Sunday, July 16, 2017

Need. One. More. Block. Ugh!


Yesterday morning I laid out all the Farmer's Daughter's blocks. And guess what? I need one more. Don't you hate that feeling when you think you are done and you aren't? I didn't have the heart or gumption to cut another block yesterday - maybe today? If it's worth doing...it's worth doing right!

Some of my fabric choices weren't the greatest - a few areas look like mush from a distance. But it is wonderfully scrappy and I do like that. And every single stitch is by hand. (Though I'll probably sew the blocks together via machine...)


I decided to work on sewing more quilted dresden blocks together - I now have two rows complete. Three rows to go - and many of these other blocks are already quilted.




We spent another late afternoon at the pool - even swam some laps before relaxing to read. That handsome guy in the pool is Hubby. I'm doing something new - I'm reading one book on my Kindle and listening to another book via Audible. Okay, not at the exact same moment - but I'll have two books going at once. They are totally different thank goodness. Do you read one book at a time? Or do you have multiple in progress?

It's raining here today - nice and relaxing. Hopefully it's cooling things off a bit.

Have a sweet Sunday.


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5 comments:

  1. I like the layout you have now without another blocks. How about some interesting applique in the half squares or a floral fabric?

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  2. Always fun to see your progress, which you do make rapidly! I always have a hard cover book to read in bed (while hubby watches news and his warplane shows!)...and one on my IPOD to listen to while I clean, sew, etc. Sometimes I have to stop and think which book I'm on!! HA But it's great isn't it!

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  3. BTW...just finished The Girl with the Blue Tattoo (Oliver Oatman) and listening to Hillbilly Elegy by JD Vance...both good books

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  4. the farmer's blocks are just awesome, I made one for the women of the bible quilt and had to modify it a bit as it was so "odd" it still is odd, but yours are just lovely!!

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  5. I'm always reading at least two books at one time. One on my Kindle and one from a paper version. I don't usually listen to books unless I'm driving a long distance.

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