The Needle and the Thread Go In and Out…!
Five days of driving…hours and hours of sitting…but it passed in a blur…a snap of the fingers…a blink of the eye…why? Because I stitched…and I stitched…from the rain and the cold of Vancouver Island, through snowy mountains, passed vineyards and olive groves, through frosty orange groves to the warmth (18C) of the desert! Ahhhh… break out the sandals and capris…WE HAVE ARRIVED!!
I was so engrossed in my audio book and stitching that I didn’t see or hear Seattle Judy honk as she passed us and left us in her dust…somewhere outside of Weeds, CA! That woman is incredible!! She does this trip solo and in only two days! No moss on this lady!
The Clubhouse Quilters were humming but alas my camera was not cooperating so you will have to wait until next Wednesday to see them action! Some wonderful quilts being created…stay tuned!
So looks like you are STUCK with me…here’s what I have been doing the last five days…
And I stitched…
And I stitched…
LAST block….nooooooooo! It wasn’t glued down!! How did I miss that! So alas…Summertime did not get finished!
One block to prep…before it’s a go!
I was almost giddy starting something NEW!! LOVE this runner…it’s called ‘Homemade Friends’ by Bloomin’ Minds!
She is finished except for the special effects…sew on buttons and embroidery work and backing. This was just too difficult to do in a bouncing truck…
But I do love it!! And after working on those itty bitty ‘Summertime’ pieces this was a piece of cake!
Don’t get me wrong…it’s not perfect stitching…can’t be done in a moving vehicle…BUT good enough for me!
On the last day of travelling I broke out ‘Snow Days’ by Heart to Hand…LOVE this little quilt!! I almost finished Block One…just need to stitch the snow on the roof and the tree on the right. Dang cute!
Yup, this is going to be a fast and adorable quilt!! And there is nothing more satisfying then stitching snow while sitting out in the desert!
Today we will continue to unpack, set up dog fences, put down mats…SET UP MY SEWING TABLE AND MACHINE…and maybe just maybe…have a quick trip to JoAnn’s!! After all we don’t want those coupons to expire…now do we?
Have thrilling Thursday and Happy Quilting!~P