Sunday, August 6, 2017

Slow Stitching Sunday....

After doing some yard work yesterday morning I was completely wiped out for the rest of the day. It also probably was not the best thing to do with a sore foot since my PT on Thursday.... but... the flower beds are weeded out front and some of the bushes were wacked... I mean trimmed.

That led me to the recliner and some slow stitching in the afternoon.  I got all my prepped baskets completed....


and need to prep 2 more to make 8 for a small wall hanging while the 25 others will become another little quilt to be hand quilted. I plan to exercise the machine today while the kids are gone and get those rows sewn together into a top for the 25 baskets. Not a great photo but I think this is the layout I am going with.

I was able to get this to a top stage today. Looks a little washed out in the photo but it is a 32x32 top now. 



Since I was so tired yesterday and went to bed really early.... I was up at 6:30 and had peace and quiet while the rest were sleeping. I was able to finish off the last basket and finish one of the corner borders for the 1857 quilt. I will needle turn the last corner border sometime today while resting my foot.


Head on over and see what others are slow stitching today.

7 comments:

  1. Oh that will be the cutest little baskets piece--the fleur-de-lis corner block is very nice--hugs, hope your foot feels better soon...Julierose

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  2. Your baskets are coming along beautifully....

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  3. Wow all that hand work and weeding got done too? You had an awesome weekend.

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  4. Your baskets are so beautiful! Your stitching is lovely! I'm looking forward to finishing more of my UFOs so that I can start on my own basket quilt! Thank you so much for your inspiration!

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  5. Those itty bitty baskets are so cute!

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  6. I love that little basket quilt. The fabric you used in the triangles is perfect.

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