Friday, February 15, 2013

Clearing the house and a quick peek

I've been cleaning out for the last week and took 6 car loads to Goodwill, a carload to the electronics recycling center, a load of books to the library used book sale and today filled a friends car with old quilting books and fabric for her church guild that makes charity quilts. So after a year of decisions and life changes this move is starting to feel real. The house has been photographed for the listing, after the real estate told me all the quilts had to come off the walls so the house would not look "old lady". I just had to laugh about that one.

I had another chuckle when I stopped by a local "Antique" mall the day after my Goodwill deliveries and saw an item I had taken to Goodwill the day before being set up for sale by a dealer. And clearly I don't need more stuff but I just wanted to see if I could find a piece or two of green transferware for my new house while I had the chance. Anyway, I hope she does well selling the trunk from Cost Plus World Market as an antique!

I haven't had much time for blogging or sewing but while sitting some repairs were being done in the house I was able to complete this little block. It is for a surprise quilt so I can't say more just in case the recipient happens to see this. So here is a quick peek.

7 comments:

Oops-Lah said...

Lovely block! Good luck with the house sale.

Every Stitch said...

What a sweet little bird - looking forward to seeing the rest. Good luck with the house sale!
Hilda

Karen said...

I had to laugh about the trunk!

Jane in Wales said...

What a lovely block! Fancy a house full of qults looking 'old lady'. I hope the house sells quickly.

Rachaeldaisy said...

You made me laugh with the real estates comment and the antique owner trunk! It all sounds as though its going well which is great to hear. That little bird is such a sweetie, thanks for the sneak peek!

Siobhán said...

Oh my goodness--I just love that bird! It's gorgeous. Best of luck with the house!

M and M plus 3 said...

How sweet, love your bird.