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Saturday, January 01, 2011

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Happy New Year

"They" say that whatever you do on January 1, that is what you will do all year. This is going to be a very fun year!!! I got up early, sewed for a couple hours until Ernie and Taylor got up. We stayed up last night---way too late for me! But she wanted to see in the new year and it was fun.

It was just a lazy kind of day for the most part. We fixed an early dinner and after dishes, settled in to watch a movie...until Little Mr Louie came in and demanded to have a bath-stinky little dog! During doggie bath time, Taylor was reading a quilt book and found a little wall hanging she wanted to make. I gave her a bag of scraps and told her to pick out her fabrics.

While we were deciding which paper pieced flowers to sew, I had a brainstorm! (Yeah, we are hoping to have lots of those this year!!) I remembered a wall hanging I saw on the Accuquilt site, showed her and off we went--fusing and cutting, planning and plotting. We had to lay some things around so she could see what it would look like. I can't wait to see how she decides to finish it tomorrow.

But now it's bedtime........hopefully she will be up before noon tomorrow.

6 comments:

Charlene S said...

Granddaughters can be so much fun! Well if what you do on New Years Day predicts the rest of the year. I will be in my sewing room quite a bit and the house will be filled with people. Keep 2011 Stress Free!

scraphappy said...

What a happy block. Looks like it will be happy year.

Diane said...

sounds like a perfect start to the year!

Suzanne said...

Lovely way to start the year...keep it up!

Cathy said...

What a fun way to start the new year! I spent mine sewing for part of the day, and at work, for 3-11 for the rest.

Julia said...

It sounds like a great start to a new year. love the block. Makes me yearn for Spring!