Sunday, March 24, 2013

A Little Less Challenging Now, Wouldn't You Say?

Most of today was spent in the studio playing with the 'Challenge' quilt. This is what's on the design board right now, and I'm feeling pretty good about it. In fact, I'm feeling downright righteous about this piece.

I hope to finish this puppy up tomorrow and move on to scalloping Vintage Rouge borders (unbelievably, the scallop template arrived in the mail on Thursday--hats off to the US Postal Service).

I took a well-deserved break tonight. Once the hubs came back from an afternoon golfing, I was reassured that he could fend for himself with leftovers in the fridge, while keeping a watchful eye on the 3 dogs currently in residence (Ricky's spending Spring Break with the grandparents) and I took off with my neighbor (also a quilter) on a Powerball ticket run (girl's gotta find some way to pay for a long-arm), which turned out be an exercise in futility (I did not win). Afterwards, we decided to grab dinner and a couple of Brewskis since we were out. That was fun distraction from the work at hand.

We picked up a couple of chocolate eclairs at the grocery store bakery on our way home, and retired to her house to gorge ourselves on the eclairs and wash them down with a bottle of Cupcake Red Velvet wine. Oh, and we talked quilting smack all night. All in all, a lovely girls' night out, and an opportunity for some down time.

Tomorrow I need to kick it back into gear...quilting, cleaning, cooking, 'taxing'. No rest for the wicked, for sure.

Hope you're able to enjoy a relaxing Palm Sunday and take some time to do what refreshes and rejuvenates you.


  1. Your "challenge" looks great and your night out sounds wonderful.

  2. I'm thinking that you should put your hat in the ring next year on the ultimate guild challenge. !! This is awesome!!


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