How was your day, dear?

Today was a day off. Days off are seriously one of the best things ever. I cannot stress enough how much I appreciated [and needed] today.

Sure, I need to do laundry. Get groceries. Recover from the double whammy of birthday and mother’s day. And renew my driver’s license – that did get done to save the 276$ fine I was flirting with had I been pulled over, which luckily didn’t happen. After I glared into the camera for a horrible picture I went home and SEWED!

I finished a few blocks, then laid out and counted my blocks for the Jacob’s Ladder quilt. Then I cut lots and lots more strips and squares. I have 27 more blocks to do and 38 fabrics I just love and want to use.

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These are the “must use” fabrics.

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Some of the “we’ll see what colours I need to balance the rest out” near the end.

Since I zipped through all that I decided to brave the fabrics I want to fussy cut.

 

 

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I spent two hours to make this holey fabric.

But it will look awesome at the end.

And I get to do it all again tomorrow.

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9 thoughts on “How was your day, dear?

  1. Good Morning! Days off ARE the best! No doubt about it – no matter how many errands you have to do, you get to do them as you please. Even the DMV can’t put a damper on a great-day-off mood! I love the title of this post, too, by the way. It just made me smile and want to read it. I have been meaning to make a Jacob’s Ladder quilt for ages – you are reminding me that I love the block and NEED to make a quilt. I look forward to seeing this come together! ~smile~ Roseanne

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  2. How wonderful that you get two days off in a row. I had yesterday off. I just decided to get someone to take my shift so I could finish quilting a quilt. I think the Jacobs ladder fussy cutting was worth it and the quilt will be awesome.

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  3. Yay for days off! How funny we were just talking about that. That fussy cut block is spectacular! Hey, you should show pictures of your cake decorating once in a while. I think that fits the category of hand wrought and it’s definitely a creative process! I, for one, would love to see them.

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