Yeah, that's where I've been lately. That and getting slightly panicky about winter approaching on oiled roller skates. And wanting to be done with "must do" projects so I can begin hibernation surrounded with fabric and yarn and lots of books. And wanting to stay up as late as my little heart desires at night. And sleep as late as I want/can in the morning. Without bad (read: guilty) feelings on either end.
Time spent at the computer recently hasn't felt good. Not that I don't dearly love keeping up with all your blogs and continuing to yammer on my own. It's more a sense of feeling pressure get other things done. You know, simple things like putting a new bag in the vacuum cleaner and eradicating the dust hippos and all the other (what the heck IS all that?) stuff reproducing on my floors. When I'm not working on move-ahead projects. Or (still) wrapping things up outside before 1) the ground is frozen solid, or 2) covered with snow.
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Well, here's a little color to throw on the page. Just about a year ago, I made this small wall hanging, but I never got around to posting pictures of it.
It's a pieced background with appliqued "pumpkin seeds." The small size made it easy and fun to make.
Above you can see the background I pieced of an assortment of neutral colored 1-1/4" squares.
Then the more colorful pieces of applique went on top with some basic outline quilting added.
Last year when I finished it, it hung in this spot for only a couple of weeks before snow fell and I replaced it with a small tin sign I have (just the right size) that says, "Let It Snow." That stayed on the wall until spring when I put this piece back up.
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I'm thinking of all of you who are experiencing difficult circumstances because of Hurricane Sandy. Hoping you are safe and I'm eagerly waiting to hear that all is okay in your neck of the woods.