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Thursday, January 10, 2013

IS IT WORK? OR IS IT PLAY?

I have to say that I have gotten more done these two weeks being sick than when I was well. Last week I blamed it on the meds I was taking. They were suppose to make me sleepy but instead they made me run circles in my sewing room. Well....today I had quite the day in the sewing room. I think what happens is I am tired that I am able to maintain focus....sounds weird I know.

I had some left over squares in a basket so I decided to put them together and to make this runner.  I put two doggies in the corners.  I have the one dog kinda hidden because I forgot to stitch his ear.  I just love this one, so fun and fresh.
Then this one is left overs from the larger topper I did the other day. I had to cut out the middle of the hearts, so I just cut these out too and made a smaller one. I have enough hearts left over to make a pot holder. I had a blast stitching this one. I tried to do different FMQ in each white space of the hearts. Was so fun.
This one too is made from the left overs, is a smaller version of the larger one. I still don't know if I like this one.  

 My husband came in to my sewing room/James's room for now and said "You sure are working hard".....I said working or playing? I am playing hard. Been a fun day and I do think I am on the up swing of this cold.

21 comments:

  1. Oh Batb, I did not know you we're not feeling well. I hope you get better soon. As usual your projects are eye candy.

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  2. Those are really cute. I know from my sore neck it feels like work but in my heart it is a great play day.

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  3. Love your hearts.........both runners look awesome

    Have a great day
    Gunda

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  4. I would say mostly play, but there are a few parts that are work (like basting a large quilt). Love the little green dog.

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  5. Love the doggies added to your topper! At first glance, I thought it was a print and began to wonder how you worked out the size just right, the Y seams to make him fit .... Then I clicked on the photo to enlarge.

    The colors are really pretty for this one too.

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  6. Hope you are on the mend! Great toppers!

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  7. Barb, they all look good. I love that potholder.

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  8. LOL..what I mean is that I love the round tabletopper. I didn't read it correctly.

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  9. The runners are so pretty. For a sick gal, you are accomplishing a lot. Hope you are feeling better.

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  10. These are all such fun -- what great 'work' you do when you're playing!!! :)

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  11. Hi Barb I am glad to hear that you are starting to feel some better. This cold certainly hangs on for a long time.
    Can you send me some of that medicine I would like some of your energy. Love all of your playing results are sure cute. Blessings and be well Sandra

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  12. Beautiful work Barb , you made real great use of the left overs , love them all!!

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  13. Hope you feel better soon. I love that your main medicine is stitching. Love all your table pieces.

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  14. You have been busy. I hope it is all play. And, I hope you fell 100% better very soon.

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  15. I wish my leftovers look as good as yours. Oh well, my leftovers lately have been the food kind. Yours are fat-free.and prettier.

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  16. LOL, does this mean I need to get sick?

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  17. Love your toppers---especially the doggies!!! But like the hearts, too! Amazing leftovers! Hope you feel better!

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  18. Nice runners. It would be fun to play that hard.

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  19. Great projects when you are playing...cause it is definitely not work! Never!

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  20. All your projects are so cute. I hope you're feeling better.

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