I feel like celebrating, like bells should ring, horns should toot – the anniversary quilt is finished. This, too, was nearly a year in the making (fabric purchased in September 2008), but not because I was actually working on it all that time, but because it took time to get all the bits and pieces together to finish it up so it now looks like this:
And here’s a close up of the center:
I am so excited to be able to give this, along with my brothers and sisters, to my parents in just a little over a week. The family reunion weekend is getting close, and we all seem to be looking forward to a great time together. It’s been several years since we had so many of us coming together in one spot – we’ll only be lacking one sister and brother-in-law (work commitments), and one great-grandson-in-law (in 2 wedding parties the same weekend, one in Calgary, one in Vancouver).
So, on to the next project. But I’m going to be taking it easy for today, having been up a good chunk of the night with my head in the toilet bowl. Don’t know what that was all about, but the pain eased at about 6 am, and then I got back to sleep for a while. So a much later start to my day than I normally experience. I had thought of going out to do some weeding in the yard, but it’s already hot, so that’s going to just have to wait for another day (or maybe later this evening when it cools down a bit again). In the meantime, I think I’ll get the sewing machine out.
Have a wonderful Wednesday all. Peg
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