Anyway, it was finally back to school for all of a day and a half this week, and this is admittedly partially my own doing as we leave for Florida tomorrow, but I have sewn my face off for all of that time and I am thrilled to have done so. Allow me to find my face and I will enlighten you.
So how are we doing on that list? Well, Yay and Yippee, #1 "Finish my tree skirt pattern completely" is finally done as of this morning and the joy of finding my fixed photos from my photo fixer woman in my inbox! Woo hoo! I mean really, let us compare:
"Ripple Effect" is now up on my Craftsy store for instant download and will be available as a print pattern in time for Market. I'm waiting to finish a few other patterns and then plan to make a print order with an invoice that will choke an elephant closer to May.
I also completed #2, "All 8 packets for the other members of Taking Names group quilt" and said packages are going out in the mail this afternoon. So Denise, Kelli, Lou Ann, Glen, Anna, Darlene, and Meg - be on the lookout! Angie, I'm cheaping out and will hand deliver yours. Here are a couple more examples:
|Glen's blocks - these will reside in Louisiana.
|Anna's blocks - these will reside in Wisconsin.
But I won't.
Finally, I have been playing with my quilting machine a little more today. I found a very old bedrunner sized UFO that I had quite literally balled up and thrown in my UFO basket, not even finishing the machine applique before doing so. I have no idea what it had done to make me so angry, but after working on it the last two days it is really growing on me again. I finished up the machine applique yesterday and today have machine quilted the middle part. I'll move on to the borders after I find some thread that matches the green, because in my 200+ spools not one even comes close. You know how it is.