Posts Tagged ‘quilt back’

Finished Quilt Back

August 20, 2008
quilt back

quilt back

It was hot again today so I was able to finish my quilt back.  And it is the exactly right size.  Sometimes, I am so good, I can’t stand myself.  It isn’t even a 1/4 inch off anywhere.  Now, I have to sandwich it together, which sucks.  It means I’ll have to completely clean off my cutting table.  Trying to do it on the floor would kill me.  I also have to decide how I am going to quilt it.  I never done anything this big before.

I have got to take a better picture of the top

I have got to take a better picture of the top

Doug is not stomping on Gus.  He is about to rub his belly.  No wonder he follows him everywhere.

Somebody Wants Free Socks

July 15, 2008

A got a nice comment today from someone who wants my socks and wants to trade a chihuahua sweater or a hat for my socks.  It sounds good to me.  Of course, I expect to see a picture of said items and a mention on her blog.  Then, I thought I should give you all more time to see if anything better comes along.  I am such a greedy bastard.  Ask my crazy ex-girlfriend.  But, I’m telling you, that chihuahua sweater is very tempting.  Maude wants to know what color it is.

Yester evening, we turned off the air and haven’t had to turn if back on yet.  It’s a little humid, but only in the 70’s so we are comfortable.  We are enjoying it while it lasts.  It rained off and on all morning so our walk was cut short.  I did get some work done on the quilt back.  I cut strips and sewed them together.   If I have some time tomorrow, I’ll cut the strips.

quilt back
quilt back

My son is coming on Wednesday and I promised to make a raisin walnut spice cake.  So, I may do that and make the frosting the next morning.  I usually only make it around Christmas.

Self Inflicted Haircut

July 14, 2008

It’s a good thing that I have thick hair.  This afternoon, I got out the scissors and cut a bunch of it.  I have a lot of dry split ends in the back.  The last two times I went to get a haircut I said I wanted all the dryness cut.  What is so hard about that?  Well, now it is out and it still looks pretty good and it is a lot easier to wash.  I may get it evened out in a couple of weeks.  It still waves in the back and you would never know I cut about three inches off the top.

Well, I didn’t get any takers on the free socks so they are now a women’s size 7 or 38.  (My favorite shoes are made in Germany.)  There is still time to apply.

quilt back

quilt back

I decided on my quilt back.  I also decided to cut it into squares and add some more colors.  All the work that I put into on the front deserves an interesting back.  Of course, I may never finish that quilt.  But that would also mean I would never embroider again and I know that’s not going to happen.