Monday, August 11, 2008

Sunshine and Pink Flamingoes...

arrived in my mailbox today...and certainly brightened up this dreary Monday! Cheryl was my swap partner and she sent this adorable summer quilt, complete with embroidered flamingoes and a palm tree on a hand dyed background...it's beautiful, thanks Cheryl!







Last week I received this package in the mail from Little Quilts. After admiring the Jo Morton Little Women quilts on so many blogs, I decided to join myself. I'm looking forward to making these...




I did get to participate in Judy's Quiltathon this weekend and sewed up blocks for half of a quilt. The other half is in pieces on my sewing table. It's coming together nicely, but the colors just don't photograph well! This is for my son's girlfriend.


I'd hoped to have the whole thing finished last night, but storms rolled through and we lost power at 8pm. We spent a few hours sitting around the fireplace, talking, but eventually we went to bed. When the power came back on at 12:40am, it scared the daylights out of us...the lights came on, the TV was blaring...and we had been sound asleep. Talk about a rude awakening!


I did discover something last night...it's really hard to knit by candlelight!

2 comments:

Mary said...

I belong to this year's Jo club at a local shop. It has been very enjoyable....but odd to see everybody have the same quilt! LOL We have several ladies who have switched up some of the patterns a bit. Have fun with it!

Connie W said...

I am unfamiliar with the Jo Morton club, etc. but everything I see on blogs re the fabrics is great. Our power went out twice in the night and I woke up to flashing clocks. Poor hubby had two VCRs set to record Olympics while he slept and they were interrupted.