It’s snowing today and I want to go out and play but I’m being a good girl and working my way through my to do list.
#1 of 10 tops is quilted. This one is from San (Gypsy Quilter) and is intended for Alycia’s QOV project. I have one more to quilt and then I’ll have 3 to send her before her deadline at the end of April.
It’s a busy string quilt so I picked up the stars in the border and and just did an easy allover pattern of stars and loops. You’ll see a photo of the entire quilt once it’s bound.
I used my Chicago mug for my tea this morning. I collect mugs from places I visit and then the memories of my trips stay with me each day as I choose a mug to use. I bought this one because it has the Hancock building and the Ferris Wheel as well as a view of the skyline we saw from the Planetarium.
I’m also making progress on washing finished quilts, there are two done and now I’ll load the next top for quilting.
So busy and so productive…
I see I am not alone in collecting mugs – I keep telling myself not to get anymore and somehow one always follows me home from most trips.>Karen>http://karensquilting.com/blog/
Now that is such a nice momento. Why didn’t I think of that?
Hi Mary,>On a similar vein, I collect tea towels, [drying up cloths] no dishwasher in this house, apart from humans!! It makes the job of drying the dishes very enjoyable though.>janet in uk>How is Chesty??
That’s a very cool mug. We collect fridge magnets, and since the kidlet has come along she gets a T-shirt from wherever Mummy and Daddy have been.
The stars/loops are always a good quilting treatment! Especially for QOV.>>That’s a great collection to have. I love this mug’s shape…black/white scheme…and that font that “Chicago” is in is very cool! >>Stay warm! We’re at -11 F this morning! Yikes.
Really amazing photos..
Thanks for sharing….
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