The Week That Was–02/22/2015

Well, it is still winter here. Two snow storms this week which nearly closed down the city. 

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It was combined with extremely cold temperatures – it was 5 degrees Fahrenheit this morning and this week the wind gusts were up to 60 mph.  This was our Weather Alert for last Wednesday at 8:30 PM.

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When not cooking – to keep the house warm! – or shoveling/brooming the snow, I did get some stitching done!

 

  • Quiltmaker – Block Testing:  Getting close to the finish of this volume and some of the blocks have been a bit more challenging. Two blocks were completed and evaluated and work started on another 3 blocks.

Some of the techniques we’ve been doing have been Reverse Appliqué, Fusible Appliqué, Partial Seam Construction and English Paper Piecing.

  • Fabric Café – Haven’t done any tops for Donna this week and it feels funny! Smile 

Heard at the Quilt Show

Robert & Donna are on the road.  Saturday they were in Cape May, NJ and this coming week they will set up a booth at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton, VA.  If you are in the area, come check out their fabric bundles & patterns.  You will be able to see some of the quilts I’ve made hanging at their booth – #1120

Charity Stitching: Bead Bags of Courage & Pillowcases for ConKerr Cancer No stitching done, but did order some fabric and got it yesterday.

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Some cute novelty fabric for pillowcases & exterior bead bags.

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Nice fabric for pillowcase trim and linings of the bead bags.

This coming week will be busy and I probably won’t get a lot of stitching done, but do plan to get some hand stitching squeezed in.

How was your week?  Did you get any stitching in?  Have a great last week of February!

 

Happy Stitching!

Quilt Mouse

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About Quiltmouse

I am retired. I love to quilt. I make charity quilts as well as quilts for my friends & family.
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2 Responses to The Week That Was–02/22/2015

  1. Pingback: The Month That Was–Summary, February 2015 | QuiltMouse

  2. Hope Donna and her husband had safe travels. I know they had a lot of snow to contend with.

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