Thankful Thursday

I’m linking up today’s post with Yvonne at Quilting Jetgirl – I have so much to be thankful for and appreciate the opportunity to share with you.

1. First on my list – good friends. Earlier in the week I met up with a couple of ladies who I worked with for several years and haven’t seen since 2004. Β In fact, these two ladies are the ones who taught me to quilt. It was so nice to visit with them and catch up on all that’s happened since we last spoke. We have already scheduled another coffee date and I’m looking forward to seeing them again.

2. Sewing time – I told you on Monday I would have several days this week to just sew and I have taken advantage of that time. Even though I usually sew every day, this week is different because I am sewing strictly for myself with no deadlines for now. I have lots of projects I want to do, but I only have one WIP so I’m feeling pretty good. I have completed four “pages” for my FMQ catalog and I have a quilt finish to share with you tomorrow (yay!). Here’s a sneak peek:

Chainlink Pattern Quilt Finish

3. Scrap happy! – Last weekend I spent some time sorting my scraps and they are now in a system that will make it so much easier for me to use. Having these scraps organized makes me feel like a huge weight has been lifted from my shoulders. Maybe soon I will work on a scrap quilt!

Scrap fabric storage

That is my list for this week. I hope you take a few minutes to find your thankful this week. πŸ™‚


About Beth

I'm a wife, mother of two, and lover of all things crafty. I love to cook up new things in the kitchen and in my craft room, and sometimes get "licking the spoon" mixed up with "licking the fabric"!!
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4 Responses to Thankful Thursday

  1. Susan says:

    How wonderful to meet with old friends who taught you to quilt! I know that was a noisy meeting! =) I’ll be looking for that quilt post next.

  2. Jasmine says:

    I love sewing without deadlines. Enjoy it!

  3. That is wonderful that you got to connect with friends and sew just for yourself! Your fabric looks great organized.

  4. How wonderful to reconnect with friends; and another coffee date is set? That sounds lovely! I love the sneak peak and I’ll definitely be back tomorrow to set the full reveal! Thank you so much for linking up today. πŸ™‚

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