Wednesday, February 29, 2012

WiP/FMC - Shiny

Happy Leap Year Day!

{As a total aside, I noticed I'm two followers short of 50. Hitting 50 followers on my favorite not-really-a-holiday would probably make me want to do a giveaway. Just saying.}

There wasn't a whole lot of sewing this week. There was a whole lot of running. Followed by a whole lot of icing. Not sugar icing, unfortunately.
{I'm the one in the red skirt. Which, those are from Team Sparkle. Which, there were a LOT of sparkle skirts and tutus out there. Purple is my friend Lori; pink is my sister, who's 30th birthday was the day after the race; and blue is my sister's friend.}
See where I'm touching my right leg in this picture at Mile 12? I discovered my IT band! By the finish line, I was limping. Now I have a freezer pack taped to my thigh.
 But I also have a big shiny medal.
And I'm delusional enough that I think it's going to be fun to do Disneyland's half this year, too.

Fifteen Minute Challenge - not Sew Starry! Sew Starry is done!
Instead, I worked on my mini-quilt challenge. Pieced the first six blocks into rows on Wednesday; worked on blocks 7-11 on Thursday, Friday, and Tuesday; tried my hand at embroidery on the plane on Saturday; ran a half-marathon on Sunday; and picked out my hand embroidery on Monday. {It sucked. A lot.}

Fat Quarter Stars - 6/10 blocks - need more background fabric
{Road to Oklahoma - Star of Friendship - Clay's Choice}
LQS Saturday Sampler 2012 - 6/36 - my points are not the greatest on this set. Ugh.
Quiltville Orca Bay {Skorca!} - okay, this is only two more blue blocks since Monday...
Swoon A Little, Swoon A Lot - no new block this week

Untouched This Week:

Awaiting Quilting:

At the Quilter's:
Big Blue

Application Submitted - 2/12 
Home Study - in progress 

New Projects: 0
Completed Projects: 1
In Progress: 16



  1. It *IS* gonna be fun to do the DL Half, silly!

  2. I'm terrified of finding my IT band! Ouch!!!

    1. Make sure you're doing strength training then! Lots of squats and lunges!

  3. Hope your leg feels better very soon!

  4. OK, so I don't want to know what an IT band is, I see. ;D I've been having trouble with my points, too, on the latest project. Driving me nuts because this is not usually any issue - wondering if it's me or the pattern.

  5. Running is excerise. I dont do excersize. But I think it's fantastic that you do.(especially in sparkly skirts ) Hope that leg recovers soon.

    Sew Starry is utterly gorgeous and it looks like you have a ton of other loveliness on the go too!

  6. Stitching and exercise you have been busy this week

  7. Your Sew Starry is beautiful! Hope the leg recovers quickly for ya.

  8. Some how I missed this one. You got lots done last week. Hope this week has been as good.