but Christmas IS coming! These guys just crack me up, and a merry heart does me good!
And these guys are funnier still. I can't seem to get a very good picture of them, but trust me - there is just something about a Santa sock monkey that is hilarious. Or maybe it's just me.
Last night, or rather early this morning, I finished the crosses quilt. I added another border, this one with teapots, to make it wide enough. What's not to love - cupcakes, teapots and lots of purple. This was for a friend of ours.
Here's the backing and a closer look at the binding.
These beauties were made by the Sweetie who got the crosses quilt today. The cupcakes are going to the CF Walk tomorrow, even though Miss Ru won't be going. Perry is going to walk for her and himself as well, which is only right. The two shall be as one, the Bible says. Again, I did not capture the color correctly. The roses are a gorgeous purple. Miss Ru does love her some purple!
Miss Ru is still in the hospital, and the doctors are still working on getting her back where she belongs. We really appreciate all the prayers and well wishes from you, my dear friends!
Also last night, because I was really on a roll - I finished the apple core Christmas quilt. Mr. Muddling loves this quilt, but it is not staying here. It will be going on a little trip out of state.
The backing on this one is a green, not gray, flannel.
And yes, I am so bad that I sneaked a photo of Mr. Muddling "resting" while we were in Miss Ru's room the other day. Spending time in the hospital is not fun for the patients or for those who love them, but thank God for them and for all the help we can get to get well!
As one of my blog friends told me not long ago, sewing happy fabrics into quilts helps you to cope with the things going on in your life that are not so happy. That is certainly the case for me. It's therapeutic.
Hope you're finding ways to stay happy and busy!
Hugs and kisses,