Slow Sunday Stitching, etc – 24 April 2022

Happy Sunday to all! It has been a busy week but nothing stressful! Walking is on track, but there are some days I take off due to the high humidity and 70 degrees in the morning. I am not sure but I guess at 77 it is OK to take a day off from exercise when I am tired and today is one of those ”age” days! We are hoping for some rain the next 2 days – time will tell! It would be nice since we have only had about 3 inches since last October 2021! Drought city

On the fun side of life I have been working on a small Counted Cross Stitch project. It should have been finished by now, but some evenings I just wanted to veg!! I have learned to outline with a back stitch and a long stitch! Outlining the glasses will be tricky as I think I put the ”wine” too close together. But this is the way I learn how to do things – make mistakes and never do it again! LOL

I would like to start on a needle turn applique project. The choices are Lily Rosenberry by Sue Garman, In My Garden by Dawn Heese, or continue on with my Mary Brown quilt. I have finished 16 blocks (all corner blocks of this quilt in 2020).

Looks like fun!
In My Garden by Dawn Heese
Mary Brown – 16 Corner Blocks

Have a great Sunday and week! Happy Stitching

Hugs Nanette

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12 Replies to “Slow Sunday Stitching, etc – 24 April 2022”

  1. Your cross stitch will be so cute! I love the 3 quilts your deciding which to work on. I’d pick #2 or #3. I’m hoping to spend some time in my sewing room cutting out blocks for a churn dash I’m working on. Have a great day! Hugs,

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    1. Thank you – it was a cute pattern to practice with since I am a beginner. Number 1 is the most difficult. Tazzie from Tazzie Quilts is making it and she got me thinking about it. I love the bunnies as Jaydee made this one years ago and Dawn put the pattern out in her new book. A small group of us started poor Mary Brown and we all faded away except one. Think it was Log Cabin Quilter.

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  2. I always thought I would applicate later in life. Well, I am at later in life and find I don’t like doing it….. Your items are beautiful.

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    1. Well, I found it too. If I did not have the problem with potassium and foods, I think I would be fine! I will have to slow down my pace on the summer days (drat) and maybe I can at least do my walk without losing potassium! Hugs and hang in there. Thank you for the compliment! Hugs

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  3. I’d go with In the Garden for your next applique project. Lily Rosenberry is a beautiful quilt but it is going to take a long time, I know I’d get tired of all those tiny circles. It seems like you’re tired of Mary Brown or you wouldn’t have put it aside. Happy stitching with whatever you select!

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    1. I love the bunnies in the Garden quilt and it is not a difficult one. I really like putting the 4 corners together and make a wall hanging. That way I am ‘caught’ up with all. I agree on the Mary Brown. Have a wonderful day – time for choosing the squares for the border. Hugs

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      1. I really like the In My Garden pattern. But I’m headed to retreat this week in Shipshewana, who knows what treasures I’ll find on the resale table. Happy stitching!

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  4. Your cross stitching is really taking off. You’ve sure gotten the hang of it. Hope you get some rain to cool down your temps and bring some relief. Have a good week!

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    1. Thank you Sharon, I am finding that I can easily become addicted to it! But I really need to work on an applique project too. Just not enough time is there. We really need the rain! Have a great week! Hugs

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  5. 🤓love your glasses project,I think I need to see your doctor.😁 oh my all that appliqué would give me a migraine. You amaze me how you do the appliqué so well.🤗

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  6. Beautiful cross stitching! Both appliqué projects are lovely, whatever you choose, it’s going to be a beautiful quilt (or maybe two beautiful appliqué quilts?)
    Thanks for sharing, and linking up 😉

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