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Monday, December 30, 2013

Celtic Solstice - Part 4 and 5

Home again!!  We were out of town for the holidays and I got a little behind on the Celtic Solstice mystery, so I'm including pictures of last week's clue also.  I can't believe I'm actually on schedule!!  Bonnie said if you only had time to make a few, then make a few.  I've taken her advice to heart.  We were up in NC for 8 days, so I haven't been able to make anywhere close to the number of blocks needed - especially for these last 2 clues. You can see more here.
These are the latest blocks, fun and quick to make and they turned out pretty good.  We got home Sunday afternoon and 6 blocks was all I could manage before I crashed.
The green and orange blocks were last week's clue.   These 4 patches were super fast and easy and I had time to make a few before we left.
Here is everything I've made so far.  I'm off to work tomorrow, but maybe this week I'll have time to play catch up.  I am very intrigued to see where this is going.  I hope I don't feel disappointed to see the finished quilt.  These are SO not my colors, but I keep telling myself I'm stretching my creative boundaries :).
Here are my precious wee ones on Christmas morning.  Notice how all 4 kids are looking in different directions!  We had such a good time.
This is my mom with her 8th and youngest great-grand.  We had a short but sweet visit with them.

Here are my folks with 3 of their 6 grandchildren and 4 of their 8 great-grands.  I know I've said this before, but I am blessed.
Happy Stitching,
Karen

7 comments:

Carol Stearns said...

I am not near as far along as you are. I am the Pres of Silver Threads in FWb and would like to know what sort of trunk shows and presentations you do. stearnsdec@cox.net Carol

Andee said...

I have made all the mysteries and have never been disappointed, so hope you won't be either!

audrey said...

Great family photo. You are very blessed for sure! Mystery quilts are always a mixed bag of anticipation and anxiety aren't they? lol

Every Stitch said...

Wow - hard to imagine how this mystery will end - but it will be a bright one! Lovely family photos :)
Happy New Year

FlourishingPalms said...

I'm very impressed that you're managing to keep up with Bonnie's mystery quilt, go away for Christmas, and return to work too! I was thinking of you as we spent last night (Sunday night) at the LaQuinta in Pensacola. Wish I'd had more time so I could have looked you up. It feels wonderful to be at home again though, but only until January 16, and then it's off to Austin again to meet our new grandson. So much to do; so little time! Have a wonderful week, and a blessed start to 2014!

Ruth said...

I give you lots of credit for keeping up with the mystery quilt!! We had great fun in VA with 2 of our sweet little grandsons, but now are home and I'm getting ready to get quilting again.

Janan said...

Thanks for sharing the family photos, your mom is sew beautiful!
I am glad yall were together for the holidays.
Keep stitching the mystery, I think you will love it, orange is my favorite color, so anything with orange fabric has to be sew up great!