June is Light Blue

I have been on the couch (or the bench as my footy mad kids would say) for ten days suffering from the flu.  Next year I am going to get a flu shot, honestly what a complete waste of time that was, not to mention horrible!
I was so sick I couldn't sew...literally had no interest and couldn't concentrate.  But yesterday, I felt well enough to crank up the sewing machine.  
The colour for June is Light Blue in the Rainbow Scrappy Challenge.
After I made these leaf blocks I got out the remaining 2.5" blue squares and cranked out some more nine patches.  I started out with light and mid blue and then made dark blue as well - because there were so many lurking in the box.  
I have nearly used all my blue squares, only a couple of dark blue left.  But loads of half square triangles are going begging.  I will leave them for another day....might make a nice border, if I ever figure out how I am going to use all these 9 patches together!
I might have been feeling better, but my brain was obviously on holidays.  This is what happens to your normally round stick blender...if you puree the pumpkin soup while it is still on the heat....yes I know to turn it off, but I am still adjusting to electric stove tops and how slow they respond v gas!
Big oops!
Happy quilting, Sue.

18 comments:

  1. wow that was a bad dose of the flu.. glad you are on the mend even if the brain is taking a while to catch up..... love all your scrappy blocks...
    Hugz

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  2. Good to hear you're feeling better. Lovely blues.

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  3. 10 days is a long time to be sick and not sew anything. You must have been incredibly ill! Glad to hear you’re better now .

    Your 9 patches are just darling. Made me want to run off to my scrap bin immediately and make some of my own but alas I have different fish to fry today.

    Your poor stick blender ! Can it be resurrected or are you on the hunt for a new one?

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  4. So happy you are feeling better. I had the flu shot last year but still got the flu. The doctor said I was still better off than the patient she was seeing who didn't get the flu shot as she was off work for 3 weeks or more.
    How can you not like blue? I don't anyone who doesn't like blue. It has universal appeal. Your rainbow of petals is going to look wonderful.
    Bummer about the stick blender. Just proves it must of had quilt a bit of heat in the pan to melt it like that. Pumpkin soup is Gabe's favourite.

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  5. So sorry to hear that you had the flu. It is really miserable, and such a huge drain on time and energy. Feeling better is always a nice change though. So many pretty blues. Looks like you are getting to the bottom of your stack of squares. Great work!

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  6. Sorry you caught that flu bug, it's definitely not a fun time. Hopefully you are feeling much better now and can get back to stitching. Your blue blocks turned out beautifully. Even better that they made a dent in the scrap bins.

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  7. Good to hear you are better. I have had flu shots for years. Never quite know if they are a waste of money as you never know if you would have caught the flu if you hadn't had them. But boy I'm glad I do when I see people as sick as you have been.
    Those blue blocks look great. You've certainly caught up once you felt better.

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  8. Love all the blues! I had not seen the leaf blocks as individual units before - easy construction, will have to try them!

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  9. Glad you are feeling better to sew! 10 days is just awful. Love all your blocks!

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  10. 10 days is a long time to be sick. Yuck. Glad you are feeling better and able to use up those scraps! You have a couple of fun projects. I especially like the leaves.

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  11. No fun being sick. It took me over 4 weeks to recover from some nasty bug earlier this spring. Flu shot next fall - you bet! Some lovely blue leaf and 9 patch blocks. Glad you're up and sewing again.

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  12. I hope you are feeling better. Happy to see your cool blue blocks.

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  13. Glad you are feeling better even if you are playing with the blues.

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  14. well, I like what you sewed. Feel better and stronger
    LeeAnna

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  15. Lovely blues. Hope you continue to feel better.

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