Monday Musings 5/27/24

by | May 27, 2024 | 11 comments

Don’t you love that sweet face? Reminds me of my Chloe!

Happy Monday morning, everyone!!! Welcome to Monday Musings! I truly hope my Monday Musings helps brighten your Monday … and your week! Did you have a good week? I had an awesome week. We picked up the grandloves Saturday and will have them until Wednesday when we will do a swap out with the MeMaw! Our daughter and son-in-love are off to San Francisco for their 21st anniversary trip. It will be high 80s to 90s here and 60-70s there! They will love it. Now…on to the fun stuff!

Here’s my story for the week of 5/20 – 5/26/24:

  • Start piecing catalog quilts! I can’t wait to show you all these this fall when the fabric lines come out! DONE!! I am ready to put the borders on the first one. Here is a sneak peek of it. This one is called Purple Haze!
  • Maybe get a few blocks of June IB project done?? Nope! But I finally decided on a design for it!
  • Start writing the pattern written for Jewels in the Garden (unquilted flimsy above!) when I need a break from sewing. Nope! No time for writing this week.
  • Clean a bit in the studio. DONE!!
  • Whatever suits my fancy! DONE!! Had a fun sew day with some of my sewing buddies on Wednesday.

What’s on the agenda for 5/27 – 6/1:

  • Work on June’s IB project.
  • Get borders on Purple Haze.
  • Make backing for Purple Haze.
  • Work on project for Joan’s For the Birds Blog Hop.
  • Clean a bit in the studio.
  • Whatever suits my fancy. I’ll be busy playing GiGi Taxi until the MeMaw takes over, but even then, we have zoo duty for their animals! So, it will be a busy week! I may even go get my hair did! LOL

If you want to know more about one of these photos, click the link in last week’s linkup!

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In case you missed any of the Paper Pieced Celebrations Blog Hop, you can see a full recap of all the lovely new lines of fabric (which have begun shipping to your favorite LQS carrying Island Batik) and all the quilts that were presented by the ambassadors HERE on the Island Batik Blog.

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As we, in the US, celebrate this long Memorial Day weekend, let’s not forget the reason for this holiday. I am so grateful for those who gave their all for my freedom. Happy Memorial Day.

Thanks for visiting and sharing today. I’ll be visiting my favorite linky parties as they come open -> those over in the side bar!! Have a great week! Until next time…

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  1. Denise

    Purple Haze is so pretty, excited to see the finish. Thank you for your linky and linking up with Put your foot down.

  2. TerryK

    What a busy week! I hope you are enjoying every moment with your grand loves. Best wishes on making lots of progress on your to do list this week!

  3. Kate

    Sounds like a busy week, but you still made good quilty progress. Good luck with this week’s list.

  4. Carol Andrews

    Sounds like a busy but fun week Brenda. You did great with your list last week. I hope you have lots of fun with your grandloves and get as much done as you choose to without tiring yourself too much! I love your quilt top. The colours, design and fabric are all perfect! Thank you for the fun linky party and for joining To-Do Tuesday. ????

  5. Kathleen McCormick

    You have a lot going! Can’t wait to see your catalog quits…enjoy your time with the Grandkids.

  6. mspdesignsusa

    Looks like you had an amazing week! We’re having dinner with Susan and her husband this afternoon, celebrating Memorial Day quietly.

  7. Nancy @ Grace and Peace Quilting

    Fun weekend for you, Brenda!!! I always enjoy your recaps! We’ll take my mom to the cemetery for the program there today. We’ll see most of my cousins there. It’s a tradition!

  8. Bonnie in Va

    A good reminder — thanks for that sentiment. I was a lucky one as my dad served for 30 years but always came home. Although I suspect Naval personnel might have a better survival rate except during WW II when he joined up, not even finishing college.

  9. texasquiltgal

    You will be a tired Grandma by Wednesday! Enjoy your week, and look forward to when you get to play “catch up” in your sewing room. 😉

  10. pinkernpunkin

    Lol “Knickers in a knot” . I haven’t heard that in years. I can not wait to see your catalog quilts this fall. It sounds exciting. Have a wonderful Memorial Day, Brenda . Hugs.

  11. soma @

    I really like your reminder for tomorrow. It is so easy to forget what tomorrow is all about. Enjoy the time with the grandkids.
    Thanks so much for hosting.



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