Do you remember a couple of weeks ago
I mentioned I had bought several colors of Perfect Quilter thread?
Isdihara mentioned that she had some King Tut quilting thread and wondered if I would be interested in a thread exchange. I thought it was a great idea!
Just a couple of days later I got her King Tut thread in the mail, in time for the Labor Day
weekend. A three day weekend and seven new threads to try - wow! Thank you, Isdihara!
Would you like to see everything I got done?
This is a little piece I made with the "Baja" Perfect Quilter thread, just to see how it worked up. It was easy to work with and amazingly I didn't have trouble with it tangling or knotting. It tatted great!
Yes, that was it.
I had a lot of time to tat this weekend but instead I sat around feeling miserable! I had body aches, sore throat, and a terrible stuffy head. I had no motivation to do anything but sit around and drink hot green tea with honey. Two days of a nasty cold.
I had such plans for the weekend - several tatting projects, some cleaning (I know, but sometimes it has to be done!) and maybe have dinner with our neighbors. But none of that came to pass. In fact, I haven't been able to try out any more of the threads yet!
It is September and the sunflowers are in full bloom. These sunflowers - between seven and eight foot tall - are in my backyard. For all that they can be a pain when they are done blooming I love to see them every year.
They are so bright and, well, sunny!
They didn't raise my spirits this weekend but now that I'm feeling a bit better they are.
"Tea! The panacea for everything from weariness to a cold to a murder
Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea"
Labels: King Tut, Perfect Quilter, sick, sunflowers, thread exchange