9/11/2006

BOM and Alternates

The LQS BOM for this month:

and two of the three alternates, in 6" size:

I buy maybe one of the FQs for the alternates and use rest from stash. It'd be fun to use all of their choices but I just have so much fabric. I'm having trouble keeping up with the little 6" patriotic houses but am hoping to catch up on a few of them this month.

This blog and quilting is so good for my sanity. My job is the worst and quilting/blogging is such a bright spot among the horror of a miserable job.

14 comments:

Jenni @ Fairybread said...

Yes it's great isn't it? What is your terrible job Karen? I don't like mine much either, but gotta pay off the house.

Esteemarlu said...

I'm another who is begining to hate her job. I thought I would like it but now I don't. I have to buy a car. I love that little doll block, is it from a book?

quiltpixie said...

love hte "woman" block. Its a very primitive design, but very effective

Christinee said...

I am the third to comment on your post and I am unfortunately also one of those who really hate their job. I always ask myself how it could happen that I end up in such a situation...well, I keep on being opstimistic - maybe there will be some change some day? And until that happens I put pieces and pieces and pieces of fabric together and enjoy the results :)
Take care! Christine

Lucy said...

You made me curious about your job ....
I love the dolls you made. Great pattern! How do you set them together ??

Libby said...

Quilting and blogging really are great. Sorry you are unhappy with your job. I was in such a position about 8 years ago. After hearing me complain 'til he couldn't take it any more, hubby said just quit. I did and I haven't looked back. I know I am so blessed to not have to work - I am thankful every day. I hope a good solution is around the corner for you as well. Hang in there.

Darlene - Dazed Quilter said...

The block and progress on your quilt is terrific. Like you I was unhappy with my job - got laid off six years ago and now I'm self employed. I have to have alot of self discipline to work but I've been at for over 3 years and it seems to be working! Most have to work and it's a shame when we're unhappy. I'm truly sorry that you're unhappy! ;-)

Gail said...

Karen, I can feel for you, used to do the same work as you and felt pretty much the same way. Isn't it wonderful to have quilting and blogging as therapy?Are these blocks from Little Quilts?

Hedgehog said...

The little girl block is so cute! It's amazing how healing quilting (and all things related) can be!

Finn said...

Hi Karen, popping in to say "hi" and leave a hug..*VBS* Blogging is an important part of saving our sanity for many of us..*S* Hugs,Finn

Screen Door said...

Hang in there - Quilting is a great sanity break, and blogging gives you a whole crowd of new friends--
Melanie

Tazzie said...

Ohhh, I wish I could wave a wand and make your job a happier one ... it is nice to have quilting ... it's like rest for the soul. Hang in there ... we're here for you!
*hugs*
Tazzie
:-)

DayDream said...

I hope your job situation improves. I'm glad to hear that quilting helps your sanity. I enjoy looking at all your pretty work, but I'm afraid quilting would drive me insane. I already have so many unfinished projects. Do you think Macrame will make a come back someday? Yes, I still have unfinished Macrame projects from circa 1972. I know...I'll start a Macrame blog. I'm sure it will be a huge success. :) :) Karen, I'm trying to make you smile today. Betty

Mary said...

I'm not working right now but I was lucky - I only had one job that I hated - I lasted 3 months before I left. I was fortunate to have a career with lots of options.