Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Success is Good!

Today's post is a quick one to report on progress of the Phoenix bird.  I am thread painting it onto the quilted background, and it is a raging success.  I am so pleased.  It is tedious as I have to change thread color fairly often and must be careful to cover edges without stitching too far away.  I find that after two hours I tend to get careless so I usually stop.  If I don't quit I end up reverse sewing. Since the bird already has batting under it, he sits on top of the background, which also has batting, instead of blending into it.  I like that bit of realism even though his story is a myth.

 I am also fighting an insidious virus with the only symptom being lethargy and fatigue - grrrrrrr!  I think we don't appreciate the joys of high energy until we are laid out by a lowly microbe.  So not much sewing this week...or writing!

Sew a happy seam this week.

Lake Overlook


  1. Hope you start to feel better soon x

  2. Beautiful view and I hope you feel better soon!

  3. I'm glad the pheonix is working and can't wait to see it. Hope you feel better soon!