46 Slices of Life
I pick up my linen and work on my 46 squares in the evenings, while the rest of my family is watching TV. I find more and more as I ponder what motif to sew next, the little sampler reflects what's on my mind.
a fleur de lys
a crazy quilt square
a bit of antique crochet lace and a mother of pearl button
a frosty Margarita with lime
In this batch of squares I can see that I've been listening to howling wind (thus, the kite), fuming over not being able to put anything out for Spring due to yet another snow storm on the way tonight (the potted flowers), and suffering over problems in our Scout Troop in defense of honor and integrity (the fleur de lys -- and the Margarita!)
So, here's how it's shaping up so far.
We had to put off our Mother's Day celebration dinner because my son got the flu; we had planned to celebrate Saturday night because my husband works on Sundays. Instead, we'll go out this coming weekend. Still -- I got to spend Saturday cropping my family history album, and finished 16 pages. That night we had takeout, so I still didn't have to cook! On Mother's Day Sunday I stayed home all day with my still sickly son, and while he rested I did some sewing: