Monday, December 08, 2008

Crazy Eight Top Done!

This weekend was crazy busy! I don't feel like I got a whole lot done. I started at 5:30 AM on Friday when I made a runaround bag for Janelle, whose last day at work was Fri. She and I have become good friends while working together and I'm going to miss her a ton. I had it whipped together in a half hour and got ready for work. Anyone who knows me, knows this was a miracle since I usually don't get up until the last minute that I need to. I'm not a morning person! Friday night I put a bunch of my Christmas CD's on my Ipod and it took a long time! I'm now set to listen to Christmas music at work all month.
Sat. was strip club, so a busy day! It was lots of fun and always so interesting to see the show and tell that everyone brings. After work I met Jenn and three of her friends and we had supper and went to the movie Four Christmases. It was a really good movie and a great Girls Night Out with new friends. I really enjoyed spending time with other young women.
Sunday I worked and Jen's wall hanging kept picking at me. I've been resisting the 12 Days of Christmas panel, but when I saw it done up I had to get one. It's so super cute. I had big plans to quilt it Sun. night, but Elaine threw a fit! Her tension is completely off, so I took her in to the shop today and hope it's nothing too major. So mom's Barlow quilt and my panel are sitting.
We rearranged the house and put the Christmas Tree in place and then I cleaned my sewing room. I pulled out Marie and started cutting out my Crazy Eights tablerunner. I had all the stratas done, just needed to piece the top. I got the first part sewn and Marie is just a little charm to have around. She sews so beautifully! Tonight I started piecing the top and didn't stop until the top was done.
Here's the finished top on my design wall. It's about 42" across. Once it's quilted I plan to use it on our round dining room table. It's also on my new list of quilts to be quilted. I know that's three... don't be too shocked!
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9 comments:

Doris said...

I recently came accross your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

Alena

www.sunscreenstips.com

Doris said...

I recently came accross your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

Alena

www.sunscreenstips.com

Gina said...

I love the table topper

love and hugs Gina xxx

Suzan said...

Love that quilt! I have the pattern but just have not been moved yet to make it. Maybe after the holidays... :)

BitnByAQuiltingBug said...

That's beautiful. WOW!

Jen said...

Wow...I SOOO need to get that pattern! That is georgeous! I'm sure I could figure it out but hmmm, how big are the strips in the stratas? That's a 45 degree cut I think?

Jenn Boerger said...

Love the table topper - beautiful design. I'm sure it will look great on a round table.

On another note - girl's night was really fun - thanks for joining us. We'll have to schedule another one after Christmas!

Jennifer said...

Oh, girl's night sounds so fun and glad to hear a review on the movie - it looks like a good one! The quilt/table topper is really smashing. Hope the machine comes home soon so you can start quilting tops!

KyQuiltlady said...

Very pretty table topper. I know it would take me long time to do that one. Yes, it does take a while to put music on Ipod. I did the same thing so I could listen in the basement while quilting.