Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Random Notions – Geese a-flyin’!

I had a really nice, easy day.  First I took Mom to get a haircut from my dear friend and hairstylist Linda, and I got a trim while I was there.  Linda is the only hairstylist I have allowed to cut my hair more than once in my life!  I believe I have been going to her since around 2007 – I think?  She is awesome and if you are in Las Vegas and need a haircut, you should go see her!

Then, when I got home, I got to making geese again.  I know, doesn’t it seem like I have been doing them forever?  I’m happy to say that at this point, I only need to make 8 more – here is how I am going to lay them out-

I just need one more square of the size of the one in the middle on the bottom – the littlest ones.  I left them last because the littler they are, the harder they are to put together.  I have new found respect for quilters who only work in miniature!

Once I have that square done – fingers crossed for tomorrow – I will start figuring out how much white I will need to put them together.  I’ve never worked on a piece like this before that is going to have a bunch of odd sized sashes, but I am pretty confident I can figure it out.

Once they are together, I will have to decide if I am brave enough to tackle the thought of making a lot of really little geese for the border.  The smallest I have made so far are the 1” x 2”, but I could make the ¾” X 1 ½” size – but think how many I would need! 

I really love how this layout looks – it has so much action happening.  Lots of energy – maybe it will rub off on me when it is finished!

There will be a new project starting soon – I promised Linda I would make her a tote bag.  I will start gathering stuff for that in the next couple of days.

Off to bed!


  1. YEAH!!!...It was great seeing you...can't wait to see the they say.."good thing come to those who wait"


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