What happened to the warmer weather?

It was really cold the day I left to visit Deb (-12 that morning) and it’s cold today (-1) but yesterday it was 42, here in Minneapolis!! Luckily I like the cold, now if it will just snow today like they’re calling for, I’ll be completely happy.

Having been gone for days I should jump right back in and start quilting and assemble my heart quilt but I’m going to take it easy today.

I’ve got some packages to go through – stuffed animals from Dawn and a box with more donated quilts from Barbara along with lots of mail.

I think I’ll set simple goals for today – load a quilt on the longarm for tomorrow, unpacking the embellishment goodies I bought at Deb’s, and play with postcards.

Since I missed my Sunday stashbusting report for last week, I’ll add it here:

  • I finished the blocks for the Heart quilt – all the fabric is from stash
  • I finished the Dragonfly quilt (UFO #9) – only the binding was from my stash (the top was pieced with Mom from her fabric and VickiW made me the hand dyed backing)
  • I finished the Coins (UFO #8) quilt donated by Barbara – only the binding from that one was from my stash.
  • I did purchase a backing for my HeartStrings Anniversary quilt from Pam at Real Women Quilt which arrived while I was gone.
  • Technically, this goes against me this week not last, but I did purchase a backing yesterday at one of Deb’s quilt shops that will be used for my Irish Chain quilt.
  • I bought LOTS and LOTS of embellishment *stuff* while I was at Deb’s….perle cotton, beads, fibers, etc along with books.

I can safely say that I can embellish postcards and start my blue/white crazy quilt and count on having all the supplies I might want on-hand. Now I just have to find a way to store them in a way that I can easily find what I’m looking for.

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2 thoughts on “What happened to the warmer weather?

  1. Deb

    The warmer weather is here..80 today. Glad you’re home safe and sound. But come back soon…it was fun!

  2. Kim

    Stash busting is a hopeless cause for me. I need more scraps and fabric first…um, well, maybe not! I should just sew up the quilts that I have fabric for, that would reduce the stash, then I’ll have scraps and then I can use a fun new pattern that I found in San Diego. Unfortunately it has a CR that won’t allow posting of it.

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