Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Back to the Good Stuff- Fabric and Flowers

Time to get my life back. Too much work and too little play. Life just got busy. I haven't sewn consistently in quite a while. I did manage to put together this pillow. We got a new couch that needs a quilt and some pillows. Don't love this but it will do for now.

I will continue with the hexagons. I've been making them from an Aster charm pack. They truly are addictive, as everyone says. I don't have a big plan. We are going on a road trip. I'll be making hexagons along the way.

Below are some Jelly Roll Diamonds. I have 13 done. Need 23. I've decided I'm going to do some pillows. I like making blocks but the fun us lost when it has to be so many. I'm tired at 13. 23 seems like a long way off.






Plumeria are beginning to bloom. I think they are magical plants. I finally got to the flower beds along the fence line. It took 12 cubic yards of soil. I was afraid I would have to do it myself but found some guys to do it. Thank goodness. They worked for 4 hours. I'd still be working if I did it myself.



I'm glad to be back...starting fabric projects I never finish and buying plants and praying they will survive.


4 comments :

  1. I know! Too much work and too little play is right! Your plants are so pretty...they will do just fine!

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  2. Oooh...I love your pink plumeria!

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  3. ...LOL....I'm laughing at you not wanting to do the 23.....AND, I can tell by your beautiful flowers you are NOT in my part of TEXAS.....!!

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  4. Oh my, making 23 of those lovelies would have me stressed. You are doing a lovely job of them though.

    Love your plumeria. I have a bright pink color. Got them as sticks more than 20 years ago, from a friend when she cut hers back. I hope yours do well for you.

    FlowerLady

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