It seems like most of the country has been in the grips of a cold snap this week, and we all know what that means - more time for sewing! And since it's Friday, that means it's time for us to get our whoop whoop on! Are you ready? Let's get started!
I'm not very fond of cold weather, so staying snugged up in my nice warm studio is my idea of fun! And I had a lot of fun this week, finishing up some projects both old and new.
I quilted these two tops, both part of the Rockin' Rectangles series of tutorials, which starts this coming Sunday. Don't you just love that flamingo fabric?
Then I added some charm squares to the sides of this pretty top and quilted it for the quilt ministry. I love the bright, cheerful colors!
I also had some happy mail - a new storage cart for my cut scraps! I've started filling it up with the pieces I've cut, and there's still room! I can't wait to fill it up....
And then today, I decided I needed a finish just for me...
...so I found the piece of sashiko I finished in Hawaii, and turned it into a pretty pillow cover!
If you've never tried sashiko, I highly recommend it - it's relaxing, fun, and goes pretty quickly!
And of course, putting an envelope back on the pillow cover and binding on the edges makes for a very quick finish and a snazzy looking pillow!
And then my evening was topped off when I opened up my Dove chocolate (an event in itself!) and found this saying on the wrapper...
As a messy creative person, I find a lot of validation in this saying! And see the fortune cookie fortune on the bottom? I found that a couple of years ago in my fortune cookie, and found it to be just perfect for me! After all, shouldn't a quilter spend her years in comfort and "material" wealth?
So - - - can I get a whoop whoop?
And now it's your turn!
What's got you whooping it up this week?
What's making you do a little happy dance?
Share! We want to dance right along with you,
And it's always more fun to dance with friends!
The party will stay open until Sunday midnight.
Hope to see you there!