Wednesday, January 03, 2018

PRODUCTION LINE

Stage One of the production line:


ABOVE:  I've got all the components of the tops of the next lot of mug rugs sorted out.  This time I am doing the applique before I add the backing!

There's at least 50 - 60 mugs rugs ready for stitching there... so I reckon that's what I will be doing for the next week or so!  edit:  got that wrong! There's 127 of them!

It's not a simple two minute job, there's a few steps involved.  If I was only making one, I could get it done in about an hour, but I'm not obviously.

I'm already looking forward to getting this lot done so I can move on to the next ones, something different next time.  Got to keep it interesting!


ABOVE:  I made a bit of a mess!  Yes, I do have a bin, but I was cutting out here ... and there... and at the sewing machine... so I just dropped it on the floor.
Brylee, bless her heart, is going to pick it all up for me...  When I ask her.   *smiles*

So that will be my day, SEWING... unless Stew has an idea for us?  But knowing him, he will be perfectly happy watching sport on the TV while I sew.

ONWARD...


 ABOVE:  My new 'normal'.  I am really enjoying the sparkling water with a half strength addition of Lemon Flavouring.  In fact, yesterday I drank almost 2 litres of WATER, and only one 750 ml bottle of Diet Coke!


ABOVE:  9.40 am:  Making a start...


ABOVE:  Huge downside of sewing for hours?  I got no bones in me feet!  All swollen and feeling tight and horrid.   I will have to take a break soon and lie on the floor with my feet up on the couch.  *grrrrr*
Add to that at least 5 mosquito bites on just that foot!  They are rampant this summer.

Stopped for dinner... which was sausages, potato gems, caulifower, peas and gravy.  YUM!

I might do some more sewing later, it will depend on how I feel, right now I'm knackered.


ABOVE:  I got FIFTY TWO mug rug's applique and quilting done today!   And I have only got ... SEVENTY FIVE left to do... well that's the one's I've made a start on.
I might just finish that lot (all 127) and then have a go at a table runner or two.  *smiles*

HEY YOU and YOU:  Don't try dragging me into your friggin 'Sit Com', I am not getting involved ever again.  Keep away from each other ... problem SOLVED.  If you (J) try ringing me again, I will block your number.  You have been warned.

Winding down for the day.  Watching Saving Private Ryan... TOM HANKS.... *drool*.  lol

10 comments:

  1. My floor is a disaster lol

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  2. Why not try placemats too. Well separately and in sets. I'm sure they'd be popular.

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  3. Anonymous10:21 AM

    Happy Birthday to Amanda yesterday...beautiful looking girl

    Cheers

    Peta

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  4. Well done on the water, and only 750ml of Diet Coke. Keep up the good work. I aim for 1.5l of water a day (more if I walk or gym), one 333ml can Diet Coke & then undo it all with too much wine haha

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  5. Well done with your continuing water intake. Happy sewing.

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  6. Anonymous1:35 PM

    You water intake is getting better. Your doing such an awesome job with your health.

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  7. Wow amazing on the water intake gosh that is an impressive production line of sewing....

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  8. Well done on your switch to water! I know what a huge change that is for you. You should try Scentsy's Coconut & lemongrass wax in your warmer - it deters mozzies and flies - is amazing! :)

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  9. Love the mug rugs. You do wonderful quilting work. Love the mozzie bites. We are -30 here which is normal for this time of year. Thank you.

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  10. Hey wow! Everything but your poor swollen foot looks so happy. I am glad you are drinking a bit of water - believe it or not that should help you not retain so much water. So I've heard anyway.

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