Sunday, October 31, 2010

Where have I been???

Well, I'm sure you all have been on pins and needles wondering where I've been for the last couple of weeks. I know my riviting posts about cutting off my mole and forgetting to wear deoderant have kept you on the edge of your seats wanting more.

But seriously, it's been a little crazy around these parts lately. I've been working a lot - a whole lot. Thankfully, that seems to be slowing down some and I can hopefully get back to my normal amounts of laziness.

I commited to finishing an unfinished sewing project in the month of October on Joy's blog. She's going to have a giveaway for all the participants. I decided that this would be a great time to finish a rag quilt I started for my friend, K's youngest. It's way overdue seeing  as how she turned 2 in July. Yes, the depth of my procrastination has no bounds.

Last Sunday afternoon I decided to finish it up. I only had 3 rows left to sew so I knew it wouldn't take long. I had just finished it up, opened a drawer to look at some fabric and found a stack of squares that I had started sewing and never finished. I have no idea who I started this quilt for, but somewhere out there I assume there's a 5 year old who will never be the same for not getting a quilt lovingly made with my own two hands.

I'm not sure where it came from, but I was overcome with a need to finish it too. All I can say is I really hope I win. Here they are Joy!

I really do love sewing and wish I could do more of it. Unfortunately, I have to balance it with all my TV watching. Priorities.

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Kerrie said...

Would that be for my baby girl who turned 2 in July??? Love it! You did a great job and and I know K will love it too!

Mrs. Jennifer said...

Jill! I am so impressed! I mean after I got to walk around Publix Saturday while Abbie went on and on and on about how you were the best Aunt ever, I didn't think it could be topped. (I asked her if you would adopt me as your niece. She didn't even hesitate - NO.)
You need to go to part-time so you can sew more.

tea said...

I love your quilts!
You crack me up!! :)

Joy McD said...

Yay! Way to go!! Both the quilts are sooo pretty :)

Mama Hen said...

You continue to amaze me.

Seizing My Day said...

balance it with tv watching... ah ha ha ha... you are funny Jill!

*sigh* Love LOVE the quilts!!

ONE day... one day... I WILL sew a quilt!

beautiful! lovely and beautiful!

Janna said...

I love that you're funny and you procrastinate as much as I do. I'm impressed with your quilts. I just got my very own sewing machine and have yet to learn to sew a straight seam.

Meg Fletcher said...

Miss you girl! Beautiful quilt!

Rachel said...

Beautiful!! I am totally impressed. Sewing and I don't get along. At all.

Jill said...

Wow, I'm impressed! That's a beautiful quilt! I hope you win too.