Well ... my heart rate has returned to normal! Sew has my breathing! I haven't checked my blood pressure, but it usually isn't a problem. Yep ... my 13 minutes of fame has come and gone ... life has returned to normal in my remote corner of the planet! ;-)
Remember, as children we would watch the clock the last hour of school everyday ... and the minute hand never seemed to move at all ... it was always the longest hour of the day! That is exactly what this morning felt like ... it seemed like it was taking forever for noon to arrive!
So in true dillydally fashion ... to reduce my stress and help the time pass ... I decided to sew!
Since my segment of the radio show was about quilting and living in Alaska ... I wanted to sew something that had an Alaskan theme. The Forget-Me-Not is Alaska's state flower. It can grow in extreme conditions ... and its fragrance is lovely.
I made this quilt to commemorate Alaska's 50th year of statehood.
The alternating squares are of stenciled Alaskan wildflowers. This is a close up of the Forget-Me-Not block.
Oh ... how I love this small and simple flower. I used them in my wedding and collect any and every fabric I find with Forget-Me-Nots on it! Sew ... this morning I pulled some of those fabrics out ...
And made an Alaskan themed cup cozy and embellished it with my dillydally quote, "Do what you love!"
"Do dillydally!" This cup cozy along with a can of smoked Copper River salmon (caught by Brother DillyDally) will be given to one of you! All you have to do is leave a comment on any post dated April 9th - 13th. In my efforts to promote the dillydally lifestyle, your comment must reference your favorite "You know you're a dillydallier when" characteristics listed on the right hand column. On Saturday a winner will be drawn and announced! This salmon and small quilt tool caddy from Alaska could be yours!
I knew Pat Sloan was a dillydallier when she posted this picture of herself recently. Yep...as soon as I saw it I knew we were kindred spirits! If you follow the link, you'll understand immediately what I mean! She is such an incredible person and immediately made me feel comfortable! The podcast is now available here. Scroll down the page until you see the player ... click on the play button! Super easy!
What a wonderful, crazy, over the top, super dillydally day! Thanks for sharing it with me!
Do what you love! Forget-Me-Not! Do dillydally!