Wednesday, October 19, 2011

two days - I like it!

I've worked two days at my new job and I like it.  The people are great, the work is interesting and though the computer stuff is confusing, it's getting easier already. 

But it's only part-time, so I've got some days off to quilt.  Yesterday I started with a pile of scraps and a new piece of pink purchased at the quilt shop closing blowout sale.  By the time I went to bed, I had this:


This isn't a great photo, but it's cold and windy and rainy and getting dark outside (which means the lighting inside isn't great, too), but you get the idea.  The browns were leftovers from a baby quilt that I think I showed on my old blog.  (I'll have to remember to repost that one soon...)  Simple, but it worked for the size pieces I had.  It's about 36x42.

This one will go to Quilts for Kids when it's done,
along with these two:



The froggie print was leftover from making myself some pajama pants.  Sorry, you won't see me model those...  I guess it's kinda hard to tell those are froggie faces in the circles, but they are!

The poppy print and peach are leftover from Krystal's quilt.  The tan is leftover from the quilt I made for my hubby's parents (another one I need to reblog).

Actually the pinks and browns were a baby quilt for Krystal...

I have a few more fabrics I'm working on figuring out how to turn into a few more charity quilts, so more to come!

And then I really need to gear up with the longarm and get some truly finished!

Time to go get some dinner...

Happy quilting,
Katie

7 comments:

Barb said...

Glad you like your new job and that you still have time to play....the first quilt is wonderful.

Marsha said...

I'm so glad you are happy with the job! In a couple of weeks you will be really comfortable with everything. The quilts are so cute, love the pink and brown one!

Beth said...

Doesn't it feel good to use those left over fabrics? You have been very busy. Cute donation quilts, and I really like the brown and pink.
Happy to hear that you like the new job and already comfortable.
Happy Stitching

---"Love" said...

So now you are a "sewing" machine; later you will be a "quilting" machine. You turn out so many really cute quilts so quickly; I'm amazed! I'm so glad you like the new job; that will make it easier to get up every morning. Enjoy; especially when pay day comes! *wink* ---"Love"

Liriopia said...

Geez, isn't it great when you find a job where you "fit" and it "fits" you! Makes you eager to go to work 'cause it feels so good. You are on a roll with the quilts! Keep up the good work.

Liri

A Left-Handed Quilter said...

Glad you like your new job! Nice people and interesting work are great - but I like the part where it gives you time to quilt. ;)) I like all of the quilts in your latest batch - especially the "froggie faces" - how cute!

a good yarn said...

Delighted to read that you are enjoying your new job. You really are powering through the projects - they're great too! ann :-)