Wednesday, September 13, 2017

today started out awful


 today was not a good day. it started out with the
cat puking all over my couch.
not sure which one but thinking Phoebe

I cleaned that up, went in and sewed up the 
white on the purple and pink quilt and then
went to take my shower to go to work

I hear water
nobody is running water

yay the water heater is spewing 
water all over the place

so I call in to work and then the plumber
at 9 am still no call from plumber
so I call back
they send someone to shut off the water heater
and then will come back to fix it
I told them to get a quote on a new one
from the office
so they did and came back and put it in

so by 3 pm I had hot water
while I was waiting I sewed
and as I told Jackie I was so upset 
I cleaned my sock drawer.
she cracked up.
I said no when I am mad I can
knit like crazy or get lots done
see the panel above?
it had these brown triangle edges that I cut off





so I took them and sewed them to some
2 1/2 inch squares I had sewn into a strip and 
trimmed it to fit
voila`  one cat mat 


see? this was the trimming from the panel


this was blue backing I used to use it up


and I found binding that was leftover and worked

see how cute?

one little project done


then I had more time so I went through my
UFO bins just to revisit 
and I found my 8 inch slab blocks
they were sewn into rows
so I sewed the rows into a top
so many fun fabrics in this


from chickens and eggs


to salt and pepper shakers


to patriotic stars



to leftover tears from my heart
to Colette


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Dunkin spent some time checking it out
and taking the softness test
to make sure it is comfy


I also sewed the binding on this table topper
so into the washer it goes

I guess when I am mad and have a  bad day
I can get a lot accomplished.
white borders on pink purple blocks
cleaned up sock drawer
cleaned out cat litter boxes
sewed blocks for slab quilt
made cat mat
finished table topper

and got a new water heater.

YIKES!



4 comments:

  1. I know not what you wanted but your post made me laugh. Lucy gets mad at me and pukes (I kid you not) on demand. Glad in your frustration you got a lot done.

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  2. make some for the couch that has water proof backing for the next time

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  3. We are waiting to get an estimate for replacing our hot water heater so maybe I can be as productive as you.

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    1. oh no I didnt mean to get yours sick too! we have a 30 gal elect and it was 1200 OUCH

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