Yes! In a super-busy month, I finished my May Goal. Yes!
I made it a simple goal because I knew I'd be hoofin' it to get everything accomplished this month. I'm glad I did. This month's goal was to complete the binding on my Charm Pack Cherry quilt with a black background. I do like the turquoise binding - kinda sets it off. The print fabric is Moda's Barcelona, and the entire lap quilt takes 2 charm packs of the print and 2 charm packs of the solid.
It was an interesting process to make the quilt in two different background colors. I like each one.
On a side note, the arthritis in my hands has been acting up. Not fun. But then last night, I had an unusual thing happen. The ring finger on my right hand (of course, I'm right handed) decided to voluntary, and without any prior approval from me, snap into a semi-permanent position with the fingertip down against my palm. And it refused to snap back into place.
Owie! So after I stopped panicking, calmed down and took some Ibuprofen, and soaked my hand in hot water and then in one of my flax seed hot packs (gotta love those hot packs!), I was relaxed and the tendon gave way and it went back to normal. Which is a good thing. Except after a visit with a surgeon today who specializes in hands, she gave me a cortisone shot to reduce the inflammation. Owie again! At my age, I just don't do 'owie' well, lol. Hopefully, though, it will give that hand some relief. After all, I have a big To Do List and all of it, every bit of it, involves my hands. Wish me luck so I don't need surgery!
Looking forward to seeing everyone's finishes for May. And remember: quilt with a smile!
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