another rainy sunday

another rainy sunday

It is a another gray and gloomy Sunday. Not the kind of day to go kite flying. Thunderstorms rolling through this afternoon made inside time mandatory. Although I was planning on doing some yard work today, the rain was welcome. I was able to sit at my sewing machine without feeling guilty.

fat quarters

Quilt blocks in progress

Lily and Emmy were also working on craftsy things. I found some oil pastels, and they spent some time coloring. Lily decided to glue some of my fabric scraps onto a toilet paper roll, and so of course Emmy did the same. I don’t really know what purpose they will have, but they are kind of cute.

Coloring with oil pastels

Fabric covered toilet paper roll

As I sit typing this blog post next to our bay window, I can hear the squeals and giggles of little girls. The storms have ended. Lily and Emmy are outside, running in the wet grass with the neighbor girls.

No, it’s not a kite flying day, but it’s a good day nonetheless.

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11 Responses to another rainy sunday

  1. Heather's Happenings says:

    Those are some beautiful fabrics.

  2. debby9972 says:

    The quilting is so pretty, love the colors. Those sounds like some wonderful rainy day projects!
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  3. Angie says:

    Stopping by from SITS, Ginny Marie. I love those quilt blocks!
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  4. jdaniel4smom says:

    What beautiful fabrics you chose!

  5. Liz @ ANIAN says:

    I like that kind of day just fine. :) And the girls' craft project was quite cute.
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  6. Jennifer says:

    I love to sew. i wish I had more time to do it.

  7. Great post. Nothing is better than squeals and giggles of children having fun. Love those quilt blocks. My mother and grandmother quilt. I have some great memories of quilting in the summer with my grandmother and great grandmother when I was just a little kid.

  8. rachelcotterill says:

    We have SO MUCH RAIN today. And thunderstorms. But I've been dressmaking :)
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  9. Mara says:

    Fabric on toilet rolls. Of course! Why doesn't everybody do that: the toilet rolls look so much better with them!!

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  10. Tricia says:

    were you making quilts and bunting for our photo shoot?

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