Monday, August 27, 2012

Design Wall Monday -- 08/27/2012 and (Mis)adventure

On my design wall today is Hearts in Bloom, my version of a design by Judy Blok titled Love in Bloom.  It was published in the January/February 2010 issue of McCall’s Quilting.  My version of it has been in process for well over a year, but it is finally bound, labeled and done and ready for storage until next February.  Also on my design wall is a slowly growing collection of Jane Stickle blocks.  Progress is slow, but at least it is progress. 

The day began with an adventure.  Let’s say that I hope to never again be able to use these three words in the same sentence:  bedroom, snake, alive.  Husband was out of pocket and the dogs were in the back yard (maybe a good thing) when I saw it as I was preparing to run errands.  If your heard a series of shrill screams about 9:45 this morning, that was definitely me.  It was not a dangerous snake and when I swatted at it with my broom it slithered into my long-handled dust pan.  I carried it outside and flung it over the fence and hopefully it headed for more peaceful locales.  I have no idea how it got in and I sincerely hope it didn’t bring a friend.

I am linking up with other Design Wall Monday posts at  Patchwork Times.  Be sure to stop by and check out what other quilters are up to.


Debbie said...

UGH....heart stopping event! So glad you were able to handle it....I would have just screamed and run and screamed some more.
More pleasant to enjoy your design wall project and the hearts.

AnnieO said...

Congratulations on your finished wallhanging--it is just beautiful. Love the flowers and the setting.

I did hear SOMETHING this morning, but I thought it was the neighbor's dogs...:)

Exuberant Color said...

Wow you were brave to carry it outside in your dust pan. I would have been afraid it would climb up the handle toward me!

* said...

OK, that was scarey. I would just have left and not come back into the house until hubby came home.

Love your Hearts, that is really beautiful

Diane said...

oh my -I'd still be screaming and no way I could have carried it out in a dustpan!
Love, love, love your hearts blooming-so happy for you that it's ready for Feb.