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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.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

PRESTO--CHANGE-O

 
I am working on using up all my mini charms;

Here are 7 long rows of 9-patches
with all the blues with
whites and creams;

AND
15 Gray 4-patches

AND
24 pink and green combo
4-patches

AND
Various two-sies

Here is my work table set up with
colors in various stages 
⇊⇊⇊
These will all be put in my 
"New Parts Dept."  
for use as needed...

I had collected SO MANY 
mini charms that have been just
sitting in a drawer...

SO--

While trying to get my Mojo back,
I decided to just do some 
mindless square
sewing..

From mini charms into 
useable
parts.
[Presto-Change-o];)))

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FYI:
This has been a rather
difficult time for us
here as I had
to take Tom to the ER late Easter
 Sunday evening;
and then he was taken
by ambulance onto the 
Hospital for a few
days...

He is home now and
feeling a lot better.
(as am I--this house
is way too quiet with
him gone!!).

So,
 this little bout of 
mini charms sewing
has helped to sustain 
me very well.

Stay well, and stay safe
😷😷😷😷

Hugs, 
Julierose, La blageuse
(mini-charm-sewing-euse)












21 comments:

  1. Sorry to hear about your husband Tom. Glad he's back home with you. I don't like being alone at night, I don't know how some people do it. The mini-charms was a good project to keep you busy and didn't require a whole lot of serious decision making. I'm sitting here trying to make myself go downstairs and get some quilting done at the frames. I'm not feeling very motivated today.

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  2. Oh dear, so sorry to read about your hubby's trip to hospital in an ambulance, such a scary time for you both. Do hope he is now much recovered and getting better every day. Take care.

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  3. So scary to have to take your love to the ER. I'm soooo happy he is back home with you! Your mini charms are so lovely!

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  4. Very sorry to hear about Tom's hospital stay, but happy to hear that he is back home again. Some easy piecing is great therapy when you are worrying about things.

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  5. I'm glad he is home again - take care BOTH of you!

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  6. Glad Tom is home. Sewing like that is good to zone into another place.no heavy thinking just pedal to the metal.
    Jacky and i one year made table toppers using 9 of tbose 4patches and sashing.they were adorable and easy.we made fall and Christmas ones.

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  7. That is the perfect kind of sewing for a stressful time. I hope Tom is doing OK now.

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  8. I hope everything is okay with your husband. Sewing is good therapy when stressing over something. I'm glad to hear he's home which I'm sure also makes you feel better.

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  9. I'm so sorry to hear about your husband needing to go to the hospital. I hope it was a short-term, one-time problem.
    I always think how helpful it would be to have some simple sewing to do during times of stress. I'm never prepared but I'm glad you were.

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  10. So glad Tom is home and got a good nights sleep. Your mini charms are looking great.

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  11. Sickness is tough. I agree with Wanda...perfect sewing for a stressful time. Making parts for the part department..Be well...you and yours xo

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  12. Sending hugs and warm thoughts for you and Thom. Glad he is doing better, and I hope you’re both getting back into the normal swing of things! xo

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  13. Julierose, I'm so sorry to hear about Tom, and glad to know he's better. Your mini-charm sewing looks like the perfect therapy! That's turning out just great.

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  14. Oh dear, Julierose. I hope you husband is much better and stays well!
    Love the blocks you are making with the mini charms. If I EVER put down the cross stitch and get back to the machine then I would need to work through some of my precuts like this.

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  15. Sorry to hear about your husband and this stressfull time, Julierose. Hope he is fine. The blues, white and creams nine patch looks beautiful and you found a great way for airing your mind. Stay safe. hugs

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  16. Oh I hope,your husband is recovering, how scary that must have been!
    I love the mini charm packs. Sewn together they look like fun! And they look perfect, nice job and hope it helps the mojo!

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  17. Sorry about your husband and all the swirl of stress you are dealing with! I think it's such a good idea to do some simple sewing like this. I like your setup and your concept of a "parts department";).

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  18. I'm sorry about Tom; I hope he is on the mend now. Simple sewing is a good way to go about things at difficult times, I think.

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  19. Sorry to hear that your husband has not been well. Such a worry, especially right now. You have a great collection of parts now. I have a bin Full of 2.5” squares that I am using as leaders and Enders to make baby quilts. I’ve made 4 quilts so far but the bin is still full. Take care!

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  20. Happy to read you have you your mojo back again but sorry to hear about your husband, thank goodness he's back home with you.

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  21. I am so sorry for your scare! I am glad he is feeling better and hope he continues to.

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