Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Work in Progress

The highly anticipated school holidays have finally arrived!

It think we were all ready for a break in the routine and some time out; although it is for some of us in the house a time to study and prepare for year-end exams.  It is a stressful time for DD18. It is a stress that seems to transfer easily upon those around her as we only wish her the very best.  It is hard to stand back ... and let go ...

And so, I am going to do the only thing that I can do and that is be present.  At home.  Keeping myself busy with what I normally do.

Each day I set myself a readily achievable goal.  Most days I finish the set task, although sometimes later in the day than is considered reasonable.  If only I could get myself organized earlier in the day.  Yesterday's task was to rotary cut the custom quilt I am hoping to finish by the end of the week.  

Today's goal:  to sew this pile of fabric squares into a quilt top.



  1. I don't know about you, but for me rotary cutting is one of my favorite parts of quilt making.

    Hoping for as little stress as possible during school break in your household.

  2. mmmm . . i'd love it to be my task today !

  3. Best wishes to the student and the quilter for a successful week!


  4. Sending lots of stress-free study vibes and happy snack-filled study breaks!
    Hope you all survive!
    Andi x

  5. rotary cutting is my favorite step of a quilt!

  6. Oooh, I love those colors, can't wait to see it put together!

    Good luck to you (and everyone else in your house) to getting things accomplished successfully!

  7. That's an inspiring little pile of fabrics...loooove that cake rock beach!

  8. That's just the thing, setting small reachable goals. Like someone else said, I like the cutting part too. It's nice to see things so full of promise and no mistakes yet ;)

  9. Good luck DD18 - it is a very stressfult ime!


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