Sunday, July 25, 2010

Yellow Day

Today is "yellow day"!
Early in the morning I picked a bowl of yellow wax beans from my garden for tonight's supper...yum yum!
Then I decided to do some machine quilting. It has been too hot to sit under a quilt that I am working on, but I really miss machine quilting, and just thought that I would start quilting in the morning and stop when the heat is unbearable!
So I went to the closet and asked which quilt wanted to be basted... and this one was the most insistent.
I decided on yellow thread for the top and because I picked a plain white backing, I'll use white thread in the bobbin.
Here's the quilt almost finished with the pin basting...ready to quilt.
Now I have to get the machine ready to do some hard work...wind up 4 bobbins, and give the machine a good drink of oil. I couldn't find my favorite quilting gloves, but I found my purple ones (which are better than nothing!) and I'm ready to go.





I will quilt 'til I wilt!

5 comments:

  1. It is so hard to get in the mood for hand quilting when the weather is hot! Love the quilt you chose to work on.

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  2. Enjoy your Yellow day! Sweet quilt and one that talks, too. LOL

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  3. Good luck with the quilting. It usually goes pretty fast once the prep work is done. It will be great to finish off another quilt. Have a happy yellow day.

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  4. Hello Kathy,hope the quilting went well. Happy days.
    Bev.xoxo

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  5. Yum, I love yellow wax beans! And yellow thread to match the quilt. It's a theme :)

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