Slow Stitching Sunday

Mr. Wonderful and I decided to take an impromptu trip to visit my parents. You know what that means, slow stitching in the car! I just might get my January goal for Brinton Hall done sooner rather than later! The first corner is done and I might get the second one done before the end of the day.  

Hexies are such a great project for the car. We stopped at a fun little shop and I picked up these FQs. I’ve already prepared some hexies with them!

I especially like this one with presidents on it. 

We are also enjoying some lovely views through the Upper Peninsula. 

 God sure paints a magnificent sky!

Linking up with Kathy’s Quilts


About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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12 Responses to Slow Stitching Sunday

  1. anudge says:

    Unfortunately, I get car sick if I stitch in the car. You are blessed!

  2. Cecile says:

    I’m glad to read that you are working on your Brinton ! I know it’s a BIG quilt and a BIG work ! Like you, I worked on it during the Christmas holidays !
    Lovely photos !

  3. Bonnie in Va says:

    Yes, your hexies are gorgeous. The few I’ve made look rather pathetic, if truth be told. I was in the UP last summer all the way to Munising. It was hotter than home in central Va. And yet I’ve been in the UP in July and frozen. Part of hubby’s family live in and around Manistique. Beautiful scenery and amazing lighthouses too.

  4. cajunquilter says:

    I wish I could knit or stitch in the car but unfortunately I get car sick if I try. Your hexie are great!

  5. Hi,
    Your Hexies are beautiful. The view of your drive is awesome.
    Have a great day!

  6. Catht says:

    I knew you too were from Michigan but I didn’t know you had family in the UP. My parents retired and moved to the UP. They lived on Big Lake Manistque near Newberry. When my Mom passed away in 2006 I moved up there to take care of Dad. I lived there for 4 years until Dad passed. Your pictures reminded me so much of that time. My son lives outside of Marquette and we go up there 3 or 4 times a year. BTW…your hexies are beautiful. Hugs

  7. A great day… hexies, fabric purchases, and gorgeous scenery!

  8. CathieJ says:

    Your fat quarter finds are very pretty. Enjoy your car-stitching. I can knit and crochet in the car, but I find stitching difficult.

  9. daneesey says:

    I love stitching hexies in the car — especially on long trips. It makes the time pass so much more quickly! The horizon picture is lovely; God really does do marvelous handiwork Himself! 🙂

  10. Angela says:

    Having some hand stitching to look forward to almost makes me look forward to long car trips.

  11. Sandra says:

    I haven’t tried stitching while in the car….just knitting socks. I may have to give it a try!

  12. vivjm says:

    I’ve never tried stitching on a car journey before, though I have on the train. Lovely photos.

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