Almost midnight and I’m stopping. I’m happy with my progress today. Vince got the big idea to unpack some boxes in the garage. Of course, I had to go through some of the boxes that had my stuff. How humiliating! Size 6 jeans; a size 4 skirt that I probably wouldn’t wear even if it fit (which it does NOT!). Not a whole lot of fabric in that rascal! Yes, I kept it . . just to remind me that once I wore a size 4 and that once I was crazy enough to wear that short skirt!
It was a sunny day so I washed and hung out three loads of clothes, then folded those and that’s about all I did other than sew today.
Here’s where I was about noon today. I’m happy to report that I just finished this top! Binding is made and it’s ready to be quilted. Not sure when that will happen though.
My binding basket is overflowing. Guess that means I need to get some quilting done!
Oh, about those brown spots on my green mat, Amy had asked me a while back if those spots were Dr. Pepper. NO! I would wipe it off if it was that simple. Something sat there with rubber legs. I think when we moved, this mat was in the bottom of a box and maybe a Featherweight or 301 without a case was sitting on it or . . heck, I don’t know what happened but it’s a stain on the mat.
See you tomorrow for Day 2 of Quiltathon!
Oh how I’d love to see a pic of that skirt! 🙂
I’m done for the day. The binding is almost finished. That is my favorite part of the whole process because it is almost finished. Hopefully I can play more tomorrow.
I’m happy to report I sewed almost all day yesterday. I am making a patriotic Ohio Stars and Rails quilt from the “Quiltville” web site. The blocks are 6 inches square. This is the first time I have made blocks that small. They are great–even though you have to make sooooo, soooo many for a king or queen size quilt. I plan to begin again today after I go to church and have an early lunch. Although, if the weather is as nice and cool as yesterday, I may get lazy and sit out on the patio and read for awhile. The weather is awesome in your neighboring state of Arkansas.
I’ll check back in this evening. Thanks Judy for holding these quiltathons to get us going.
Vicki W says
I can’t wait to see the quilt – I love the colors. You did get a lot done! I didn’t officially participate in the quiltathon but after 5 hours of real work in the morning I did get my swap postcards finally done and got the sewing room cleaned up so that I can catch up on my Star BOM today!
I didn’t get as much done as I’d hoped Judy but my Autumn wall hanging is quilted and the binding is on and ready for the hand sewing. And I stitched a couple of hours on a redwork Christmas stocking for the newest grandbaby coming in December. But I also did 6 loads of laundry, cleaned out the floors of both of my closets as well as weeding out some summer clothes that I won’t wear again this year, and painted 4 picture frames that were scratched and yucky. Not bad for a Saturday. blessings, marlene
Looks like some fun fabrics you are working with there!!! You did motivate me to finish a quilt this weekend!!! Thanks!
I love those colors – do we get to see this top? I’ve been hand quilting in front of the TV today (Sunday) while watching the USA win the Ryder Cup – now I’ll go downstairs and load another quilt.