Today I'm headed in to the sale barn. The morning started early since DH was up at 3:30. He's headed to the neighbors' to help them brand and then Tuesday through Friday it'll be our turn so that means I'll be spending the week in the kitchen. The list is long, but I'll shop for groceries after work today.
I spent much of the past 4 days mowing because I know I won't get to it this week and the grass and weeds and mustard are so high that I can't see the chickens. That's always a sign that its time to mow. I told DH that I've got about another 4 years behind that push mower in me and after that, we are going to have to spring for a riding one. This is about a 10th of what I keep mowed around here at headquarters
While I was mowing, I was planning the menu and thinking about sewing.
I'm down to ONE ufo. I've got 6 that are at the quilters and will need binding, but the lone ufo still needs a design before the pile of fabric becomes a quilt. So if there's no design, maybe technically, its not even a ufo yet.
But I've been sidetracked...by this quilt.
Shelly, over at Prairie Moon Quilts ,designs for Riley Blake and she posted a tutorial for this baby quilt over at the Riley Blake Cutting College blog. The minute I saw it, I knew I was going to make it and I sent the link to my Sale Barn Quilt Posse immediately. Now its on their list of must make quilts too.
When I finished mowing, I set about pawing through my stash and pulled some possibilities:
I knew I needed to use some of my western stash because we've got lots of little Ranch Rodeo babies slated for arrival in the near future.
So thank you for another great pattern, Shelly! Who says that selling cattle is the only thing we do at the sale barn!