Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Moving Along

The mind is a tricky thing. Seeing that my weeks don't actually have a beginning and an end, I thought that this week I'd start it on a Monday and see how that goes. Monday was a good day. A very productive day of quilts and applique which ended with going to my applique workshop. I love those ladies, they are hilarious. I know that once a month I'll get to see them and the awesome work that they do and we go crazy. Plus, it's good to get out of the apartment.

Tuesday morning, I got up and went for my walk. I'm still waiting to feel good about it but anyway... I got home, showered, ate and had coffee. I was feeling great. Then the brain decided to do a U-turn and wanted to take me for a ride. It was trying to tell me that I had a good day on Monday and that I didn't need to do anything today. My to do list is at least ten miles long, I chose three things to do. Edit chapter two of Map Hunter, work on my reticule, and cut out my chemise. Bad Wendy continued to plant seeds of despair and I was about to take an emotional dive when I said "No. I want to have several good days in a row. Beat it." But doubts started to sneak in and right when I was about to paralyze myself with fear, Good Wendy screamed, "DO SOMETHING!!!!!!". So I picked up my quilt block and finished appliqueing it.


One more block done and one more to go before I can put all blocks together. I'm on my way to one of my goals of finishing an UFP (unfinished project). Then I cut out my chemise. Yay me!


I just love having my table cleared off to do whatever but the floor and surrounding area is another thing.
I also edited chapter two of Map Hunter, my mid-grade kid adventure series. And...


I embroidered my reticule. I had drawn another design but because the bag was already together, an elaborate design wouldn't work. This one turned out quite well considering I worked in a very tight area. I even made my tassel. I want to continue to work on my schedule for each day. Eventually I will get to dolls. Being creative during the day is helping. I'm getting there. And I feel pretty good about it.

4 comments:

Kim said...

Hooray Good Wendy- keep kicking bad Wendy to the curb! The reticule is beautiful- as is your new quilt block. That is going to be one gorgeous quilt!!

Wendy Lu said...

Wendy! It is 1 a.m. here so I must go to bed ASAP, but I wanted to mention to you that I gave you a blog award over at The Red Angel. Feel free to claim it (or not, haha) whenever you have the time. :)

Love the designs!

~Wendy Lu

Ascension said...

Las flores de la colcha son espectaculares.
Y ese bolso precioso, enhorabuena.
Estoy desenado ver de nuevo tus muñecas.
besitos ascension

Wendy Luane Barber said...

Thanks Kim, I can't wait to get the thing done. Thanks Ascension. Thanks Wendy Lu, I am honored.

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