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How I spent my Saturday

So I finally have a Saturday off in what feels like forever (reality: four weeks) and how do I choose to spend it?

Birds and Trees Quilt Basted
Irish Chain Quilt Basted

Crawling around my kitchen floor on my hands and knees basting quilts. Big pregnant belly in the way the whole time. Probably the most uncomfortable activity ever. In my defense, Brendan was off grading papers so my choices were limited to what could be done at home with two little girls.

There's no particular deadline for these quilts. No particular recipient. No particular reason to spend hours Saturday working on them. No reason other than my own excitement to see them finished.

Quilting Away

I was so excited that I spent Saturday evening quilting one of them and pretty much all my free time yesterday quilting the other. If this excitement keeps up, I may have two finished quilts to show you by this weekend.


Misty said…
I was thinking of you on Monday when I was at Half-Price Books. I saw a kid's book there called "Pass the Celery Ellery." You may have seen it already, considering you are a librarian and all.
Leserlee said…
So my huge, finished quilt top for my bed...the colors were to bright for our bedroom. So I mailed it to my mom and started buying fabrics for a new quilt for my bedroom. $100 later I still need to buy one more fabric, but this time I'm going to Joann's. I just can't fathom paying anymore money for these fabrics, plus, I know Joann's has a fabric that will match everything I've found after going to three different stores. and it's only the colors that match, I wish the prints were more exciting.
Gwendolyn said…
You need to use your next day off to come to the Zoo! We will be settled in by next week so we should start planning our trip soon!

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