Thursday, 24 May 2012

Not a lot of movements

Last week we were invited to a friend's party, she was turning 40: well worth a celebration!
So the night before I thought it would be a great idea to make her a quilt.  And I started cutting my fq bundle of Jenean Morrisson's California Dreamin' which I (needless to say) love. I think I bought it here, but that was a few months ago.

Sorry about the flash, but the light was bad, it was in the evening, and the work HAD to be done.
Sadly to say the next morning I woke up with a migraine ...
So no party, and certainly no quilt yet.

It might have been a stupid odd idea to whip up this quilt in one day ...
I can't help it, I'm optimistic.
That's what I like to call it anyway.

My inspiration for this was a quilt by Amanda Jean; you can see a picture of her quilt in the left hand corner of my photo and you can find the tutorial for it here.

After the migraine is gone, it always takes a few of days to get my energy back; so now I will have to lay in the sun! (it was 34 degrees in the shade here yesterday which was too hot)
With the iPad reading blogs!
I've such a hard life ...

7 comments:

  1. 34 degrees? OMG I‘m glad I live close to the coast and sea! We only had 22.

    Whipping up a quilt in one day... looks like the recipe for a migraine. Enjoy the weather and the needed relaxing to recover!

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  2. Great fabric Betty. Hope you feel better soon so you will have an opportunity tp progress on the quilt.

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  3. Migraines = misserable hard life

    Lying in the sun reading blogs, not so much.

    Hope you are feeling much better.

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  4. I'm so sorry to read about your migraine, I hope you are feeling a lot better. I used to get them so I know how you feel.

    You were extraordinarily brave picking a quilt with curved piecing to do in one day!

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  5. So sorry to hear about the migraine, they are just horrible. Put those feet up and relax, the quilt can wait, your health cannot!

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  6. Very pretty, but sorry about the migraine. It's horribly hot and sticky here too

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