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« Reply #80 on: November 27, 2007 11:15:44 AM »

Thanks Babs.  3 blocks down, 17 to go....

eeeek!!!  best not think of that last number...... Smiley
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« Reply #81 on: November 27, 2007 12:34:28 PM »

Thanks Babs.  3 blocks down, 17 to go....

It is slightly terrifying. 

eeeek!!!  best not think of that last number...... Smiley
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« Reply #82 on: November 27, 2007 06:07:16 PM »

Yeah, I think I would keep the 3 in my head and forget the rest.
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« Reply #83 on: November 28, 2007 05:40:29 AM »

Last night I thought I could get a good hour of sewing done.  So I went downstairs, promptly spilled a glass full of water all over my stacks of tiny squares, cleaned that mess up and set all the squares out to dry, then *broke* the glass and hurt my back (which I strained over Thanksgiving and which was just starting to feel better) cleaning up the broken glass bits.

Then I ran back upstairs as fast as I could before my sewing machine blew up or something!  Clearly, it wasn't in the cards last night.
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« Reply #84 on: November 28, 2007 05:50:55 AM »

Sounds like you were lucky to make it out alive!  Shocked
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« Reply #85 on: November 28, 2007 07:45:47 AM »

oh man, sounds like the crafting imps are circling around, messing with you!  I find black russians and a movie marathon (your choice) help chase them away.  Careful, tho, too many russians and you may feel brave enough to craft---RESIST!  Sleep 'em off and start again.

I am excited to see the next few blocks come out, I did a personal swap with katxena and sent her a whole pile of scraps.  Which reminds me, I have to take pics of the ephemera she sent me . . .
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« Reply #86 on: November 28, 2007 07:54:11 AM »

Square #4 is almost done -- I really wanted to finish it last night, darn it!  Square #5 (which I've already started stitching) will have fabric in it from hardyswanton, OriginalYouth, and a generous Craftster who lives in Arizona who's userID I can't remember to save my life (that disaster last night must be affecting my memory too!) that I've swapped fabric with in the last few weeks.  Squares 1 through 4 already have a lot of fabric from alteredmommy (who gave me some great vintage pink & red fabrics in my April Affair IYP package) and the Craftsters I swapped with in the one "million square quilt swap" I participated in (which was my very first ever Craftster swap!).  I love that there are so many bits and pieces from Craftster peeps in this quilt!  Smiley

Edited to add:  Hardy, while I was sitting on the couch nursing my back and feeling sorry for myself, Mr. Katxena served me a lovely glass of Scotch in my favorite Turkish tea glass.  It did help a lot.  Wink

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« Reply #87 on: November 28, 2007 08:03:04 AM »

Oooh, can't wait to see the new one.  I look forward to spotting squares I contributed.  Glad the morning is going better.

I should go sew too! Cheesy
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« Reply #88 on: November 28, 2007 08:21:23 AM »

Heck, woman, you not only chased away the imps, you squashed em!  Scotch'll knock just about anything out.
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« Reply #89 on: December 08, 2007 07:39:17 AM »

love your postage stamp blocks.  they look wonderful. I can't wait to see more.  I went the your flicker site and looked at the pics of them.  Great work.
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