I finally got my design board in, yesterday. I erected it & MAN! is it big! I have not decided where EXACTLY that it will reside, but I took it down until I DO decide.
I have not had the chance to play with my *new* machine - been horrendously busy.
Prince Charming rented a bob-cat over the weekend & he cleared the back part of our yard. Then he seeded & fertilized. I think it's nearly a 1/3 acre (there's more, but not flat...) It felt like 13 acres, not a 1/3! I picked up rocks, more rocks & then some more rocks. Limbs, branches, and OH YEH - more rocks. And I'm not done.
Now I REALIZE that one does not need to be a rocket scientist to pick up rocks.....however....it is the hardest thing to do. My back is so sore. Monday night I came home & was picking up rocks & my neighbor hollered at me & told me that I was making HIS back hurt, picking up rocks & he gave me this little grabbing dealie....you squeeze the handle & it picks up stuff...you know what I mean? What a pleasure that is to use! I felt like I was harly working at all...until I had to UN-LOAD the wagon.....And guess what? I think I am MAYBE 10% done???Yeh, maybe 10% !
I placed an order with www.whittlesfabrics.com on Friday, got it Monday. Nice stuff, y'all, nice stuff!
DD#1 has a wedding to go to in May for a very dear freind / sorority sister. DD#1 decided that in leiu of a traditional wedding gift she wants to make a quilt. King Size. Triple Irish Chain. Seminole border. We went & bought fabric on Monday for it. I am going to set aside my Ocean Waves blocks so we can work on this together. It has to be COMPLETED by May 16th.....made, quilted, bound. By May 16th.
I love a challenge. I hate a deadline.
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