Encouraging Words of the Day:
For the Lord God is our sun and our shield. He gives us grace and glory. ~ Psalm 84:11a, NLT
I've got 3 finished UFOs to show in Carrie's "Nothing but UFOs in 2013" group.
First of all, the ugly maroon quilt is finished. My sister assures me that it's pretty. I think I just got tired of the "sameness" of the colors. Here it is in all it's glory:
Then I'll have a little wall hanging for Christmas. This has been two years in the making and ended up with an acceptable (to me) flaw. It signifies the 12 Days of Christmas with the first block being composed of 1 piece, the 2nd block is made up of 2 pieces, the 3rd of 3 pieces and so forth. Somehow, in my "hurry up and get it done" manner, I managed to sew the last row which should be blocks 10, 11, and 12 backwards. They will forevermore in this wall hanging be blocks 12, 11, and 10. Well, block #11 ended up in the right place.... Here is is:
And my third UFO was the Flower Ball. My friends in the "Get Your Hex On" Quilting Bee helped me finish it by making the various flowers. Then I finished putting it together and quilted it by stippling.
That is all.