Monday, October 8, 2012

Monday Design Wall - October 8th

What started as a tickle in my throat during the mid afternoon yesterday, was a full fledged sore throat by the dinner time.  I'm feeling achey and somewhere along the way, an annoying cough kicked in along with a fever.  In other words, I'm feeling pretty yucky.  So I'm thinking bed rest and chicken soup is on my agenda for today. 

 I did get some stitching done before the crappy stuff started.  Here's what made it to the design wall before I finally threw in the towel and went to bed. 

  Grandmother's Choice
A block of the week (BOW) by Barbara Brackman

Block 6 of the Grandmother's Choice BOW was completed.  I finally admitted defeat on block 5.  I'll substitute another block for that one later. 

Progress was also made on UFO #6, the Scrappy Stars project.

Pattern is Folk Art Christmas Stars
by Robyn Pandolph

Two new stars were added to the design wall.  I still have a bunch more to make for this project. 

That's it for my design wall this week.  Check out Judy's Patchwork Times for more new stuff. 

10 comments:

  1. There was a sunflower block in one of my magazines this month that I tore out. It looked like it would be easier to piece. If you want, I could scan it and send it to you. Your blocks look great. I love the fabrics you've selected.

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  2. Maybe that pesky block will be easier once you are feeling better. I do know that walking away from a problem in my studio has resulted in success later. :-)

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  3. Both projects look great!
    Hope you're feeling better... we've had some stuff going around here as well. The one downfall of this time of year!

    Happy sewing!

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  4. I hope you feel better soon Kate. Take it easy and rest up.

    The BOW quilt blocks are looking great. Block 5 might come good if you come back to it later , otherwise your idea of substituting another block is a plan that wont make you tear your hair out.

    I really have to pull my finger out and start doing some sewing again !

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  5. I'm piecing a different block five - but somehow I managed to pick one with more piecing than necessary! Might have been easier just to hand-sew the original. ;)

    Hope you feel better soon!

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  6. That sounds flu-like. Hope you can shake it soon. Love the blocks Right now, I'm just looking at the pictures. Just can't seem to commit to anything.

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  7. Both of your projects are looking good. Sorry to hear you are under the weather. I hate that when I'm in the mood to sew, especially. Hot tea with lemon and honey always helps with my throat and to sleep better.

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  8. I worked on the sunflower but now I am so far behind I still need to do the last three. Yours are looking great.

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  9. Those Grandmother's Choice blocks play so nicely together.

    Hope you are feeling fighting fit real soon.

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  10. The Grandmother's blocks are so pretty, as are the Stars. Hope you are feeling better and able to take up needle and thread more often :)

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