Then this last weekend #3 daughter and family came to our "cabin" for an overnight on Fri/Sat. We happened to be gone on Friday for part of the day...... a loop through Cedar Rapids and Coralville.
|"America Needs Farmers" Herky......all covered in seeds. Sorry I didn't take a close-up, it was cool, Coral Ridge Mall, Coralville.|
|On Saturday, this little sweetie turned 7......they are growing up too fast and I am not happy about that!|
|I have a chalk board outside our back door and I think a birthday girl erased my message and made her own....so cute!|
In between the coming and going, have been sewing on a couple projects. I have spent my entire summer trying to clear off my cutting table and it is still not cleared off, but I have worked on quite a few projects that are in process.
Dear Jane continues always in the background....I try and do some quilting on it every day. The top border is coming along nicely and should be completed soon. The challenge for those that are working on this project for this week is block B-5 Hot Cross Buns.
I happen to quilt this block just this morning and a really big event happened.....I mean really BIG, HUGE.....almost drum roll worthy. Humor me, just click on it....because you can! I finished this spool of hand quilting thread and not all of it is in Jane, but most of it is. I have had this spool for a long time, the price is $2.75 and there were 750 yards on it.....they don't make them that big any more. That is a lot of hand quilting.