Monday Musings 8/7/23

by | Aug 7, 2023 | 5 comments

So. Monday. We meet again. We will never be friends—but maybe we can move past our mutual enmity toward a more positive partnership.


Actually, I like Monday because I can be here to share with all of you! I hope you like Mondays too. It’s a fresh start, a new day, a new week. There’s your pep talk…let’s go get busy quilting! LOL

First, let’s check on last week and see how it faired! For 7/31 – 8/6:

  • Quilt and bind August IB project. ✔ Done! Here are photos. Check out my previous post for all the details!

  • Bind and label Cabin Star. ✘ Nope. I need to raid the stash for some IB fabric that will match!
  • Do a bit more cleaning in the studio. ✘ Nope No cleaning as I’m stressing over my September IB paper pieced project! I’ve been watching lots of videos! Then we had a tree fall in the storm that just missed our house. It did take out part of Chicken Legs’ grill tent, but it he can still grill and it could have been much worse!
  • Start September IB project. ✔ Done if you count reading the pattern and watching the related videos with it. As stated above, this one is really stressing me out! I’m having trouble focusing on just getting started, but I know once I make decisions and begin cutting fabric it will all be ok…I hope!!

For the week of 8/7 – 8/13:

  • I have but one goal this week and that is to get started on this huge project for the September IB Blog Hop.
  • Well, if I can find the right fabric, I might bind Cabin Star. We’ll see.

Here is a recap of our quilty friends’ shares from last week. There were some gorgeous projects linked up! As always if you want to learn more, check last week’s post for the links!

Now it’s time to link up your progress from last week!

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Thanks for joining me today! Go have a wonderful Monday and a fantastic quilty week! I will be linking up with my favorite linky parties found in the side bar! Until next time…

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  1. Melisa- Pinker n Punkin Quilting

    I know you will rock the September IB challenge, Brenda. Oh just look what you did for August – so gorgeous. I hope you have a fabulous week. Hugs.

  2. texasquiltgal

    I have complete faith in you – can’t wait to see your paper pieced project!

  3. StitchingGrandma

    Cheering you on while you get the paper piecing project sorted out. Do you love or hate paper piecing? I just love the scrappy binding for your August project.

  4. Preeti Harris

    Mondays are hard. Your blogpost and linky party are a pleasant way for me to begin the week 🙂 I can relate to the YIKES moment you are experiencing with the September project. I am rooting for you. How can I not? You aced the August Ambassador’s Choice project. I love it.


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