I made a promise to myself several weeks ago that I wasn't going to spend the entire three-day Labor Day weekend working and doing chores. There needed to be some fun involved! I managed to accomplish that! On Saturday evening Greg and I attended a Farm Party at our friends' home out in the country. We had SUCH a good time! If you've never been to a Farm Party -- then you've really missed out. This one was in honor of our wonderful friend Gladys Nekola and it was an absolute blast! The party was held in their large machine shed (Rex had to move all his equipment and tools!), there were tables set up for eating, a dance floor because there was a karaoke DJ, and so much food it was absolutely impossible to "try a little of everything!" The family provided pulled pork, potato salad and pasta salad. Gladys made her famous kolaches and with two pastry chefs in the family you can about imagine the desserts! Everyone else brought food to share and they actually had to set up more tables to hold it all. People ate, sang, danced, laughed and then ate some more! Greg and I had a wonderful time and it was a wonderful way to spend Saturday night. THANK YOU!
Sunday we attended church, did chores and some gardening and then I snuck into my sewing room. I'd picked out some fabrics a couple of weeks ago and I'd been cutting away on them whenever I got a few minutes. Actually, I'd started updating one of my first published patterns (Queen's Court) and it's been so long since I've made the quilt that I got myself thoroughly confused when I was figuring yardage so I decided to make the lap size version to reacquaint myself with how everything went together. I'd forgotten how much I actually enjoyed making this pattern because the blocks go together so quickly! I declared Labor Day to be a Sewing Day and got all the blocks finished up. Now I need to piece the setting triangles and the border and put it all together. Maybe this weekend? Here's a photo of some of the blocks. I think it's going to look just fine. Now I can't wait to get the rest of it done!