Monday, January 24, 2011

Weekend Recap...and a sneak peek

Did you all have a good weekend? Lots of diverse things going on here...

Charlotte and I went to a "snowman party" at our local children's bookstore, Petunia's Place. We listened to books about snowmen (my favorite--highly recommended), played games, sang songs, decorated marshmallow crispy treat shaped like a snowman...Such a fabulous bookstore. Not such a good picture...

Speaking of books, somehow I landed on this set of flickr photos, Book of Art. Isn't this fabulous? I definitely want one of these:
Mark did a lot of cooking yesterday--getting ready for Super Bowl. Yum.

And I'm not sure quite how this happened. I made a seemingly innocent comment to Aaron about reading his running magazine, and the next thing I knew, an app for this program was on my iPhone and I had a new set of running shoes.

Here's a sneak peek. Isn't this pretty?

A pile of orange selvages turned into this. I'm thinking of doing a tutorial on how to make selvage spool blocks. Any interest?


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Andrea said... #

Hey, that's the 5k program I'm following! :-)
That spool block is darling. I love how the selvedge variation makes it look like actual thread...

Anne at Film and Thread said... #

I love your selvage spool! So cute and a great way to use selvages.

If that app can make you like running, let me know!

DianeY said... #

I always love a tutorial when it's something this cute!

Paula said... #

Love your spool block. Good luck with the running - it is the best work-out, fun and rewarding.

pinsandneedles said... #

I would love to see a tutorial on the selvage spool! Yes! This is so cute.

Grandma G said... #

Sounds like a great weekend! Wow, your cook plans ahead... very good. I'm still wishing for a cook. *sigh*

Do be careful what you comment to Aaron! ;)

Cool spool!

felicity said... #

I have done that C25K program before and it's great! Good for you!

I would love to see a spool tute.

Jodi said... #

Yes, I love your selvage spool quilt and would love a tute! Thanks in advance!

Carla said... #

Just wondering if the 5k program involves running?? =)
The spool is so cute.....yes, please do the tute! Did you see Jacquie's spool quilt on the Selvedge Blog this past week?

Marit said... #

Love your spool block, too! Very inspired. Those selvedges are a lot of fun to play with!

Kris said... #

I really like how your spool block looks. That quilt is going to be great!

Terriaw said... #

What a fun weekend! I love the variety you managed to squeeze in, from playtime with Charlotte, to having Mark cook (what a treat!), to starting a workout routine, to those fabulous spool blocks! I love how they look, with the brown for the wood and the selvages - perfect!

ktquilts said... #

I am interested in the tute! I have a load of selvages, and need to start using them!! Way cute idea!!

Kate said... #

Oooh, gorgeous block!!!

Anonymous said... #

I would love a tutorial on this block! :)

Anonymous said... #

That create book art is awesome and I love your selvedge spool.