I stayed up with my daughter and youngest son Eliah.The 2 farmers for the day, Mike and Matthias had already strolled off to bed and slept in the new year. Celia was on Facebook scoping out her friends when all of a sudden she started screaming saying NO WAY and saying I just want to run around!! Well, the wonderful surprise was my brother Daniel, who has had a special lady, Lainey in his life for a good 2 years, popped the question at midnight and there was a post 2 minutes after midnight announding: 2013...She said YES!! We were all soo excited we called all the rest of the family to have them scan the post!! I am so happy for them. You can tell they just love and adore each other so much and they are both committed to each other and their walk with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I can't wait to watch this all happen!
I have not had alot of time for sewing/quilting the last few weeks with the Christmas season, but by golly, I pulled out the machine and grabbed the fabric for some bees I am in. Some of my bees ended with the end of the year, and I signed up for a few new ones ; Simply Solid Bee which I am really excited about and a bee based on a book "Sunday Morning Quilts". It is a book based on using up scraps from the dreaded scrap bin. I have 1 BIG bin full, others have shared they have as many as 7 bins full!! I am hoping to post buttons to these bees, but I haven't figured out how to do that yet!
These flying geese are for Shawn from the Sew Blues Bee. There are 6 rows of 4, but I need to fix these I think as she wanted 4 rows of 6 geese a piece. Oh well, I am known for transposing numbers!
This is for Anita also from the Sew Blues Bee for January. She is making a qult for her daugher she calls a "not so girly girl". She doesn't like all those pinks and such. This piece was foundation paper pieced and I just love this technique. I also like her block, I may have to try this for another purpose.
I hope this year is full of good things, a renewal, a new start for a year full of blessings!