Sunday, March 12, 2017

All things green

The big day is almost here so I thought I should start to prepare for all things Irish!  Today as I was picking up a few things at the grocery store I passed a display of little shamrock plants. 
I really hope this little guy survives (and thrives).  I don't have the best history with house plants.  Maybe the "luck of the Irish" will shine down on it 😀☘️ And this was the weekend craft project - a little table topper
My first attempt at pinwheels.  They are not as easy as I thought. They are not perfect but they will do just fine for a first attempt.  Here's a close up
I love that shamrock fabric.  It was a fun little project and helped me get more confident with adding the binding and going around those corners.  And for dessert, a batch of pistachio squares.
The finished pan of squares are in the refrigerator to set before I can cut them.  It's going to be a long couple of hours.   Lol

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  1. Your pinwheel project came out great! You go girl.
    I'll be over for dessert...lol!
    Hugs :)
    Lauren

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  2. Kim, I'm really proud of you with those little sewing projects. How cute is that!
    I started a star quilt years a go and I had difficulty with the points and it's still sitting in the UFO pile. All the fabric has been cut.
    Some day I may be brave enough to try again.
    Your desert sounds delicious.
    Happy St Patrick Day this week.
    Hugs,
    Julia

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  3. Well aren't you the Queen of Quilt! I love roasted pistacios but wonder what those squares (cookies, candy?) taste like.

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  4. Love the quilt and I do hope your plant does well. I'm not a good houseplant person either...outside I do much better! Hope your squares are delish and maybe there's some corned beef and cabbage later this week?

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  5. Love that little quilt! And those pistachio bars....Mmmmmmmm! :-)

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  6. I love your green things...the pinwheels are sweet with the white setting off the green and your squares are pistachio so must be good. Happy Stitching, Eating, etc.

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  7. Well there! you did a wonderful little quilt. I would love to have dessert with you
    Cathy

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  8. I love your quilt! Pinwheels make me crazy. :) I think yours turned out incredible. I hope you have a really great week Kim!

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  9. just so you know, that little plant may all die off at some point, but fear not, it is just resting and should come back!

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  10. Well aren't you the Queen of Quilt! I love roasted pistacios but wonder what those squares (cookies, candy?) taste like.


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