Home Sweet Home

We are back in the Pacific Northwest and I have to agree with everyone else…there is just no place like home. I did come to realize that a  king size bed is EXTRA large when sleeping in it alone. I have done it a few times throughout the past year, really unavoidable when your spouse is in the military, but for months on end is a whole other story!

Anne was so excited to be home, she immediately ran to her downstairs toy box and yelled “look at all my new toys!” The best thing is that they are all the toys she has always had except she hasn’t seen them in 5 weeks! LOL

Yesterday I unpacked all the sewing stuff that I brought down to CA with and I started reading the pattern and laying out all of the fabric to make a new handbag. I am participating in Purse Palooza over at Sew Sweetness. I will be doing my pattern review on the very last day.  Make sure you go check it out, there are prizes to be won every single day and if you make a purse this month that is one more chance to win! I will start sewing it together today.

While I was gone I received lot’s of squishy packages!  May was my month for Sew Bee Blissful and the blocks have started to roll in. Here are the one’s I have received so far:

They are all Firefly blocks. My bee mates followed my tutorial from back in January. This is going to be a quilt for my hubs when he comes back from Afghanistan. What do you think? Manly enough so far?  I have a lot more fabric and will hopefully end up with a lot more blocks!

What have you been up to this past weekend?

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14 Responses to Home Sweet Home

  1. Ella says:

    If you want a couple more, I’d be happy to do some. Yay for quilt for hubby!

  2. Jannette says:

    I’m LOVING those blocks – and brown and blue is my favourite colour combo right now….

  3. Snoodles says:

    Beautiful Firefly blocks — it will be a wonderful quilt for hubby!

  4. Katy says:

    The blocks are looking great so far, and yay for *new* toys 😀

  5. Carrie P. says:

    that is so cute about what your daughter said about her toys. made me giggle.
    those blocks are fabulous.

  6. Lisa L. says:

    The blocks look amazing!! I will have to get my fab. from you when we come visit!! So excited! 🙂 Only 4 weeks now!! 🙂

  7. Debbe says:

    I love the blocks and how my eyes ‘dance’ from star to star.

  8. Susan says:

    Definitely a manly quilt, and I love the first few blocks you have shown here. I look forward to watching that develop. Anne is so cute!

  9. Janine says:

    These blocks are looking great. This will be a fab quilt!

  10. Connie says:

    Beautiful blocks and glad to see you’re home safely!!

  11. Kathy J says:

    Love those firefly blocks! I’ve been finishing the owl quilt- at binding stage. The party is Thurs. I will miss it but I have Shannon’s quilt basted and ready to go. Next up is my daughter Sarah’s – still in design phase.

  12. Mrs. L says:

    Looks awesome, your hubs will love it!

  13. Beth says:

    Looks great! I’m going to click over to your tute!

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