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Wow how time flies

I felt like it had been a bit since my last post then I saw how long it really had been! Made me wonder what I've been up to. Well in my defense I've been a bit down in my back and not really getting a lot done beyond what was really needed.  (going to work and cooking dinner) I'm doing some better now but not back to normal yet. 
But I have been working slowly on a baby quilt and wanted to share what I've done so far. 
The fabrics
All cut and ready to start the top
 Working out the layout on my design "floor"
Getting design advise from my side kick! I told her if she wasn't so cute she would  have gotten a spanking for this mess.
Finally getting it all worked out (again)
Top finished
Quilting done
Check out the binding!
Also made a little friend to go with the baby quilt.  He made me smile. I just love the little monsters. 
So I should have this quilt completed by the end of the week and it can go to it's new home after it gets a ride in the washer/dryer. I love how quilt…

What's Happening Today

It seemed to be taking forever to get the fabric here for my next project,  so I thought I'd make a table runner from this nice fabric I picked out of the remnant bin at Hancock of Paducah several months ago.  You know how much I love the oriental fabrics.  I'll use the self binding on this small table runner

We are expecting heavy rain today maybe up to 3 inches and I rushed out last night and took a photo of this plant cause I feared the rain would beat up the pretty blooms.  My mom gave me this plant the year Bobby and I were married. 
 The fabric for the baby quilt finally got her this past Tuesday and I'm ready to start cutting as soon as the table runner is finished which will be very soon - the quilting is over half done now. These are the "solids" and prints for the baby quilt.  I'm using my favorite Moda grunge for the "solids" and some Riley Blake for the prints.  

 My friend Stefanie gave me a gift card from Burgundy Buttons for my birthday and I got t…