"...for we put the thought of all that we love into all that we make" ~ J.R.R. Tolkien

Saturday, March 5, 2011

2011 So Far…

I finished 2 projects! I am SO excited and my desire to create has definitely been re-ignited. I am SO happy about this!

First up: the project that got me back in the saddle!

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This is the mini quilt I made for QuiltyBee (Kolleen) for the Flickr S.T.U.D. swap! I was longing for spring when I decided on this, so I went with springy greens. The fabrics are from the “Wildwood” collection from Erin McMorris.

I started school this past Thursday. It’s an adult education class that will update my medical billing and coding skills. They also provide support on how to interview, how to write a resume and in actually finding a job. I So far I am really enjoying it! I like the instructor very much and all the people in the class (there are 8 of us total, all women) seem to be very nice.

It became apparent that the backpack I was planning to use was going to be WAY too big for the books and supplies I would need, so I decided to make a school bag for myself.

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I just love it and it’s definitely a better size for my few books. It’s made with Joel Dewberry’s Modern Meadow and Essex linen in Putty.

I think 2011 is off to a pretty good start!

7 comments:

  1. these projects are great. i love that bag. that modern meadow fabric is stunning.

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  2. Love your school bag and quilt...

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  3. Nice little quilt, and darling bag! Good for you for going back to school! Enjoy it!

    MGM

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  4. Great finishes for 2011 already!!

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    Today is March 8, women wish the whole world happy holidays, always beautiful!
    besides,thanks for your sharing!

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  6. Love the mini quilt! So cute. The colours look so fresh together

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