My Summer Stash Challenge project is coming along nicely. I have all the rows together and I plan to piece the rows tonight. I am even thinking ahead for another project to make from my stash. There is the 2 1/2 strip Challenge and I have a project all cut and ready to sew for that one. I also finished block one of the Designer Block of the Month Series. Love it, love it....and finished the top for a shop sample. We are selling kits for this at the shop as well as at the Long Beach Quilt Show. Speaking of which.....I CAN'T WAIT! Two of my buddies and myself are planning on attending Friday. I think we are leaving at 3 a..m.(not really!!) but we are so excited to be going ..I know we won't hardly sleep the night before. The 25th is not really that far away.
I was reading over on Freda's Hive about the No Spend July Challenge. With the cost of everything I think we are all thinking on ways to save. The challenge which was started over at Brain Fog Blog is to reduce spending in July, and try to only spend $$$ on things you reallllllllly need (I guess that would mean no fabric). So in the spirit of "trying", I am trying to at least think a little more about what I spend $$$ on. I know that I will be spending at the Long Beach Quilt Show, so I will give it a go until then. I was out today gabbing and lunching and I am happy to say resisted buying any extras, even though I was mighty tempted!!!
Our Baby is getting very close to showing himself!! About 6 weeks to be exact. Mommie to be is looking so wonderful. She is going to be such a great mom. I have a few more grandma sewing projects I need to get busy on, but I think I will always have grandma projects!!
Tomorrow we have planned a relaxing day. Mr. will be golfing early, Mrs. will be sewing ALOT. Since Bailey is visiting for the weekend I moved all my sewing stuff to the dinning room so she can supervise!! We are planning on making Sharon's famous barbecued pizzas, so wish us luck!! UPDATE #2 - Miss Sharon is having a giveaway....hop on over and sign up...really cute bags, WOO and a HOO!!! Hope that your holiday is safe and a wonderful one. See you later alligators :-)!!
UPDATE#1 - I was just about to publish my post when the home phone rang, the cell phone rang and then a knock on the door. John was calling from work about 5 minutes away, and he wanted to know if I knew what was going on down the road from our house and he told me to go look out front....(the knock was a neighbor at the door) always scary to see this sight and we deal with it about this time every year. Luckily as I write this it is pretty much under control, but our thoughts go out to all those in Northern California that unfortunately are dealing with many, many fires.