Yuletide Finish and a WIP

I honestly don’t know what’s wrong with me. Most quilters I know relish cold weather so they can sit at their beloved machines, stitching the winter away. Me, I just wanna eat and hibernate like a bear. Cold and dreary just leaves me, well, cold and dreary. I’m even starting to like Duck Dynasty.  Y’all, I need an intervention here!  So I decided to work with some obnoxiously bright fabric and attempt to achieve something approaching perfection in my sewing. Know what I decided?

Perfection is for pussies.

I quilt for relaxation, not perfection so that’s a dream I’m gladly giving up.

The Diva is getting an American Girl doll for Christmas (shhh, don’t tell) and I thought any self-respecting doll needs some quilts, right? I already finished a Christmas themed one and moved to bright and obnoxious which is more my style…

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The fabric collection is Hoopla by Moda.  I’m debating whether it needs a border or go more modern i.e. borderless.  Any opinions?  C’mon, I know y’all have some!

I also finished up the rolled felt swag for my sewing corner.  You know, the one that made me develop arthritis?!  Here ’tis…

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The dog is exacting her special brand of gastrointestinal revenge after yesterday’s post of her wearing the candy cane headband.  I swear she does it on purpose.  Y’all tried to warn me.

On that note, I’m linking up to Richard, Sarah, and Amanda Jean.

 

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4 comments

  1. On dreary winter days I feel the same, but on bright and sunny days my sewing room is also sunny and it’s the best room in the house! Anyway, Have a Merry Christmas over there in Texas!

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