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Shoreline, CT, United States
I would love for you to join me (a retired senior)in my zany crafting adventures with quilting (waaaaay too much fabric); scrapbooking (will I ever catch up?); redwork; counted cross stitch; crossword puzzles; reading; and cooking.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

VERY SLOW SUNDAY


My defense against the L O N G E S T feeling day of the year....don't know whether I'm hungry or tired or what....I hate this time change.  At least i get to sleep in longer, i guess.:ooo
Anyhoooooo..............

I have this little corner and one more big block to finish before i can move onto the side triangles...
I am joining in with Kathy and her friends doing some slow stitching by hand...

i also have finally put this one to bed:


Finito...It will be my Christmas table topper this year--finally!! this is from sometime around the 1990's that i began the hand pieced hexagons...

and while I stitch away with two little mint Milano cookies I am savoring this:






New England Harvest Blend
(with 1/2 and 1/2 of course)






in this little beauty:

My Chaleur Van Gogh Irises mug--makes just the right amount...yuuuuum

On this grey and drawn out Sunday afternoon 
                                                        (and is it really only 1:36?? ;000)

I leave you hoping you are slowing down and resting before those Holiday rush, rush, rushing days are upon us....
Hugs,
Julierose, La Blageuse (s l o w stitching -euse)

16 comments:

  1. Both of your projects are just lovely.

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  2. A cup of tea and some stitching on a rainy day...perfect!

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  3. Love your slow stitching projects. Congrats on getting your hexie quilt all finished. I'm not ready for the holidays. They seem to come around faster every year.

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  4. Oh, gosh...I didn't realize you were so far on quilting your Pomegranates. Wonderful. And congrats on finishing up an old UFO. What a nice table topper. I need to keep my dining room table cleared off and make some table toppers.

    And you are right...that mug is beautiful. I'll have some coffee, please.

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  5. Beautiful quilts and the mug is lovely. Thanks for sharing them with us.
    Hugs

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  6. Congrats on the table topper finish!

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  7. I have that coffee cup. Gorgeous quilt finish, and your poms are coming along. Today was a great day to be lazy and sew.

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  8. wow your table topper looks fantastic Julierose,well done on your beautiful finish,love your cup xx

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  9. love your pomegranates in the rain. it is coming along. and the hexie table topper is so fun and pretty. I'll have a cuppa tea and I brought oatmeal raisin cookies for us all. LOL cats got me up at 2 today instead of 3. gonna be a lonnnng winter!

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  10. Having a precious favourite cup makes the tea tste even better, I say!
    And Julierose, there's nothing wrong with a slow day of stitching... good for the soul.
    x

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  11. I am not disrupted by the time change. But I agree with slow stitching. started on another this weekend.

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  12. What a gorgeous mug!
    And I love those soft pomegranites. A lovely project for a slow rainy Sunday!

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  13. beautiful finish! that tea sounds good on this cloudy cool day

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  14. Your hexie table topper looks very much at home on your table!
    So, not far to go now with the hand quilting on Pomegranates, what a good feeling as you put that last stitch in!

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  15. I really notice the difference in the afternoons too....luckily I don't feel tired just so wierd to feel like it's 5:00 and it's only 3. LOL!! I like all your projects...

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  16. That's a good idea to slow down and be thoughtful.
    Your hexagons and hand quilting are beautiful.

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