Monday, December 24, 2012

Relaxing and enjoying the day, Youtube and Merry Christmas

I got to sleep late this morning as I'm off from work today...woo hoo!  My husband got up early and left the house so he could do some last minute shopping (along with all the other husbands and men out there..) So, I got a cup of tea and decided to read my email. In one of my emails, there was a link to some of the new videos on Youtube and I decided while I was still trying to wake up that I would watch some of these.  I clicked on one of my favorites and it was Jenny Doan's video and it was about Applique.  It's a 4 part series and has Jenny Doan and Jan Patek.  It was very enjoyable to watch and has me wanting to do some applique...I've done applique in the past and it is not one of my favorite things to do but I'm going to give it another go next year.  I'm finishing up projects and I do have some applique to finish so these videos came in handy and I'll watch them again to review how to tackle my applique challenges next year.  I've had a relaxing morning watching these and have enjoyed my morning thinking and planning some things to finish up in the new year.  I have two more packages to wrap and then I'm going to start making a dessert for tomorrow.  I didn't get my quilts finished for my granddaughters for Christmas like I wanted but I'm not feeling guilty at all about them. They will get them for their birthdays instead and I haven't stressed about them at all.  I've enjoyed shopping for them and getting my house ready for Christmas instead of stressing out. 
I finished one charity quilt over the weekend and I'll take it to the meeting in January to give out. I have two more quilts to finish over the holidays and these are priority but I'm still not stressing out.  I'm relaxing and enjoying the Christmas season and I hope you are too.  I pray that everyone reading this will have a blessed Christmas. 



If you want to enjoy the video that I wathced, here it is....there are 3 other videos after this one and you can see those on Youtube. 

6 comments:

Deborah Hamilton said...

Isn't it funny how the men wait til the last minute and don't get stressed at all? HA! That's a very interesting video. I want to do some applique next year, too. I've done some in the past and enjoyed it. I like hand sewing unlike most people. Merry Christmas to you and yours!

Barb said...

Merry Christmas!!!

Jane Galley said...

I am looking forward to seeing what you are planning to do for the new year, in the meantime, enjoy the day

desertskyquilts said...

Thank you for the link. I'm glad you are not stressed for the season. =)

quilt32 said...

Good for you that you enjoyed the season. I'll also check out the video.
Lillian
lillianscupboard.wordpress.com

Barb said...

I have seen this, I just need to sit down and go through the m all.

Happy New Years!

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