Tuesday, December 3, 2013

WIP Wednesday~Post Vacation Catch Up~Oh My Gosh It's December!

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced Whew! Thanksgiving is over...onward we go to Christmas! Three short weeks! I spent Thanksgiving in Spokane, WA, Coeur d'Alene, ID, and Leavenworth, WA. It was a nice, long weekend. My daughter, Shannon and I had a nice road trip. This is Leavenworth, WA. A town that fell on hard times and then re-created itself as a Bavarian village. We had a great time!
Shannon finally got to try fondue:
My daughter, Aubrey & her husband Chris house-sat for me. When I came home I found this:
Aubrey had bought me "mini-bolts" for my fabric (from a comic book store no less...who says they're worthless!), ironed all my fabric and put it on bolts. It now looks like this:
This was an early Christmas present for me~I love that girl! But I have to say...my stash is not very impressive! I'm working on finishing Shannon's quilt, using a stitch-in-the-ditch for it, may put an X on the log cabin blocks...quilting a big quilt on my home machine is a new and SCARY process for me, but so far, so good:
Aubrey is finishing up her Christmas stockings...year 2 of this project, big stockings...we don't mess around!
Shannon is proud of her rainbow pancakes:
I'm on the holiday push...things I can't show you yet! What a week~wonderful time with family. Now back to sewing! Thanks for stopping by~Duke is happy to see you!
Hope your holidays are swimming along :) ~Diana

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    1. I enjoyed it with a glass of Chardonnay! :)

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  2. Beautiful quilt and I love the big stocking.

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  3. oh my gosh... I LOVE your fabric like that! Now I wish I had some beautiful little boards to wrap my stuff aroud, too! Totally jealous. My stuff is sich a mess!


    Stopping by from Lee's hop
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  4. Quilting your own large quilt can be quite intimidating! Just take it one small 4" section at a time and before you know it's finished! The stocking looks perfect for holding all sorts of lovely things!

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  5. Love that quilt! Just beautiful!

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  6. cool colorful pancakes! my pup is here by me too, aren't they the best?

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  7. Fondue sounds great! Love the new machine and your daughters stocking is wonderful:)

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