A Little Stitching on Father’s Day

I only managed a little stitching this week.  A nasty cold has been going around my office and Thursday was my turn to get it.  It really knocked me for a loop, so I’ve been taking it easy much of the weekend.  The weather hasn’t been great, so I didn’t mind all that much.  It’s been a while since I sat in the recliner and watched movies all day.  Yesterday some favorites, Ghostbusters and Overboard, were on TV and since I’ve seen them both many times, it didn’t matter when I drifted off to sleep for a bit! Before I caught the cold, I decided to get back to making hexagon rosettes for my Route 66 quilt.  I’ve only made three full rosettes so far and need to get sewing if I want to finish it any time soon.  I’m hand piecing them and as much as I love EPP, hand piecing is a nice break once in a while.  I still have to decide what fabric will be on the next ring of hexagons, but this was a good start for what turned out to be a hectic week.

Purple Hexie Flower

Purple Hexie Flower

I also hosted a Father’s Day brunch for family at my house this morning.  We had a really nice visit and the bonus was that I had a few hours after they left to stitch together two more EPP stars.  (They had been already glue basted so it went pretty quickly.)

Rust & Yellow Stars

Rust & Yellow Stars

It has been either raining or threatening to rain most of the day, but a few hours ago the sun broke through for a while and my husband and I saw a rainbow, which always makes us happy.



Hopefully I’ll get a little more sewing done tonight while watching TV.  I’m linking up with Slow Sunday Stitching and the Monday morning star count over at Life Under Quilts.

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3 Responses to A Little Stitching on Father’s Day

  1. Kathy says:

    I just love the purple on your little hexie flower … I’m not normally a fan of purple, but I do love that purple fabric. And of course I love your two-tone stars. I hope you’re over that cold (or at least the worst of it) now.


  2. Beautiful purple flower! And a rainbow… lucky you!
    Thanks for linking up!


  3. Pamela says:

    That purple fabric looks like a real flower petal! Beautiful.


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