Started off with an amazing session on the High Altitude Training. I am not sure if I will continue with it when I get back. It is very time consuming!
Then back home and guess who came to visit - Miss K and her handler (that would be Marian!!!) Marian was driving someone to their appointment and had to wait - FIVE hours!!!! Since it was close to my house - she came and hung out with me.
Now I know you are thinking - how did I get FOUR things done even though Miss K and Marian were here???? Well - it happened. We settled ourselves at the kitchen table - I was working on my homework for Welcome to the North Pole (my class this morning). Tracing, choosing fabric (had LOTS of help there!!!!), cutting, ironing - well it was a very relaxing day and had to be done. I won't show you the homework until tomorrow when we have the proper show n tell.
And once Marian left - I hit the quilting machine as I really really wanted to get the next customer quilt DONE and I did. I am so much more focused these days - is it the impending deadline or just want to get things done????? I hope it is NOT the former. Anyway - here is the quilt.......
|Close up of quilting|
Then onto the next project - a binding. Remember our quilt show at the beginning of May - well I had a number of projects in that show that were for sale. Also had a number of projects that had the binding down with my fusing trick! Oooops - one of the ones for sale also had the binding trick and wouldn't you know it - it SOLD. So now I had to actually get that binding stitched down. DRAT!!!!!! I got it finished yesterday.
|Quilting design on Snowman fleece|
Let's see - customer quilt - check
homework done for the class - check
binding on quilt - check
Hmmm - what was the fourth thing???? Oh yes - I finished my audiobook!!!!! I feel guilty listening to that audio book. I just plug in my headset (it fits neatly under my hair so you can't see I have my head phones on) and then I clean house, do the dishes, bind quilts or whatever. Oh - yes - even quilt customer quilts!!!!!! I made GOOD use of my time yesterday.
Of course when DH came home - I am trying to listen to the book and he is trying to talk to me!!!!! Go away!!!
All that got done despite the fact that Miss K was here. As Marian says - good thing that dog is CUTE. I brought the toy box up and over the course of the day - she pretty much dispersed all the toys over the kitchen floor (Marian was too quick and cleaned up BEFORE I could take pictures). She had taken the stuffing and squeakers out of at least ONE toy. Had a little accident ON PURPOSE in one of the dog beds (not sure what happened there - a territory thing?????) Had fun playing in the pond (she can walk in the water along the back edge on the rocks - just enough to get her feet wet) and then came skidding into the house - hit the TV tray where Marian's EMPTY cup was sitting. Good bye cup!! Well - it was an exciting afternoon to say the least. She was too quick with the cup as well - no picture.
|See the rocks submerged in the back - that is what she likes to walk on. Silly girl!!!!!|
|Chewing a bone on a chair!!!!|
|GOD I am SO BORED!!!!!!|
And what about the girls on TWO FEET. It seems that Caroline and M are now inseparable. They are either at her house, our house or the park or wherever. Well how about camping???? Oh yes - the girls decided to camp - URBAN style.
|Setting up the tent. They did a great job and with NO instructions managed to get the tent up and only goofed on the poles once - well twice. Although they said a picture of the tent in the UP position would have helped a LOT.|
|Can't get too FAR from home. Wouldn't do to be without a charged iPhone!!!!!|
|The guard dogs who were totally ticked off that they were NOT allowed in the tent!!!!!|
I see that I still have some time to pop back in the garden to get more stuff cleaned up. I really really need to get into the garden in the spring to get all the dead stuff out of the way before the new stuff grows. OK - I am better this year than last. One of these years I will get it right!!!!!
Then off to my class and home to hopefully get another quilt quilted. Only TWO more to quilt, one quilt to bind - two labels and THREE classes to prep for. Yikes - it is going to be an insane week because at some point - I have to pack for FIVE weeks - clothes, camping stuff and a bike!!!! Never mind the paperwork and appointments that still have to be taken care of this coming week. What am I sitting here for????????
Have a great day!!!!!