WiP - Focus (or Not)

I had trouble focusing on anything this week. I blame my husband - first his deployment was extended, then it wasn't, then the return date changed, then...you get the picture. I had trouble deciding what I should work on - something that can be quilted if he comes home? But then if he doesn't...? So it looks like I bounced all over the place in the sewing room this week...because I did.

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I made a wall hanging for my mother's neighbor. She gifted me with a lot of her fabric and projects, which I don't really understand because she's a much better quilter than me! This was from a kit, Angel Song by Northcott.

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I chopped up a bunch of fabric I bought while on vacation, only to discover that (4.5+2.5+2.5)*2=19, and 19"≠half yard. No huge deal - I just need to find another daisy print to get the last few 2.5" strips. Preferable something lighter because I forgot to think about what three dark prints look like together. {See: middle right.} Oops.

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I did secret sewing! Yes! Finally! I have a secret, nanananabooboo! Okay, it's just a tutorial, but whatever. I did some secret shopping, too. I'm doing three {eep!} Instagram mini-swaps - one regular, one Doctor Who, one Disney. I've got a solid plan for the regular, and vague plans for the DW and Disney.

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I made my churn dashes. These are hardly scraps - I bought them last year to beef up my oranges for the rainbow chevron quilt. But they're pretty and the quarter yards are slowly shrinking into true scraps. {CC is still mad at me for taking her to the vet for a booster shot.}

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And since I've been all over the place, I've added a bunch of leader/enders California Girl Hourglasses.

I also worked on a lot of house stuff - all the things I swear I'm going to do while he's deployed but never get around to. Like folding laundry.

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And happy Chuseok! It's the Korean harvest festival, or Korean Thanksgiving. The Dude is suddenly realizing the benefit of an international brother: "Wait, so we get two Thanksgivings? And two New Year's? What else?" I explained Children's Day and blew his mind.

And I didn't forget about the giveaway! I promise to have it together as soon as my package arrives. {What, other people plan these sort of things before making the big blog switch? Nonsense!} It looks like Bloglovin' made the switch easily. I still can't figure out Feedly. It's my preferred reader, but man, it is not user friendly sometimes. So if you're a Feedly user, sorry. I think you have to refollow.

Linked: BOMs Away Monday @ What A Hoot Design Wall Monday @ Patchwork Times Color Mondays @ Porch Swing Quilts Linky Tuesday @ Freemotion by the River WiP Wednesday @ Freshly Pieced Rainbow Scrap Challenge @ SoScrappy Slow Sunday Stitching @ Kathy’s Quilts Fabric Frenzy Friday @ Fort Worth Fabric