Friday, March 16, 2012

Whew, SO glad it's Friday!

What a week, no in fact, what a month it's been. I'll spare you the gory details but family drama and sad anniversarys have made this a month I'm ready to see be done. Sorry if it's been a bit quiet around here, hoping to get back our normal rhythm soon. Like today :-)

I've been so nutty this week I thought today was the 15th - it's not. Not even a little. So I mailed my For The Love of Solids Swap a day late - whoops. Hate that though, I really, really like being the early one so to be the late one kind of kills me. I'll live. But anyhoo, here's the mini quilt I ended up making for my partner. I had a hard time making up my mind about what to make this round. To the point where I cut out three different quilts!

Totally my problem, just wanting to make the "right" thing. So after a couple false starts I decided to just go for it with this wonky log cabin that was in my partner's inspiration mosaic. I'm usually a very careful measure-er and an over-pinner and a slow sewer. Not with this baby! To the point where my husband actually stopped and said, "uh, WHAT are you doing?!". I told him I was going for it! And I did! I think you can tell whether you've made something good to swap or not based on whether or not you want to keep it a little. That was definitely the case here so I feel good about sending it off to it's new home. I hope my partner is happy with it too!

Now off to a bizarrely warm spring weekend where all the dogwoods and azaleas are all blooming a month early - I'm hoping this doesn't foreshadow a sweltering summer - but I'm going to get outside and enjoy the weather while I can! :-)


  1. oooh, wish that package was coming to me! We have to find time to swap this summer, deal?
    And that little bunting bag (?) adorable!!

    I'm sorry the month hasn't been a good one so far, I hope things start to look up soon! xo

  2. Love your little quilt! Sorry life has been so unsettling...hope things feel better soon...

  3. It's gorgeous. Love all the blues...

  4. This quilt is amazing, Darcy! I love the colors. Your swap partner will be thrilled, I'm sure.

    Hope you're feeling better :)


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