Sunday, May 7, 2017

Slow Stitching....or, "When will this block be done!?"

Today I will need to find time to do some applique-prep. On days like this, with a lack of applique ready to go, I turn to my Life is Beautiful.

This block has been in the hoop since before Christmas....just dragging along, so much so that I really don't like it!



 Even my stitching is not working out so good. I think I've  just got to get it done and carry on with one I can enjoy.

The funny thing this morning is reading that Kathy at Kathy's Quilts is working on the same block and finding it taking a long time to finish, also.

I am linking up with Kathy for Slow Sunday Stitching to see what others are poking at today.


I also wanted to share a couple of pictures of little Mina showing off her Shopkins/Batman skirt....she loved it!



....and being photo-bombed by big brother...


.....and trying out the Batman on the reverse....


I'm so glad she liked it!!

12 comments:

  1. As I told Kathy, I love the sentiment on that block. Yours looks very pretty. I really like the reversible skirt idea. I used to make skirts and skorts for my daughter, but I never thought to make them reversible.

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  2. Mina is adorable. Don't worry, the stitching will get done sometime. Enjoy it.

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  3. It is hard to finish a project that you don't have enthusiasm for. I don't seem to be able to even start a hand project this year!

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  4. I often find it bittersweet to work the last block on a large project, you piece looks wonderful and the skirt is just adorable as it the model Mina. Happy Stitching

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  5. I like the smart idea of a reversible skirt. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Great job on that skirt!
    So funny that we are both stitching the same block and finding it not that much fun!
    Let's go and get 'er done!

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  7. I need to make a skirt like that! I know 2 granddaughters that would love it! Mina is the perfect model! I have so enjoyed watching your embroidery blocks!

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  8. I like your embroidery project - your stitching looks fine! Cute little girl.

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