Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Happy Canada Day ETC!

01 July, 1867 - Canada became a country.
01 July, 1966 - DH and I were married
01 July, 2014 - Canada still going strong
                      - 48 years later- DH and I still going strong!

And early this morning, THIS young man was also going strong!! We had a nice Face Time visit before he fell asleep.

Hope you have all had a lovely day. It is HOTTT and humid here today so we are playing it calmly and dining out tonight to celebrate. Love to all, even if you are not Canadian :-) BTW, O is lying on the I Spy quilt I made for him . NB the maple leaf square near his left ear !!

Just in case you thought I had given up..
I had a wacky moment and wondered about putting a little chequerboard strip down one side of the Poppies piece. I did't like it though - so here is the final look , awaiting layering and quilting- starting tomorrow!
OOHH! This does not look well focussed but you get the idea. I removed some detail from the lower front centre petal. I like it better this way.

So now, after feeling like this was a Sunday all day, I realized it was Tuesday so I am going to pop this over onto the needleandthreadnetwork.blogspot.com. A few people have already posted so check out the site. 

7 comments:

  1. I enjoy seeing your work each week. Happy Anniversary!!! Ours is on the 7th...41 years. keep up the great work!!!!!

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  2. Yes, happy anniversary and happy Caanda Day

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  3. Happy Happy! I like the idea of that checkerboard but maybe not for the poppies! ;)

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  4. Happy Canada Day (even if I'm a bit late!)

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  5. Love the poppy piece! Your grandson is beautiful! Isn't face time grand!

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  6. Happy July 1st!!

    I love saturated colors in your poppy piece! I agree it looks better without the checkerboard.

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  7. That poppy piece is truly lovely! The checkerboard edge would have been fun, but definitely would have changed the personality of the piece!

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