Sunday, December 8, 2013

GLACIAL,BITTER,FROSTY....COLD











this past week has been beyond cold! we have seen temps with that minus sign in front of double digits. we have been colder than chicago!
now i love it! it's the weather that knitters dream of.....to layer all that wonderful, lovingly knitted wear on layer by layer.
sorry kids that i didn't finish your sweaters yet but know i have been thinking about those sweaters and you...hehe.
i finished gramps and this adorable quilt for a "grand-nephew" by the name of jack.
the quilt pattern is something i made up as i sewed along and am very happy with the end results.
love my juki...this baby quilted up in a snap!
the sweater looks like a gramps sweater and i think that new borns, though beautiful, kinda look like old men in that infant stage. i need to put on the leather buttons then both items are off to chicago where it is cold but not as frigid as the rockies are right this minute.;0


Friday, December 6, 2013

OMG

I was one of the blogs chosen for Week End Reading by 
This is one of my top 3 favorite blogs.
Rhonda's writing is a grounding factor in my life.
My daughter was featured on this blog's series
The Kitchen Sink
when she was living in China.
Thanks Rhonda!

Sunday, December 1, 2013

WEEKENDERS






as i have written before, i have been working full time since past july. one can imagine the crimp this has on finishing projects! my quilting had been laid aside for projects { knitting} that i could carry with me and work a row or two while on my lunch break. 
then my sweet friend julie loaned me her machine , a fantastic quilting machine and i have been completely smitten with this machine. 
i can't stop finishing quilts.
this morning i finished piecing this adorable baby boy quilt { triangles} and hope to have it on the machine this afternoon.
the low volume quilt is done and ready to ship to new york.

sunday's are such a wonderful day for me. 
a day to reflect
a day to get ready for the new week
a day to read
a day to knit
a day to sew
a day to watch a great movie
a day to cook a great sunday dinner
a day that i knit and spend time with a friend
while having coffee and burritos
yes, sunday is the best day of the week!

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