The finished UFO, that is! Yes, this year I am joining Judy's 2012 UFO Challenge. The only thing is, I have soooo many UFOs and kits that I can't narrow it down to a list of 12. That, and the fact that I have control issues. I'm thinking it's a residual side-effect of OCD! LOL!
Check out my UFO/kit craziness below. The UFOs are in the smaller storage boxes and the kits are in the large bins.
So, what I'm going to do is choose a UFO or kit each month to work on and hopefully complete. That way I can also gauge what my real life plans are each month and choose it to correspond with how busy or non-busy I will be that month. Then I won't be stressed with having a UFO that needs a lot done to it during a month where I won't have as much time to dedicate to it as I would need.
You are right...the sneakers are odd man out. They belong to my 8-YEAR OLD GRANDSON! Yes, they are too big for my feet. I wear a 7-1/2 shoe. This kid is gonna be an amazon! We went to the carnival Friday night and we measured ourselves. He is only 8" shorter than me! Granted I am only 5'3", but REALLY?!?
Ok. I'm wanting to do at least one (probably more) small quilts (up to 15") for our guild's raffle at their March 2012 Quilt Show. I've been playing in EQ and came up with a possibility for one, but I'm not sure on which color combo to go with. I think I have a favorite, but I'd like your input as to which you prefer. Help! Please comment and let me know what you think...
A bunch of us girls got together at my house yesterday to sew/quilt our little hearts out. We had a blast! I've been diligently working on finishing up some UFOs and am making great progress on my Trip To Bali quilt top. Almost there!
It was also Estelle's birthday, so in addition to lunch (pulled pork sandwiches and fruit salad), I presented her with an ice cream cake in celebration. Fun, fun, fun. :o)
Wow. Just got back from three weeks in NJ and PA visiting my family and realized I neglected to finish off the cruise posts. So sorry. Both Kathy and I had never been to either island, so we just did the "exploring the island" thing for both. They were both beautiful and I would recommend them to anyone wanting to visit the Caribbean. I'll let the pictures speak for themselves. Oh, and we both bought a "bit" of jewelry. Shhh, what happens on the island, stays on the island. LOL! :o)
We had three wonderful, fun-filled quilt days at sea. Bonnie was an awesome hostess and teacher and the quilt she designed specifically for the cruise is beautiful and, of course, scrappy. I can't show you it, as the November cruisers will be making the same quilt and, understandably, Bonnie wants to keep it a surprise for them, too.
I can't even begin to explain here all the comraderie that happened while we shared our fabrics and pieced our little hearts away, so pictures will have to suffice. :o)
I am a retired 57-year old widow with two lovely, grown daughters. I am also blessed with a wonderful teenaged grandson, and two beautiful teenaged step-granddaughters, or granddaughters-in-love, as I choose to view it. *Grin* Happily, we all reside in Florida within 30 minutes of one another.
I also have an energetic Yorkshire Terrier/Bichon Frise mix, Tasha. I don't know what I would do without her. She brings me constant joy.