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Other than my family, the passion of my life is quilting. An eclectic, I love a wide variety of styles and techniques encompassing both machine and hand work. I am a longarm quilter who can work for you. I enjoy any style, from pantographs to all-over to full custom, ranging from traditional to modern. I love bringing vintage tops to life and am willing to work with a challenging quilt top. Instagram: lyncc_quilts

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

BOMs Away - Goodbye to Dad, and Fiesta Mexico

 


Welcome to the Link-up for BOMs Away Mondays!

Where we share what we're doing on a BOM type project
so they don't stall out in UFO-land!
(Linky at the bottom)


Scott's father was buried yesterday, with a very small graveside ceremony. I am too sick, still, to be able to travel, but Scott was able to go. Dad got a full Air Force Veteran's burial, even though only 6 family members were present. The honor detail carried his casket to the site, gave him a 21 Volley Salute, and presented his flag to the eldest son. I wish I could have seen it all. I know Dad loved having that. He served for over 20 years. Scott's got the memory stick with him that has pictures of Dad on it, so I'll come back and add a couple when he's back home.



Scott and his dad, August 2017 - their house was smack in the middle of the fullest observation zone for the 2017 solar eclipse.

Last week was one more week of hand-work only, and I finished Block 7 of my Fiesta Mexico project. This one is 14 inches. All of my hand applique is needle-turned, using the back-basting method:


For 3 days I've been able to do 20 minutes of piecing work at my machine after lunch. That's pretty much the limit of my energy, but hopefully when the weekend comes I'll be able to get some piecing finished for something from another BOM! I love the burst of progress on Fiesta Mexico and Octopuses Garden, but I'm ready to look at one of the others in the rotation!

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Have you been able to do any BOM type work lately? We'd love to see it.  :)

Kate over at Katie Mae Quilts has joined me in hosting this meet-up, 
and linking up from either end puts you on the party at both sides.


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6 comments:

  1. I love seeing your progress on your hand applique! I'm so sorry that you weren't able to make it to the graveside ceremony. I'm still so heartbroken for you and your family for your losses and illnesses. Please take care. <3

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  2. It sounds like Scott’s dad got a proper military send off. I am so sorry for your losses.

    You latest Mexican Fiesta block is simply gorgeous!

    Take care!
    Michelle
    https://mybijoulifeonline.com

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  3. So sorry that you were unable to travel to your FIL's funeral. It makes to loss that much worse, doesn't it? Here's hoping you will soon be feeling well, again!

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  4. I'm so sorry you're sick and that you missed the funeral. My condolences.

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  5. I've been away for a few days, and checked your blog to see how you're doing. So sorry you're still sick, and I'm hoping for a full recovery for you...and soon. It's a tough season for you, and I'm very sorry for the loss of your loved ones.

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  6. I am SO sorry to hear that you're still struggling with the virus. This must seem endless to you! Again, my sympathies on the death of your FIL. His military funeral was a nice tribute to him, and I'm glad for that. Blessings.

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