Friday, March 27, 2020

Whooping Friday


That surprise shoe box of blocks made for some great block play, but time to set it aside.  I managed 64 tile blocks - as far as that linen (light) would stretch.  A few more 25 patches for a mini and I prepped parts for the floating stars.  Fabrics were pulled for a finish for the teal blocks.  I have my projects for April set up.


The Corona Village is growing - I need a better name.  I'm using a mini charm pack, so I hope this 'in-place' doesn't last past those 42 squares.  Although I have been recieving notice of cancellations for May and June. 


The reason I picked up that collection of blocks - several bobbins (and an empty spool) are ready for a weekend marathon of quilting.  I like to put on an opera and just flow with the music.  That 'to-be-quilted' pile isn't going down very fast - because I keep adding to it!  I'm so glad I got my thread order in (and received) as the day after I got notification that it shipped, I got a message that their warehouse was shutting down.  Timing is everything.
  
Our communities are trying to help kids' to cope with social distancing by having treasure hunts.  Take a walk or drive and see how many Teddy Bears you can find (homes put items in window or on doorway), or what colors you can find, and recently - how many rainbows. 

And I saw this cute thing on a learning site:

If fingers have finger tips, but toes don't have toe tips - why can you tip-toe but not tip-finger?

Keep Your Smile On
Sewingly Yours,
Sharon

7 comments:

  1. There must be a lot of online activities for those at home with young families, the ones that live on a farm have the open space, down here online keep fit classes twice a day start on Monday!!! Hope they have some slow gentle ones for us older folk. The Corona houses? Nifty Nineteen? I'm sure you will have lots of suggerstions.

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  2. Oops, should have checked the spelling, maybe that is a nudge for the new name!!!

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  3. Bear hunts are big here too.
    You have lots happening as always. Love your village.
    Stay safe.

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  4. I love the idea of the community scavenger hunt. The houses look so cute and colorful. Unfortunately, you may be making a lot more of them. At least, you've found a way to make lemonade out of our current sour situation. Now you've made me want to tip-finger.

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  5. Us quilters are in a unique position aren't we... always having some project to work on or finish. Social media is playing it's part in keeping us in touch too.
    Stay away and stay safe...xox

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  6. We have a bear hunt happening in our neighbourhood too. My kids got a little bit excited and have put 4 bears in various front windows. Your little Corona Village is looking very cute.

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  7. The tip-toe question is something we ask ourselves regularly. And why do you drive on a parkway and park on a driveway.?

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