Saturday, April 21, 2018

Feline Friday


I got all of my entries for the upcoming quilt show done, labeled, numbered, and bagged for pick up.  So I dumped some scraps to play with more of the Debbie Mumm Sampler blocks.  BUT, my helper decided this was a good spot to take some personal time.


So I moved to the corner to do some sorting and cutting.  That bag of scraps is working down.


Then himself thought this was a good place to hold things down.  It's very hard to cut small pieces when a big cat is laying on them.


So I resorted to my barrel system as I needed nine 4-patch blocks and this was easier than trying to work around a cat.  I need 11 of the sawtooth stars though and managed one before he settled in.


So I changed gears and put the rows for the Sail-Away quilt that is a commission piece.  I don't have a thing for the back, so will run out early tomorrow and pick up a double fleece for this as I want it quilted and ready for mail out on Monday.  She. also, ordered two of my quilts from the shop so three quilts will go out on Monday.

I picked up a commission for a small cross stitch piece, too.  So I need to pull my books for border designs and my folder of 'fonts' .  I have a rough  draft from discussion with the client so I know what direction I am headed.  I hope for a 3 week (or less) turn around on this so there won't be a lot of sewing while this happens.

We had some sunshine and warmer weather, which was much appreciated with a couple of walks around the property.  I was beginning to feel like a slug!

Sewingly Yours,
Sharon 

9 comments:

  1. You have such great helpers. Your Sail Away commission piece is going to be beautiful. I love it.

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  2. hahaha cats are the best helpers (or should I say hinderers).

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  3. Fine weather must be a huge up-lifter of body and soul, and feline helpers, the best.

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  4. My kitties help too.they like to rearrange my projects just for fun. Glad you are having warmer weather.

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  5. You have to admire his work ethic.

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  6. Whatever would we do without all that help?
    We've had two days in a row in the 60's, so I'm pretty sure it's going to snow tomorrow...

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  7. Your little helper does a good job of keeping you moving from priority to priority. Sail-Away is so very crisp looking, love it!

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  8. hahaha cats are the best helpers (or should I say hinderers).


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