To-Do #109 Weekly Progress Update
This is our 109th edition of our weekly to-do list. We usually share this post on Beth’s Cooking Up Quilts and at Becca’s What I Made Monday website on Mondays and Christine’s Stitch All the Things and Dione’s Clever Chameleon website on Tuesdays. Check out what our friends are sharing!
To-Do for the week of May 6th through 12th:
- Re-Pounce Rainy Day for quilting – √ kind of done??
- Continue sizing and trimming t-shirts – √ done
- Appliqué more of the Quiet Book – oops – forgot about this goal
We cleared off the island especially to have a big surface for the Rainy Days quilt. Layering and Pounce-ing had been done way back when in November, I think. Additionally, I was also Pounced from head to toe along with a good portion of the kitchen. There was chalk everywhere! Sue and I carefully unfolded RD only to find that we couldn’t see the previously chalked lines. Yes, I wanted to possibly re-Pounce a little bit, but not the whole entire quilt top. S.e.r.i.o.u.s.l.y. I am not down with that at all. Very quickly Plan B was enabled as Sue did not want to listen to me complaining about that. I may have been a bit testy lately. Alright, I have been a LOT testy. Here is the start of Plan B. Woot woot – I remembered to take a photo.
Trimming and sizing are complete! You might think another woot-woot is deserved for this accomplishment, and I would agree. We even laid out the 25 pieces on our freshly shampooed living carpet as the pieces were too big and heavy for the design wall. Plus there may be another Dr. Seuss project hogging up that darn design wall space again. It seems like we may need another design wall, don’t you think? Lots of black t-shirts in this Harley Davidson quilt!
The Quiet Book did not make some advancement in the appliqué arena this week. Honestly, I forgot this was even a goal for the week. I was busy buying wine (see extra), and playing around most of the weekend. So there’s that – no excuses, I forgot.
Did you have a nice Mother’s Day?? Oh yes, we did indeed. We made a mocha cheesecake (recipe in link) for the celebration which is loved by one and all of our peeps except John. We bought him some Peanut Butter Cups with the condition that he had to share them with Sweet Boy. ~smile~ He didn’t get a chance to share because sweet boy was too excited to eat anything. Most of us enjoyed a taste test between FOUR different Moscato wine varieties (only three pictured). Interestingly enough, we did vote the dark blue bottle as the overall winner for taste and I thought the bottle was pretty.
Did you know that May 9th was National Moscato Day? We missed it but will not next year and it prompted the Mother’s Day celebration taste testing.
Our May OMG (one monthly goal) is to finish quilting Rainy Day with a boatload of spirals. We share this intention with Patty at Elm Street Quilts and thank her and the many vendors for the inspiration!
To-Do for the week of May 13th through 19th
- EEK – The 96 Beothuk HSTs must be trimmed before the next instructions come out!!
- Color block for May – at least read the instructions
- Work on Rainy Day quilting project
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