, thankfully, and I can go to Paducah with a clear conscience and have fun!  I think you can count on me going off my diet and doing this...


...because, hey, it benefits the Boy Scouts!  Ice cream, fresh strawberries, shortcake, and whipped cream - it doesn't get any better than that, believe me!  Just what you need to restore your soul while resting your tired feet after a morning of wandering around the vendors and exhibits....

Ok, enough of that - I'm drooling, and it's making for a messy keyboard.  So here's what I've been working on this week...

Five days ago, I set up my whiteboard to reflect the five quilts I needed to piece and quilt in the next nineteen days.  As of yesterday, I can say that it now looks like this...


...because THIS happened this week!


Next week will obviously be filled with back-making, quilting and binding, but I'm so happy that all five tops are ready to go!  That was a huge weight off my shoulders.  I'll be delivering these (and more) two weeks from today, so I think I've got plenty of time to finish them.  Whoop whoop!!!

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And now it's your turn!

What's got you whooping it up this week?


What's making you dance a little happy dance?

Share - we want to dance with you -
Because it's always more fun to dance with friends!

The party will stay open until Sunday midnight - 

Hope to see you there!

Hugs!

Sarah

20 comments:

  1. I just have a couple quick questions...
    Is the quilt on your title picture, above, one that you made? Is it a postcard quilt? Do you have a full picture of it?

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  2. Wow, you have had a productive week, you are so organised. I will add a whiteboard to my ever-growing list for my sewing room (I am just so excited about it). You are so lucky going to Paducah, I would love to visit some of the big quilt shows in the USA but the cost would be prohibitive just now, and think of how much fabric I could get for the price?
    With smiles
    Kate

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  3. Paduchah sounds wonderful - thanks for hosting the linkup.

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  4. Thanks for the linky party! I enjoyed seeing the Orange Peel notation, too, that's on my list!

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  5. Great quilts! You had a productive week. Have fun in Paducah!

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  6. Hope you have a blast in Paducah. I'm sure there is a ton to take in and see. That strawberry shortcake looks pretty yummy...drooling. From the looks of the picture with the 5 quilt tops, you've been pretty productive. Whoop!

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  7. Have fun in Paducah! Nothing better than strawberry shortcake and BSA is a great cause, said the mother of three Eagle scouts.

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  8. Five quilts in five months would be an amazing accomplishment for me Sarah. Wow - you are a miracle worker to do five in nineteen days!
    I hope you are right now having the most wonderful time in Paducah! I wish I could be there hanging out with you. It would be a blast!

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  9. have fun at Paducah wish I was going I will be missing it for the 4th year in a row and I'm only 6 hours away!

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  10. Paducah! I'm glad you could go and enjoy all the quilts, vendors, creativity, and inspiration. Hope you got to the museum too.

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  11. You get so much done. What an inspiration you are :-)
    Hope Paducah is really fun and inspiring! Hugs!

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  12. You are amazing - five tops in a week! Have fun in Paducah.

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  13. Have a great time in Paducah! If the stawberries benefit the Boy Scouts, I'd buy two! Five in Five, way to go!

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  14. Congrats to five tops! Feels good doesn't it?

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  15. Wow, you really pushed this week, but it's nice to go away without having that hanging over you. Now I really want some strawberries and whipped cream, thanks.

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  16. Wow! 5 quilts pieced in a week! That is huge accomplishment. All are quite lovely too! The green and brown caught my eye since I recently made a quilt using those colors. Great combo. Oh have a great time in Paducah. I attended one several years back. I have a brother-in-law that lives only 20 minutes away. Of course you have to help those Boy Scouts out and it is such a delicious way!

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  17. 5 quilts in 19 days? And you finished making the tops in a week?! Wow, that IS quite an accomplishment! It's always nice to enjoy time without worrying about things that need to get done, so bravo on your accomplishments this week!!

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  18. That looks like a great weeks production! I do love it when a goal is met. You are well on the way! Hope you're having fun in KY!

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