I'm truly baffled by how quickly time just flies on by. Half of 2016 is already gone! I'd heard that once you turn 21 the years seem to pass 2 at a time. It's absolutely true! Seems like it was just yesterday I turned 21. And it's so funny how now that I'm in my 40s, I finally feel like an adult even though I thought I was grown at 21! With this being said, I like being in my 40s. And I consider myself to be growing better instead of older.
I don't know where all that came from. You'd think I just celebrated a birthday, but I didn't. Not again until December, but thanks for humoring me.
Now on to quilty things!
I finished the Scrappy Litter Blox pattern I was testing. The pattern was featured in the June's Stash Builder Box and will be available soon at Lillyella. I like how it came out and I'm thinking about putting the optional border on it. What do you think?
I made these cute bandanna bibs for a birthday girl who just turned 1yr. I cannot wait to see one on her. The first set I made included a piece of flannel between the 2 layers of cotton. They were super soft but I was afraid they'd be too hot for here in AZ? I ended up making a 2nd set w/3 layers of cotton and those are the ones I gave. The others will soon be listed in my Etsy shop.
My sis has been practicing her guitar daily and she's getting really good. Hearing her progress makes me want to play too. So the other night I pulled Ruby (my bass) out of the corner AND out of the bag! I even popped the "Getting Started" DVD into the computer and attempted to tune her. I got as far as tuning 2 strings. I'm planning to make time to practice and/or take a couple of my buddies up on their offer to teach me. I'm one step closer to being a rock star in the worship band!
I have an addition to my family. A little fox face Pomeranian named Maurice. We call him Moe. =)
July is here! You know what that means?
12 Days of Christmas in July blog hop!
Save the date. My day on the hop will be July 22nd! I hope you hop on by!
It's time for WHOOMP There IT Is! I'd love to see what you've been working on.
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Yesterday while listening to Pandora one of my favorite songs played. These are the lyrics. Enjoy!
A Thread for Life
Called Me Higher - All Sons and Daughters
I could just sit
I could just sit and wait for all Your goodness
Hope to feel Your presence
And I could just stay
I could just stay right where I am and hope to feel You
Hope to feel something again
And I could hold on
I could hold on to who I am and never let You
Change me from the inside
And I could be safe
I could be safe here in Your arms and never leave home
Never let these walls down
But You have called me higher
You have called me deeper
And I'll go where You will lead me Lord
You have called me higher
You have called me deeper
And I'll go where You lead me Lord
Where You lead me
Where You lead me Lord
And I will be Yours, oh
I will be Yours for all my life
So let Your mercy light the path before me
Until next time, Happy Sewing and God Bless!