Saturday, October 27, 2007

Little Bits

I don't have much to say today, but still wanted to touch base. Here is Miss Ruthie, modeling her Halloween dress. It's hard for me to believe that the end of October is just around the corner. Ruthie has also discovered my electronic piano and enjoys "playing and singing." My babysitting job earlier in the week ended up being canceled, but I was able to squeeze batting into my grocery list, so on Thursday I got my batting and basted my brother-in-law's quilt. It has 25 blocks on it and 2 borders, I'm on the 4th block. I hope to have this one done by Thanksigiving so they can be mailed at the beginning of December.

With my stack of already knitted dishcloths and my Humbug Bags all just 4 seams away from completion, I've got a huge jump on my gift making for Christmas. The thought of being able to quilt on whatever I want for the month of December has me nearly giddy, usually my December is spent in a frenzy of quilting and baking and planning and rearranging my schedule to fit in everything I'd like to get finished.

I will leave you with a glimpse of my brother-in-law's quilt. The next time you see it, it will be finished!

Today will be spent baking cookies (I bake a triple batch of chocolate chip cookies every 10 days or so) and quilting. As usual, my older kids are out and about and will be gone for most of the day. My husband is working until dinner time or so, then will need to go to bed early because of an early job tomorrow. This all combined should leave me a nice "putzing day", going between baking, quilting and playing on the computer (when the littles aren't needing me.)

It's a chilly fall day here, I have soup in the crockpot and am ready to get busy! Happy quilting!

1 comment:

Bren said...

Your day sounds like my day today. I am getting roaster chicken in the oven this afternoon and making rolls....maybe 2 batches. Then putzing around here a little bit. I am thinking I need a new fall table runner and some matching napkins...hmmm