Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner's Blog – October 2013 Archive (4)

The quilting is done! The quilting is done! Good God Almighty, the quilting is done!

At about 9:45 tonight, Halloween, after spending two hours handing out candy to 200 kids...in the rain, of course and enjoying hot dogs at the neighbors afterwards, I finished the quilting on the last of the 15 quilts.  Whew!  and three days ahead of schedule too!

I will take a picture of the last quilt, called "One Wild Christmas Ride" tomorrow in the daylight and post.  It turned out much nicer than I expected.  But I do think it will take a very special person to pick this…

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Added by Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner on October 31, 2013 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments

Day three of no husband and too many carbs

It's a cold Saturday morning as I sip my tea and munch my pumpkin muffin breakfast.  I worked til about midnight last night (1 AM the two night in a row before) and I am about ready to hit the shower then hit the quilting again.  It has been a very productive three days with quilting and other things:  the refrigerator got a new compressor, my dad had a successful angiogram and stents (in Chicago; I was only there by phone), and I plotted with my co-conspirator daughter Becky on how we are…

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Added by Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner on October 26, 2013 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Heading into another marathon, better go get some chocolate!

Well, I have shipped the husband out of town again, this time to Eugene, Oregon for a 4 day conference.  You  know what this means, right?  Non stop quilting marathon time!

Things have been going very well in Leiner Quiltland.  12 quilts are all quilted, the 13th one will be finished tonight.  That leaves the last two to hopefully get quilted while George is gone.  They are relatively easy quilts so I should be able to accomplish this goal or get damn close.  On my schedule from hell,…

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Added by Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner on October 23, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

A Productive weekend in Quiltland!

Hello Campers!

It is very late and I should be sleeping but I am pretty wired so I may be up awhile.  Had a very productive weekend on the Christmas Quilt project.  I finished pinning all the quilts of the last five.  Here is a picture of "One Wild Christmas Ride" on the pinning table:

This was the last one to be pinned and I had to go get more pins!  So the…

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Added by Virginia "Ginnie" Leiner on October 7, 2013 at 12:39am — No Comments

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