QUILT INFO

This is the first block from the pattern "The Milkmaid's Album" which was designed by Betty Alderman. Out of print pattern.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

CATCH UP TIME

I am finally posting a picture of the "A Little Porch Time" section that should have been finished the end of October.  A lot of stitching to make this section.  It is over 60 inches long.  This month's section requires a lot of applique stitches to make it also and I have not started it yet.
I completed the last five applique blocks for "Mrs. Lincoln's Sampler Quilt".  I have not made any of the pieced blocks.

I am still having a problem with my knee.  It was getting better and I was able to get around without the walker.  Still with a limp but without the walker made accessing things in the sewing room easier.  Then two nights ago, I rolled over in bed and the pain set in again.  It feels like muscles tightening.  So back to the walker again.  I spent time laying on the bed yesterday.  Today I am able to put some weight on the leg but am still being very cautious.  Not fun.  I plan on sitting and doing some stitching today but no housework type stuff.

We are having cooler weather.  We have company coming Thanksgiving Day and stay for several days.  I hope the weather improves for them as they love warm weather.

Have a good day!
Karen

36 comments:

  1. Karen, so sorry that your knee is still bothering you!! Rest and enjoy the stitching time!!! Your applique blocks are beautiful!!! I'm anxious to see the whole quilt!! And of course your Porch Time is awesome!!

    Blessings

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  2. Oh Karen, really hoping you will feel better with your knee very soon. It's been a while... If you ever run out of projects need to stitch, I will send mines right over to keep you busy as I haven't been able to stitch anything these days. Your blocks look gorgeous :D

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  3. That is one tall panel on the Porch Time quilt!
    Those applique blocks are beautiful! Nice work! Good to have something to occupy your hands when you are restricted in activity.
    That darn knee! Hope you are up to having company for Thanksgiving. That could be tough to be the hostess without the ability to get around.

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  4. wow, you have been busy!

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  5. Yea, I brought clothes for warm, sunny Florida weather! I'm in West Palm Beach for my last show of the year but it's chilly. Maybe I'll sell more wool because of it! Hope your knee cooperates soon.

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  6. Oh, sorry about your knee pain. I have nerve pain in my feet and sometimes use a cane to get around. I do hope you get to feeling better soon.
    You have done a lot of stitching (to me). Stay positive by thinking how much you have finished.

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  7. Beautiful pieces, I really want to do some appliqué, but working on my swap for now.

    Debbie

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  8. You take care of yourself...and let your company wait on YOU!! All the best..!!
    P
    PS Loving your projects!!

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  9. Oh boy, that knee.... I sure hope you find relief and mend quickly. Don't do too much.

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  10. Mrs. Lincoln would love your blocks Karen. Take good care of that knee. I hope you are 'walkerless' soon.

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  11. Wow that is one tall section ! Great job , love your applique
    Sorry to hear about your knee Karen. Take care

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  12. so beautiful...they all so lovely xxx

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  13. Oh Karen--here's hoping your knee gets better soon!! As my son used to say, "you have a boo-boo knee"....take it really easy--have you tried one of those big bed pillows so you won't roll over on it? Julierose

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  14. So sorry your knee is still so sore! I hope the rest and stitching helps. Your blocks look wonderful!

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  15. dear karen, your section looks very lovely,hope your knee is better,susi

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  16. Take it easy so you will be able to enjoy your holidays! The Mrs. Lincoln blocks are fabulous! Love the bird block esp.:)

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  17. OH! I love how your block turned out. It's just my style and colors. Sorry to hear that your step forward has put you back to bed. I hope you start feeling better soon.

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  18. Your sunflowers are lovely.
    Sorry to hear about your knee. I hope it feels better soon.

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  19. Have you tried icing your knee? Heavy duty pain meds? lol

    Love your latest blocks and Porch quilt! I've just started on this month's porch applique and the pieces are huge so it is going fairly fast so far.

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  20. Your porch time and other blocks are beautiful! I'm so sorry your knee is in such pain. Thoughts and prayers for a full recovery.
    Have a great day.
    Always, Queenie

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  21. I see you working on some pretties.
    so sorry to hear about your knee. I feel your pain because I am still having issues with mine since my surgery in May. Not fun. Hope it gets to feeling better soon.

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  22. You've been on my mind. Dang that knee! Just take it easy. I'm so glad you find enjoyment in sitting and sewing which will give that knee a break from stress. Hugs dear friend!!

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  23. Your Porch Time sunflowers are really nice, and your applique blocks are wonderful! Now, about that knee... so sorry it isn't cooperating!

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  24. Love your Mrs. Lincoln blocks and your Porch time section. It says fall.

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  25. Oh, good grief! And with company coming soon. Just take care of yourself.

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  26. Drat! Sorry you're still suffering with the pain. Most importantly take care of yourself. Your blocks look great! And stay away from that housework!

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  27. Wish that knee would heal up!! Such gorgeous sampler blocks, Karen!

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  28. Me gusta mucho como te ha quedado la labor.
    Feliz fin de semana de Mª Alba

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  29. Well, at least your knee has one good side-effect - no housework! Hope it gets better soon.

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  30. sorry your knee is hurting again I hope its better soon!
    The sunflowers are wonderful and your Mrs. Lincoln blocks look great!

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  31. i hope the weather is nice for your company, and i hope your knee feels better by then too! sending some healing juju your way :)

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  32. So sorry about your knee.
    Love those 60" sunflowers - wow!!
    Mrs. Lincoln blocks are sweet.
    Enjoy your company - I hope they take good care of you.

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  33. ooh bad about your knee!

    I ve been looking for your post on your Porch block, the star flowers/ sunflowers look great. Very pretty.

    feel better!

    lizzy

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  34. Wishing that your knee feels better soon. Another pretty quilt you are working on. I love this one too. 'Could really never choose just one favorite, as they are all so pretty :)

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  35. I hope you are feeling better and enjoy your company during the Thanksgiving holiday. I love your blocks and your applique is amazing.

    Have a wonderful and Blessed day
    Kristie

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  36. oh I love these blocks and that bird is wonderful great fabric choice. Hope you have fun with your guests
    Happy Thanksgiving and hopefully that knee is feeling better.
    Kathie

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