Bonnie UFO Challenge

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Come one…Come all!!  Anyone want to work on a UFO and try to get it finished before Bonnie Hunter’s new mystery comes out on Black Friday??  Well today is the day to tell us what you’re working on.

For me…it’s my last year’s mystery, Celtic Solstice.  This is how I last left it.

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Since Saturday when I pulled it out to work on, I’ve made just a bit of progress….I have five of the star blocks done!  It’s not a lot but it’s progress and I’ll take progress any day!

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For my friend Nell who started all the Bonnie UFO Challenge stuff with me last year, she’s working on Tumalo Trail (another one I’d love to make!)

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So if you want to play along with us, just make a blog post and tell about your project.   Put a link back here to my blog in your post.  Then come here and link your blog post.  Easy-Peasy.  If you don’t have a blog, feel free to leave a comment in the comment section and tell us about your project and your progress…

We’ll be back here each Wednesday and have the final reveal of your (hopefully) finished quilt on December 3rd so keep coming back to check out the progress.

At the House

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The house is slowly progressing.  When the carpenters left this week we were in pretty good shape.  The entire house has insulation board on it.  Most of the house is covered with the white stuff that goes over the top of that.  The garage is all shingled and the upstairs is framed in.

Here’s the upstairs.  The bathroom is to the left, the closet to the right and straight ahead is the sewing room.  There is a door going out the sewing room.  It will go out onto a deck with stairs that go to the bottom.

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We spent Sunday afternoon at the house.  Kalissa and Craig were around and helped.

Roger brought the skid loader into town.  He worked on leveling off the lawn and getting it all packed around the house.  We need the ground to slope a little away from the house so that rain will run away from the house.

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While Roger was doing the skid loader part, Craig was manning the shovel.

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Some people think I’m crazy but I decided to move all the canning jars and canning equipment that we wouldn’t be needing.  I don’t have them unpacked yet and likely won’t do that for a bit but for now, they are moved and at the new house.  I figure it’s one less thing to do later.  Besides, they won’t be in the way of the workers.

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After Kalissa and I got them moved we cleaned.  All of the addition needed help.  There were leaves that had blown in, saw dust and miscellaneous board scraps everywhere.  It’s not perfect but at least it’s no long disgusting.

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After that Kalissa and I went home and made a birthday supper for Craig while the guys stayed at the house and finished up their work.

Sadly we didn’t see any electricians and no plumbers last week.  We really need them to come.  Keep your fingers crossed for this week.  If they don’t come soon, we’ll be sliding behind.

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