03 April 2013

Rainbow Ahoy!

There really hasn't been too much sewing going on for me lately. Work is really getting in the way of my hobbies! I have been out of town for the past 2 weekends, thanks to job number 2 (scuba dive leader). I will also be out of town stuck in training for 8 hours a day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Definitely not looking forward to that. I will be drinking so much coffee.

Anyways, I finally assembled the Dresden plates into something useful. They are potholders! I kind of made them for Potholder Pass, but they definitely did not come out how I wanted them to, so I can share them without fear of my partner putting the pieces together. I believe the perfect home for these bad boys will be with my friends Heathur and Jake in Colorado.


Oh! Oh! When I was out scuba diving last weekend, we had 46 divers out with us. Since I was in charge of this diving event, I decided to make snacks. Apparently these are my typical diving snacks to bake. They are bacon cheddar scones and pecan sandies.


I am still trying to narrow down my 500+ GoPro photos into one manageable post of photos. Two of our divers even got engaged underwater and I filmed it!! How exciting!

I also finished the final block for 3x6 Quarter 1. I even managed to sneak away to the post office and get them mailed today! Score! This one is for Nicole.


Today I was naughty. I stopped by the Singer store to play with their long-arm quilter. I practiced my pebbles and stippling. Then I realized their Hemingworth thread was on clearance. They had it for $3.99 a spool! I have never used this particular type of thread, but all the samples looked nice. Does anyone have experience with it? I hope to try it out soon so that I can go buy all of it should I like it. Today I only bought a few colors that spoke to me. I have no idea why I bought neon colors. I never use neon colors! Oh well!



7 comments:

  1. Mmmm - those scones look yummy! I really like your dresdens!

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  2. Mmmm you have made me hungry :) Your WIP look yummy too!

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  3. Pretty colours. I want spools like that!
    Esther
    ipatchandquilt AT wordpress DOT com

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  4. I've never even heard of Hemingway thread! :) One thing I have learned, though, is that every machine has its preferred thread, so what works on someone else's machine might not work on yours, and vice versa. At $3.99 a huge spool, though, I think you're in for some fun! :)

    Your potholders look great, by the way. :)

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  5. I like the dresdens!! How could you not?!

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  6. i love the pot holders!! and the spools sure do make a pretty picture!

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  7. Love your dresden potholders, they turned out pretty! And the circle of geese is great too. The photo of your snacks makes me hungry, they sound so good!

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