Sunday, December 4, 2016

A resting day...

It seems I have been go, go go for quite a few months now. Well, today is finally my day to play with the sewing machine, needle and thread all day! Ok, I should be picking up the sewing area and office.... but I think it will be a sewing day.

After a quick shower and 10 minute of picking up the living and dining room I will head off to the sewing area and start sewing this baby quilt together! Baby R is due on the 13th and I still have not got it to a top stage! That should be remedied by this afternoon.

picture laid out before the cats got in there.
what I am starting with today!
I see a movie in my future this afternoon where I can happily slow stitch on something.... probably the little orange peel doll quilt

or adding the dark purple peels to the corner of my latest 1857 block finish

or maybe a few stars will get hand pieced? So that's where the binding clips went to!

We will see what appeals when the time comes. So nice to have options.
Greg has taken Aidan to Grandma's and the house is now quiet. Emily was with Grandma yesterday (who took her to bowling as I had a craft show for Avon yesterday and Greg and Aidan had scouts) and kept her for the night. Our elf landed in Santa's sleigh by the Christmas tree this morning, silly elf. After watching Polar Express with Aidan yesterday I think the elf got some ideas....

Linking up to Kathy's Slow Sunday Stitching. Grab a needle and thread or yarn and hook and head on over and see what wonderful creations are popping up over the globe. Also linking up to the RSC Challenge..... heck it is a rainbow of a baby quilt using scraps and those peels on the doll quilt were done with the challenge a few years ago!


  1. That rainbow baby quilt is gorgeous!

  2. WOW I love the rainbow top ! :) Enjoy your day! :)

  3. LOVE Baby R's quilt!! Wondering how the big blank square will turn out. Are you planning a star or adding and "R" in that space? Either way, it's going to be AWESOME!!

  4. a movie a needle and thread all you need is me to come over with my sewing!LeeAnna

  5. So glad to hear you have the whole day to relax and sew!
    Love that rail fence quilt!
    Don't worry one bit about tidying... just enjoy!
    Thanks for sharing with the Slow Sunday Stitchers!

  6. Love the rainbow quilt! Have a great, relaxing day - ENJOY!!! ~Jeanne

  7. Your rainbow quilt is so cheerful. I made the same one a year ago in twin size for my granddaughter's 14th birthday. It's so easy but looks difficult. To me, your little orange peels look difficult, such small handwork. A sweet project.

  8. Lucky Baby R! The rainbow quilt is perfect for a baby - fun and cheerful.

  9. Isn't it wonderful to have so many options?! I do like to have a wide variety of projects going in all different stages so that I can work as my mood dictates. Today, hand quilting has won after a too-busy week.

  10. what a fun day and great possibilities

  11. I hope you had fun stitching yesterday on whatever project struck your fancy!