Sunday, January 15, 2012

A Busy Sunday.

Went for my swim this morning and afterwards had coffee at the seaside cafe with the ladies.
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then I had to do a little cleaning while my bread was baking…...

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it was so hot when I finished went for a nice cool shower and then into the cave.

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Made the pinwheel and hourglass blocks for my Round Robin.

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After all the trouble with previous border I decided to KISS ( keep it simple silly) this one.
Must say I do like it and will do some applique on it later.


As I was behind with my construction work, had to make fours houses.

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did some stitching

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and then unpinned two quilts.


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wasn’t until after I had pinned them and quilted another I found out I was using the wrong wadding. It took just as long to unpin as it was too pin. Grrrr!!

Hope you had a great day too...............




20 comments:

  1. Hello Maria,
    So I see you also built houses like so much quilters.
    Nice to see and your bread can I have a slide only with a little butter
    jummy that's nice

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  2. You were very busy today! Now it's time to sit back and relax a little. It's still early in the day here so I need to get off the computer and go into my cave to finish up a couple projects.

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  3. A busy day alright - what a great balance of exercise, housework and sewing!Your SAHR is really growing and looking good - I like you scrap houses too. I've got a pinned quilt I want to undo also and I'm not looking forward to that! PS your bread looks yummy.

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  4. Oh Maria , you have been so busy and so productive , now I really must get going on the RR , I think I may just keep it simple this time too ,how big did you make your blocks?Poor you having to unpin your quilt but I guess it is best to find out these things before the quilting process starts . The bread looks really tasty!hugs Sheila

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  5. Ha! I had a nice cool shower this morning, too, but mine wasn't refreshing! Bread looks yummy, and stitchy projects are great. You're now ahead of me on the SAHR. Must. Get. Busy.

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  6. Lovely houses - both your new little ones and on your RR top.

    Un-anything is unproductive - hope it plays nice next time.

    Have a wonderful week and stay cool.

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  7. I have 32 houses now so far. I figure I need to get as many done as I can while I am still elated about them. My sew in friends DELIGHTED in informing me I only had only had 334 left to do!

    Love the Round Robin. It is spectacular!

    I never thought about unpinning once I got a sandwich pinned. But, I will learn from you NOT to do it!

    glen

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  8. You were very busy Maria. That bread looks very yummy. Your next round of borders looks good. I'm looking forward to seeing what you applique. I know how annoying it is to unpick pasting pins. I once pinned a one-way backing fabric on Mitchell's first quilt upside down. Everyone told me that no-one would notice as it was backing but I knew I always would. So I undid it and started again! Now I always triple check the backing before I start pinning.

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  9. sure was a busy day but so productive.... love the little houses (you know I do!!) - the round robin is coming up a treat and I love your fabrics in your recently unpinned quilt.... at least that job is over!!!
    Hugz

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  10. I just love the ocean and am so green with envy that you are right there enjoying it. Love the RR, and all of your projects!

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  11. A very busy and productive day especially in such hot weather xxx

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  12. Isnt Sunday supposed to be the day of rest?
    Love your beach. Such perfect colours.
    I thought about becoming a builder and joining the construction crew but already being a painter, plasterer, chief cook and bottle washer was enough. I shall follow your building career with interest.

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  13. love your next border and your houses. they look great!
    You did have a busy and productive day!
    Sad unpinning all that hard work.

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  14. WoW! What a day but what I am most jealous of is that you can start it with a swim at the beach - must be heaven!

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  15. Hello Maria,

    On the seventh day we are supposed to rest!!! Gosh you got heaps done,congrats. Love the loaf of bread.
    Happy Monday.
    Bev.xoxo

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  16. Great way to start the day...great 'cave work'...LOL...

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  17. My body might not have made it - but my spirit certainly was with you gals swimming together. How wonderful is that!!!!!!!!!!
    I would love to know what kind of bread that is?????? HINT HINT? : )

    Golly jeepers - does your day have more hours in it than ours do?????? It certainly Must due to all that you can accomplish in one day. That looks like a months worth of work.

    Those little houses are so cute, love the angel stitchery ,YOur round robin is awesome! You "lucky duck - I love your shower! We should "trade off " one day - you can have my snow and I will take your "paradise"! : -)

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  18. There you go swimming in the middle of winter again :) It looks like so much fun!

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  19. Maria, I love your houses, such pretty bright colors! The little teapot in the window makes you want to stop by and chat awhile. Sounds like you had a great Sunday - except the cleaning part..

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  20. Your SHRR is turning out lovely. I really like it. It should inspire me to get busy on mine but...well, I have taxes to do. (Man is that an excuse or what!!??) I wanted to start on my little houses but forgot to bring the pattern with me to work. Oh well. Maybe tomorrow.

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