Monday, March 4

Making progress!!

I am making progress on the quilt I am making from Jacquelynne's Happy Town fabrics! Oh, yes, I am!!  Those charm squares that I added corner squares to are going to be the border around the HAPPY*TOWN panel...............
This afternoon, I'll be sewing the charm squares together as I listen to Pat Sloan interview Jacquelynne and Linda Arye from Quilts for Kids. Check out Pat's blog for all the details.....right here! And, if you want to learn more about the Quilts for Kids project just go here or check out Jacquelyne's blog today and even enter her giveaway!!

I am also making progress on another project.......
              ........ getting my Christmas stuff put away. Oh, yes I am on that one, too! Considering that it is the first of March and I'd like to put out some Easter decorations, I thought maybe I should finally put away the last Christmas tree and all my bears and books.
All the bears are tucked in baskets and stored in the closet now and the books are back in the special box for my treasured stack of Christmas books. Up next is taking the tree down. This one is in the family room in the basement and I would love to leave it up all year but I am getting some serious resistance from my husband. I'm hoping to get my mom up here for a visit this spring so it may not come down til she visits. She couldn't be here at Christmas but warmer weather will allow a trip soon. Well, that is if it stops snowing. We are getting another round of snow here in Minnesota. It's all good, though, because we have been in a bit of a drought, so I will not complain. I am thankful, though, that we have no place to go. I might complain if I had to drive in this stuff.
Happy Monday to you all! Off to the sewing machine..........
Sandi

5 comments:

treadlemusic said...

I just hate taking all the Christmas decorations down! The aversion seems to become more severe each year. I still have a few stragglers out...looking around it's quite a mix of seasons at the moment!!!! You are coming right along on that project!! Hugs, Doreen

Needled Mom said...

I think you should just decorate the tree for Easter and call it a push!!!

Your Happy Town project looks great.

Anonymous said...

I have been trying to do a year-around tree, but I don't have things for some of the months and I can't some of what I do have. I am trying to move each month's decorations into a single tote or two so that I can use then. I have a flat metal tree about 15" tall. The plan is Santas for December, snowmen for January, hearts for February, etc. I usually have a few somewhat larger pieces around the base with a scrap of hemmed fabric under it. It sits on a buffet that is now in the living room storing candles and such.

the Owl Lady

Beth said...

I think the ideal thing would be to be able to cover the tree and store it with everything on it. Then it would take a few minutes to get it out and put it away.
One year I had to put my Christmas tree ornaments away at Easter. The tree was put away, jut the ornaments were sitting on a shelf. :(
No decorations for me for a while.

Cheryl's Teapots2Quilting said...

Love those borders on the Happytown. Cute!

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