Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Has everyone been watching the Olympics? Unfortunately I haven't seen much of the games. I'm either busy sewing during the day or they come on after my bedtime. My DD#2, on the other hand, has probably seen more hours of the Olympics than most. She is a big sport fanatic. She will watch almost any sport so she is in hog heaven - she gets this sports watching trait from paternal grandmother - lol! Hopefully this weekend we will have some time to watch at least some of the games. Which sport is your favorite to watch? Me? I prefer the winter Olympics but do like diving, gymnastics, and rowing.
LITTLE FACT OF THE DAY
I use at least one straw each and every day. Bright and early (well, really dark and early) I open a can of Diet 7-Up and insert a straw. Did you know you can anchor the straw in place if you angle the pop-top so the straw can go through the bottom hole? I got really tired of the straw trying to escape from the can because of the fizz and figured this out one day. I have used every color of the straws above plus more. And it has to be a bendy straw or I'm not happy. Here a couple of facts about straws.....
- The drinking straw dates to the ancient Sumerians, who used them to drink beer. A seal from 3100 B.C. depicts two men using straws to drink beer from a crock, and archaeologists discovered a gold and lapis lazuli drinking straw in a Sumerian tomb.
This block is called Lambada. I have to make 15 of these as they are the connecting blocks. So far I've made three.
This is the second block. It is called Lindy Hop. I make a Lambada block before every new block so that way I don't get bored making the same block all the time. Like I said, foundation paper piecing is my new love :)
A BIT OF CROSS STITCH
I have continued to work on my large counted cross stitch project but have taken a bit of a break to make up three blocks for WOCS.
One of the blocks they requested to be made was tropical fish. I finally found this pattern through an Etsy store. It was fun to stitch. I have made couple of other designs but I will share those another time.
And since last time I included a puppy video, I think all cat lovers can relate to this video.....