New Orleans House Project

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Sunday at the Camp with Birds and Beach Music

Dear Hubby and I retreated to our camp this weekend.  We were both in need of some R & R and the weather was some of the best we've had in months.  We spent most of the day out on our deck, watching the birds scarf down at the birdie buffet!  You can't really see them in this cell phone picture, but we had flocks of finches as well as our resident cardinals and blue jays.  A pair of bluebirds even stopped by to check out the bird house.  
We didn't exactly have a bright, sunny day, but the natural daylight was better for hand stitching than sitting in the house under the Ott light!  
I basted the head and wings for the first block of my 4 block eagle quilt.  After basting, I appliqued the head and most of one wing.  A little more stitching time this evening should result in two appliqued wings.

We also had a lovely Beach Music concert while we enjoyed our time on the deck.  Our oldest son turned us on to a music app (for smartphones, iPads and all computers) called Songza.  It has an amazing selection of music - for free!  We dialed in a "channel" called Under the Boardwalk and listened to hours of golden oldie R&B music.  All in all, a wonderfully relaxing day!

I'm linking up with Slow Sunday Stitching at Kathy's Quilts.  I'm so happy to have had a hand stitching day today!



  1. Sounds like a relaxing way to spend the day! Enjoy your stitching. Looking forward to your progress on your eagle project.

  2. A wonderful day indeed! So glad you could enjoy some stitching!

  3. Sounds like a perfect weekend to me. I like your eagle so far, I'm still contemplating mine, but I do have the background that's at least one step done! LOL

  4. I'll have to check that music out for my new sewing room. Sounds like a perfect day.

  5. how nice! is cabin and cottage the same as camp there? I always think outdoor plumbing and a tent. Looks so lovely

  6. Lovely to get some r & r! Your Eagle quilt is coming along very nicely.:)

  7. Sounds like heaven to me! A perfect day, with much stitching progress!


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