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Monday, March 28, 2011

Good morning Monday

Well I am really excited I am sewing the binding on "Tea and Cakes" this morning. I have hand quilted it within an inch of it's life putting the last quilting stitches in at 11pm last night. I'm off to yoga shortly. I hope I don't fall asleep in relaxation. It will be so nice to stretch out after being hunched over the hoop. I'm looking forward to stitching the binding down. I love that bit. My friends think I am crazy but I love sitting quietly and observing the quilting as I stitch. Crazy as it sounds it gives me a great deal of pleasure and ain't that what life's about. Finding your own JOY. Have a great Monday. Blessings Michelle xxx

9 comments:

  1. I love what I can see of the fabrics. Hope we get a better look when it's done. I admire your patience with hand quilting- I have only ever hand quilted one item, my grandaughter's cot quilt almost 14 years ago.

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  2. Fantastic start to the week - A Finish Yay.
    I am one of the odd ones who also enjoys stitching the binding down - ok so it is all about the sense of accomplishment in completing the project.

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  3. Beautiful Michelle, well done, you got that finished so quickly. Can't wait to see it. Maybe Wednesday?

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  4. Looks beautiful... love the colours I also did lots of quilting - but had to stop when I ran out of thread!!! Groan..... I also love that peaceful time at the end sewing the binding down.....
    Hugz

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  5. Hey Michelle, sewing on the binding is what I hate, but it shouldn't be, because it's almost finished!! Hope to see it when it is done, well done you!!!
    Happy stitching, Michelle

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  6. Hello Michelle,
    Love that you are hand quilting. I enjoy sewing on the binding.Hope you had a great time at Yoga.
    Happy days.
    Bev.xoxo

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  7. happy monday!.... i like your handcraft quilting.... i wish i could do that also... for now im doing much on baking... maybe someday i can try quilting....

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  8. Michelle, the quilt is beautiful, and the quilting exquisite. Love it! You do beautiful work.

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  9. The quilt looks glorious Michelle, did you do all the quilting by hand ? Cheers Kaylee

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