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Sunday, December 09, 2012

The Rest of My Day ----

This is Emmy Lou.

Emmy Lou hasn’t moved all day.  I think she’s feeling as tired as I am.

I also took a long nap after Quilt-Cam was over, a much needed nap!

This evening I’ve been putzing around with a new design idea and cutting up scraps and kind of making a mess, but not feeling very motivated.  I think I should take a clue from Emmy Lou and just lay low!

I did however get the binding on my quilt – the first time putting a binding on with Bobby!

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Sew, Bobby, Sew!

This 1950s brother is a regular old short shank machine.  So I popped a short shank walking foot on him and away I went…you can see my seam guide is placed right where I needed it to be too…I needed a 1/4” binding so I didn’t chop off the points of some of the piecing in the border.

I love white on navy polka dots!

There have been some things that I said I would do – like show a full out picture of my bow-tie quilt, but the weather has not been cooperating, and I can’t do it IN the house..it needs to be outside when the weather is nice.  Sooner or later that will happen, but hey, it’s December,  you know?

DH and I gave the True Sharp blade sharpener a whirl, and there is an upcoming post on that too….probably Tuesday.

I think I’ll be lazy tonight and just go to bed early ----

Remember tomorrow morning is the Mystery Monday Link-Up for Part 3 of Easy Street!

8 comments:

  1. LOVE the polka dots! 8)

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  2. Have a good nights rest Bonnie. Tomorrow is a new day with lots of possibilities.

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  3. I have been working on a bricks and stepping stones quilt. I just decided on the boarders with my hubby's help. I am so excited about how beautiful it is going to be. Only a quilter would understand. thanks for your patterns and inspiration.

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  4. Emmy Lou is adorable!

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  5. Put your feet up and relax! IF you were in Minnesota, that would be the plan after dealing with the snow. vbg

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  6. Get some rest...take a day off...breathe...

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  7. Emmy Lou sure fills up that bed.
    I have 4 cats and 6 beds. Macy is the "heat" stealer. She travels around making the current occupant move out so she can take their place for a bit. She does this all the time. All she has to do is stand near the victim and they move for her. What an Alpha cat she is.
    XOXOX Subee

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  8. I love the idea of quiltcam, but living on the opposite side of the world it does not seem possible. I also have a problem with downloading that app that seems to be necessary , sigh.
    have a lovely 2013

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