Monday, January 28, 2013

Happy Birthday to Me

As I mentioned earlier, Eric agreed to give me the whole day on Saturday to sew while he took care of the kids.  A slight wrench was thrown into our plans when half the family came down with the flew over the weekend.  Anson was sick on Thursday.  I was sick Friday.  Becca was sick Friday night and Saturday and Seth was sick last night, so it's making it's way through the family.  I still got most of the day to sew, though, and I made some good progress on a new quilt.

I collected quite a few fabrics from the Children at Play Rocket Boys line by Sarah Jane for Christmas.  I'd had my eye on them for a while, and then realized that fabric shops were beginning to sell out of the line, so if I wanted it, I better get it soon.  I just love the rocket boys and the physics equations since I'm married to a brainy chemistry/physics teacher.

It was nice to get some crafty time in without having to stop every few minutes to keep kids entertained or change a diaper.

I managed to get all the hexagons cut out.  Two whole rows sewed together, and then the rest of the pieces sewn into single rows so I could clean it up without getting them out of order.  A nice bi-product of it is that I also get to figure out something fun to do with those equilateral triangles that are left over.

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  1. sounds like a great sewing day, despite the flu :) great hexies!

  2. I'm doing hexagons at the moment but by English paper piecing. Great relaxing hobby and portable for soft play areas and karate class!


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