Quilt ADD in therapy

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Other than my family, the passion of my life is quilting. An eclectic, I love a wide variety of styles and techniques encompassing both machine and hand work. Instagram: lyncc_quilts

Sunday, July 22, 2012

BOM's Away - 22 July 2012 - 2000, Jane!


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Welcome to my Link-Up for BOMs Away Mondays!

(We'd love to see the BOM you're working on lately.)

Sometimes I crack me up.  :D


Here are the Jane Babies I finished this week. They were all from my hand-work tote.




You can see that I keep a chart and piece-count for my Rainbow Jane over on my left sidebar. Well, when I entered the piece counts for this week's finishes on the spreadsheet, it told me I was up to 1992 pieces. So tempting to round it up. But yesterday I prepped the next double-set of Babies to work on (the rest of the catch-up, by the way, woohoo!) and right now I am SICK TO DEATH of Jane. 


However, That "1992" just bugged me. It was like it was saying "Neener, neener, neener!" being so close to a perfectly even 2000. So I pulled my Jane Box out of the bureau drawer and fished out all the loose finished Babies.  






Then I gritted my teeth and sewed 8 sashing pieces on (and ONLY 8) so I could get that spreadsheet total to 2000.


Silly me.  :D    But I'm not going to sew anymore Jane stuff today. Machine or hand. She can just cool her jets for a day or two.   Maybe I'll take the family to Batman instead. And a bike ride along Cottonwood Creek Trail. And maybe we'll try some disc golf on that public course along the trail. Oh, wait - Scott says those aren't frisbies they use, but real-live golf discs, which are a little bit different. Maybe we'll have to try that some other day - Something to look forward to.


But, OH!!!!  Thursday morning we suddenly had competing offers come in on our Florida house! I was astonished at how fast it resolved into a contract on the house. So Friday we spent the day looking at the last few houses here on my list and then re-visiting our top two favorites. We put an offer in late that night. Yesterday morning I woke up to find that they had signed our offer with no quibbles!!  I am a Happy Woman.  :D  If all goes well, this will be my new front door on August 22nd:





and I'll be sewing in this basement on August 23rd:





Because let's be real - I'm not waiting until we're all unpacked to do more sewing. . .   ;D

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Have you made progress on any of your BOMs or interval projects? Link up here to show it off! :D    

18 comments:

  1. YOu are going to have an amazing sewing room....lucky you!

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  2. It seems like everything is falling into place! Can't wait to see your new sewing room all set up.

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  3. Congrats on the house sale. $13k more than expected - that's a lotta fabric! Love the blocks and your new place looks special

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  4. What a gorgeous sewing room!

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  5. Oh, yay, new house time!! That fell into place very quickly! The basement looks great - is it all yours, no sharing with a man cave?

    And Jane...congrats on 2000! But, um, you're not even halfway on the graph. Remind me not to put Jane on my to-make list.

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  6. Love the front door. LOOOOVVVEEE the sewing basement. Best wishes and quilty hugs from NZ.

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  7. No links from me this week, but I had to stop and say first I love your DJs and second, I'm very jealous...what a fantastic sewing room....and door...grin.

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  8. Congrats on the purchase and sale, am green with envy at your sewing room!

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  9. Great digs, gal! You're going to love your new house!

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  10. Fun, fun, fun! Sick-to-Death-Jane blocks, a house sold under contract, and a new house to look forward to moving into! You've had quite a few days of excitement. It's such an anxiety-ridden, enjoyable time of your lives. Ride high on the waves!

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  11. Wonderful Jane blocks and fabulous sewing space. You have been blessed.

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  12. Lyn your new basement sewing room is to die for!!! Hopefully once you're ensconced there you'll get your Jane mojo back ;-))

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  13. Totally exciting!!! Big congratulaitons on the sale of the Florida home and the new home in Colorado!!! YAY!!!
    Have a great day.
    Always, Queenie

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  14. Congratulations . . . may all things fit together for both closings!!

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  15. What we see of your new CO.home looks very welcoming! And I am envious of your cool climate!
    Love the idea of showcasing your tops in the outdoors who carried them all,LOL?

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  16. Love your rainbow Jane. That is such a great idea to do it that way. Those shelves in your new basement will look beautiful filled up with fabrics! Hahaha

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  17. Blocks look great, and congrats on the house sale and purchase. That basement sewing room looks spacious and wonderful!!

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