Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Dr. says, it's good news

...it's a virus
and the bad news...it just has to run it's course. 
He mentioned 10 days and 
it is day 10 today and I am just starting to feel better 
and really hope my energy level picks up soon.
I have things I want to do and things I have to do.

I turned on the sewing machine today for the first time in 10 days
and sewed a wee bit...all of 5 minutes!!
I started working on a pieced border for another 30's quilt.
I have 16 blocks left over from making this quilt.  
The borders on the second quilt will be a little different design from the first.
At the moment it looks pretty good in my 'head'.
I have been working on the embroidery for my ALYoF July goal...
a couple of cat blocks are done!!

Before I caught this virus 
I made a couple of wee coin purses to match a couple of Tammy Bags.
I have a plan for these wee bags...it's in my head too.
Just hope my idea works!!
You will be the first to see the end result.
There you have it...just a few of my WIP's!!

I'm linking up with Lee at Freshly Pieced for WIP Wednesday.





19 comments:

Carla said...

Hope you feel better soon. Your quilt is very pretty and love those Tammys.

Christine M said...

Glad to hear you are starting to feel better, Pauline. I just love that quilt. Lovely Tammy bags too.

Heleen Groot said...

I hope you will start to feel better really soon! I really love the quilt.

Lesley said...

Hope each day you feel better and better! Love your little bags!

Mdm Samm said...

glad to hear you are feeling better my sweet....lovely stitches all around

Jeanie said...

Sorry you've been down, Pauline. I'm recovering too and I'm wondering why we are getting bugs in the middle of July. Oh well. Hope your energy levels increase with each passing day and you are back to sewing for more than 5 minutes. Take care!

Carol said...

I'm sorry you've been feeling yucky...I hope you get better and better soon! Love those bags!

Valerie Reynolds said...

Oh man I caught something like that in March and can only feel compassion for you as it really does knock everything out of you! Get better soon....

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

Wow that is a long time for being ill. But I keep hearing about people getting it and being down for a couple of weeks. Take it easy, get plenty of rest. Cute bags.

toniaconner said...

I'm glad this post found you doing a little better. Maybe tomorrow you can sew 30 min.
don't try and do to much too soon.

Mary Pat Callihan said...

It stinks to get sick in the summer. So glad you are "sewing through it" and making those very sweet purses. I hope someone is spoiling you and waiting on you, because after all you are the queen!

Karen said...

Nothing more frustrating than being unwell in the middle of Summer. I do hope you get well quickly now your 10 days are up.
The coin purses are delightful!! What a great idea to go with the Tammy bags. Smart thinking.
Good luck with all your sewing projects.
And get well!!

Barb said...

Get well soon....it will go quickly (that is to comfort you but no one likes to be sick).

wonderful quilt

Michele said...

Oh I'm so sorry that you've been bitten by the bug. I sure hope it disappears quickly.

sandra said...

Hope you are well soon I know what it is like to feel so rotten and you just want to quilt.
It is harder to be ill in the summer I think. Hugs and blessing

Anna said...

Turning that corner feels like a miracle! Especially when it is done with the turning on of your sewing machine! Absolutely love the coin purse, adorable!

Cheryl's Teapots2Quilting said...

I hope you are all better now. Sorry about being sick. No fun! Cute purses.

dq said...

Sorry to hear that you have been down and out for TEN DAYS - wow! I am certain you have had enough.
Those coin purses are wonderful! Where do you get the accessories for them?

I wanted to thank you for stopping by my blog and taking time to comment on my Windmill Blocks. Thank you.

StitchinByTheLake said...

I'm so sorry you've been sick! I hate feeling so bad that I don't want to sew. :) blessings, marlene

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