Sunday, August 20, 2006

A Good Weekend!

I didn't leave the house except to get a manicure Saturday morning. The rest of the weekend I cleaned house and rested. Finally turned on the sewing machine this evening for the first time in over two weeks. I started back on Lisa's, assembling the rows. Still have several more rows to add, but I think it's looking good.

Jane and I are going out to dinner on Wed. night. I miss her! (Used to get a Jane fix every weekend at the quilt shop.) And hopefully next weekend we're going to have a day-long sew day. Of course, I think we're actually going to do a cutting day - but either one will be fun. Before my shoulder surgery, I cut out six or eight quilts, and it sure was nice having those all ready to go when I was up to sewing. I'd like to do that again - sort of a "cut stash"!

And speaking of stash, it hasn't grown one iota this month. Well, except for that beautiful lime green Judy sent! LOL! Of course, it hasn't shrunk any either, but that's okay. I've planned out about 100 quilts in my head, so it won't be long before the stash begins to dwindle!


~ Deep cleaning the house felt good

~ Daisy getting a bath - as much water on me as her!

~ Waking up this morning to the smell of beef in the crockpot

~ Vanilla candles

~ Resisting the urge to make a cake!!


JudyL said...

I'm locked out of my blog and I'm so sad! :(

Love your quilt top. Have you started working on the border yet?

Glad to hear that you and Jane have a date!

Pam said...

I love the simple and delicate green blocks...just love 'em.

ForestJane said...

More rows to add mean that's going to be a big one... unless it's fool-the-eye and all those blocks are 6 inch?

Love the colors you're using. :)

Nancy said...

So good to see you sewing again! And have fun cutting next week. I actually like to cut and have spent whole weekends before cutting and kitting projects to be sewn when I have a few spare minutes. I have 2 more of those still to sew and then it's time for another cutting marathon.

Darlene - Dazed Quilter said...

You SEWED!!!!! YeeHaw! And, that quilt is looking drop dead gorgeous. Your niece is going to love it. I'm glad you had a restful week end and that you're going to see your friend this week.

Susan said...

I love this top! Lucky Lisa! I made a terrible mistake. I outlawed fabric this month, but I've spent boucou bucks on embellishments for CQ! I need a flat No buying rule!

Doodlebug Gail said...

Lisa's quilt top is looking gorgeous Vicky. It's nice to watch the progress. Have a good time with Jane this week - you deserve it!

cher said...

wow, you didn't sew until you were done cleaning-you have lots of self control. Hope you dinner out is lots of fun-good progress on your quilt!

EileenKNY said...

I really like those blocks. Great visual impact.
I think a cutting day would be fun; that way you can just pick up any project and sew whenever you want. Something to think about.
Have fun at your lunch, you deserve it after deep cleaning.

quiltpixie said...

your quilt is looking great -- and now that you're in practise you're welcome to come clean my place :-)

Ruth said...

The quilt looks amazing. I love the colours an the design.

Judy said...

Looking very good. Glad your brother has relaxed some and is getting better. It's still something horrid to have to live through, but I am sure you are helping with the talks!!

Finn said...

Sounds like a very good weekend in deed!! *VBS* Love the progress on the's spectacular!
Hugs, Finn

Shelina said...

That is a beautiful quilt. I really like those secondary blocks. I haven't seen them before. I'm going to have to remember them for my quilts.

Tazzie said...

Lisa's quilt is just lovely, the colours are just wonderful!