However, this was not my first rodeo with Clue #2! .....
When I went to bed last night, I was so happy because I had finished up half of the units I needed and was excited about finishing them up today. So you can imagine my dismay when saw friend Kevin's Instagram (@photokevin74) post first thing this morning showing his beautiful little finished units - which had the colors reversed (I thought!). I even commented that he was really switching things up this year. Then I got to thinking - would he really switch it up that much? Was it possible..... Headed off to check Bonnie's posted clue again, and sure enough!
I had reversed my fabrics!!!
Bonnie saw my "Oh Crap!!!" comment on Kevin's post and reassured me, saying maybe I could use them on the back or for a second border. She's such a sweetheart - don't you just love her???
Today's units went a little more quickly since I had already answered all the questions - how many strips to cut, what method to use, etc. I didn't get an order into Bonnie for her amazing new ruler early enough, so I decided to use my Marti Michell Set C tri recs templates since they cut dog ears and everything, leaving virtually no guesswork at all - the large triangle is shown here from yesterday, cutting my incorrect units ....
There are few things that make me happier than some time spent mindlessly chain piecing and either watching a show or listening to a good book! Right now I am listening to the 3rd in the Gamache series by Louise Penny. If you love mysteries you have to check her out by the way - but it is important that you listen from the beginning!
See my little Leader/Ender there? (One of the things I love about using L/Es is that I can always find the beginning of my chain hehehe :*) I had some leftover pieces from another project this past summer and just couldn't toss them!
That pink is one of my favorite fabrics - and these little leftovers were all I had left of it. So I cut the largest pieces I could to make some tiny 4-patches.
Heaven knows what I'll do with them, but I have no doubt the perfect use will hit me out of the blue one day, and I'll be glad I saved them :*)
And what did my little Snoopervisor do while I toiled away today? Well, most of the morning, he did this....
Poor little fellow has not felt well since we came home from our Thanksgiving travels - we think he's reacting to the flea meds we had to give him. He had us pretty concerned there for a few days, but he's beginning to perk up and eat again without throwing up - a good thing, right?
Last night, he was on duty and not missing a thing sitting in his current favorite spot for Snoopervision .....
While I was stitching this morning, My Guy put up the Christmas tree and got down all the ornaments & decorations, so I will be doing my Mrs. Claus thing the rest of the afternoon. Then tonight, he and I will waste 3 hours watching the Carolina Panthers do their thing (whatever that is - it's certainly not football) LOL!!! And I'll be finishing up the stitching on this Folk Art Album block....
I still need to finish the white and then the yellow on the daisies ...
.... and then the special little touch will be stitching this adorable little bee!!!
I completed the stitching on this block last week....
That leaves me with two blocks left in this project, and I'll be ready to make the sawtooth sashing and assemble the center. Woohoo!!!!!
I still have the last one to prep for applique, but this one is already fused down and ready for stitching next. It may be my favorite of these blocks :*)
Linking up with Bonnie's En Provence linky Monday and Kathy's Slow Sunday Stitching.
Hugs & Blessings!