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Friday, May 24, 2019

600th POST!!

I can hardly believe that this is my 600th post! I never imagined that when I started this little blog back in 2011. Boy, has blogging changed since then. Not for me, really. I still do what I do. I even go back and read some of my early posts to see what I was doing back then. It's like opening a time capsule. So, here's what's up here lately:
Last Friday was our anniversary, and so I made us a pan of brownies to celebrate. My husband isn't much into desserts, but he does love a good brownie and these are really good and fudgey.

 I had finished a blanket for the middle daughter, so now I am starting one for the oldest daughter. These are the first two rows, after frogging 15 rows that I hated the color order of.
 Now I think I am on the right track with this one. At least I hope so. It's coming along.
And these are all the yarn colors that will be in this very colorful ripple blanket. Pattern is by Lucy at Attic 24.
I whipped up these cutie shorts for Miss N, from leftover fabric. I made her a Geranium dress a couple of years ago, and she has outgrown it, but misses the "puppy" dress. This is the last of this fabric, which is a knit.
 And since I was able to use up a big chunk of my stash making bags and pouches for the craft fair, I decided to reinvest some of the profits in more fabric.
 These came from Fat Quarter Shop. I only bought things that were on sale. I wanted to get the best bang for my buck.
 I also chose things that I thought would be good for future bags and pouches, since I am planning to do another craft fair, or hopefully two, in the fall.
 These came from Hawthorne Threads. I love this Anna Maria Horner print. I think it will make a stunning bag.
 I have already cut out a ton of bags and pouches and began sewing them together this week.
My goal is to get them all finished up by the first of September so I have time to play as well. And I have a couple of quilts to make for some family members that are due by Christmas time as well. No idle hands here!

So if you are a frequent visitor here, I thank you. I hope you come back often. Now, on towards post number 700, the next big milestone. Have a great weekend.

4 comments:

  1. Congratulations on 600, interesting seeing all the projects. Happy Anniversary, those brownies look good!

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  2. Congratulations! I always love to see what you are working on!

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  3. Congratulations on your 600th post. Great achievement.
    Lovely work on the blanket. The yarn colours are delightful.
    You have chosen some very nice fabrics. Good luck with all your plans.

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