Monday, January 22, 2018

Sick Slow Down

So Friday afternoon I posted this picture on Instagram and wrote how excited I was that at this rate, I really was going to be able to manage getting this quilted and bound before my class this week!!! 


And Friday evening I had some extra tidbits of time and managed to get the blocks sewn together and the final pieced border on!!!  Isn't it just so fun!!!    I was so excited.    The quilt top was finished, I had the binding cut and ready to press, and the backing picked out so that first thing Saturday morning I could get this on the long arm and finished up.


And then Friday night it hit me.  The Flu!!!  Boo to the Flu!!!  I was down for the count all day Saturday and Sunday.  I am feeling a bit better today, and thought about quilting this,  but my sweet husband reminded me that if I plan to be up and on my feet teaching on Tuesday and Wednesday I best take it easy today.  And of course, he's right.  So I guess this will just be a quilt top for show :)  Oh well, sometimes life just goes that way.   I am just reminding myself to be grateful that I can get out of bed today, because it would have been really bad timing if it was two days later :)  

So since I didn't get anything done this weekend, how about you tell me what you worked on???  Any fun projects for your weekend sewing?? 
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7 comments:

  1. Sorry you caught the flu. I'm in agreement with your husband. Rest...drink plenty of fluids. Hope you feel 100% tomorrow.

    Darlene

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  2. I worked on my On Ringo Lake top and a baby quilt for a future book blog hop! It felt good to make some serious progress with few distractions.

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  3. I'm so sorry you got the flu. Ugh. Take care til you're 100% once more. I'm working on a scrappy patch quilt for me!😊 -Jean

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  4. Oh Melissa, get better. I HATE being sick. The flu is rampant.
    I have been putting all of my clothing in the wash every night. I have been so careful, but really, it is just a matter of luck if you get the flu.
    I also hung around IKEA for 4 hours yesterday!!! So, I am hydrating.
    Keep Hydrating Melissa

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  5. Hope you are up and running soon! The flu is not fun! Love your quilt and the use of the black background!!!

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  6. Sorry the flu hit you!! Hope you are all better really soon!! And no, I didn't sew, but I got to go to Road to California on Friday and a bit on Saturday (along with the 8 hour drive home the rest of the day!!) It was a great show! Hopefully you will be able to go to it one day: so worth your time!! Have a great week, and again, I hope you feel well very soon!!! Hugs, H

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  7. Shame about the flu but a lovely quilt top, will be stunning once you get to the quilting. All the best with the class.

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Thank you so much for your sweet comments. I just love hearing from you!!
Have a Happy Quilting Day :)

Melissa