Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Playing Around and Laying Around

I have not sewn a stitch since Christmas!!  We have been to busy checking out new toys, putting together puzzles, playing games, making food, and basically partying!!  We even attempted to squeeze in a family picture before church.  Family picture's are always tuff around here, there's is a lot of bribing and whining that comes along with them.  It's not printing and framing worthy or anything, but it is nice to get a family shot every once and a while, just to see how everyone is growing up.




So now it is the new year and just as I am ready to get back to my sewing room,  I catch a nasty case of the stomach flu.  I was in bed all day yesterday and am still not feeling so hot today.  What ya gonna do. At least I can type here and there whilst lying about.  (I missed sewing so much I tried to go down to my room this morning to work on a block, I ended up back in bed in 2 minutes)

I did get some wonderful quilting news a few days ago that I am excited to share!!  My Refracted quilt was accepted to be in the Quilt Con show.  Yippee Skippee!!  Now I need to add a quilt sleeve to it and get it shipped off.  This will be my first quilt sleeve so here's hoping it isn't to tuff :)


And since it is the first Wednesday of the year, I best have a little rundown on what I will be working on.  Sorry, I really should add some photo's of these WIP's but I am stuck in bed.  So here is the list.  

Designing Stage
  • Starburst Quilt-A-Long - More Info Coming Very Soon!!!!
  • Circle Meets Square Quilt - This is getting pushed to 2013 for sure
  • Pillow Cases and Table Topper for Master Bedroom
  • Pillow Case for Kristian Bed
  • Hugs Before Kisses
  • Read with Me
  • Ring Around
Piecing Stage
  • Jessi and Me Quilt 
  • Block of the Month - Lucky Stars
  • Scrunchy Strips - For Kami
Quilting Stage
  • Solids Quilt for Free Motion
Completed Stage
  • Nothing completed but lot's of Family Time instead.  And hey, that's a good thing too!!!


So that's it for today.  I am rolling over to get some rest so I can get over this nasty bug and get back to whittling down this list!!
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21 comments:

  1. What a beautiful family! And that's great new about your Quilt Con quilt! Happy 2013!

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  2. Beautiful family. I think child number 4 has no issues with having a photo taken!! What a little model! Congratulations on your quilt con entry.

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  3. Everyone is smiling. That is a true miracle.

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  4. I'm in love with your Quilt Con quilt! I'm so glad you posted & linked to the how-to!

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  5. Congrats on Quilt Con!! I love that quilt too!

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  6. The family photo is gorgeous! Very cute kids! Hope you are feeling better soon,
    Michelle

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  7. Your family photo is beautiful! I am amazed you get as much sewing done as you do. I had 3 and was very busy. You must have help. Hope you feel better soon.

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  8. Hey, you're all looking at the camera, no-one has their eyes shut, and everyone looks cheerful, looks like a win to me ;o) Hope you feel better soon, and congrats on your Quilt Con acceptance :o)

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  9. Linda foto,todos estão falando ""DOLAR"".Aqui no Brasil,se queremos uma foto-sorriso mandamos falar...merda...(desculpe)Mas não posso perder a piada....FELIZ ANO TODO!!!!!

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  10. Beautiful family photo. Congratulations on Quilt Con x

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  11. That is a gorgeous quilt. Good luck adding the sleeve- they scare me!

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  12. the photo is not frame-worthy? i dare you to frame it and put it where you can see it all of the time.

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  13. Feel better. It stinks when mom is sick. Congratulations on the quilt acceptance. I'll be sure to look for it there.

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  14. I sure hope you feel better! Your quilt is lovely and that family picture is wonderful!

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  15. Your family photo is beautiful! Hope you are feeling better soon!

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  16. Congratulations on the QuiltCon acceptance! That's wonderful news. And a fun quilt.

    Hope you feel better soon. Stomach bugs are the worst!

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  17. Love your beautiful Family photo..
    Hope you are feeling much better soon.
    Congratulations on the quilt. Looks great.

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  18. Hope you are feeling better. Beautiful Family photo***
    Happy New Year 2013*** with Love from Venezuela***

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  19. You have a beautiful family! and congrats on the quilt going to the show!

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Thank you so much for your sweet comments. I just love hearing from each and every one of you!!
Have a Happy Quilting Day :)

Melissa