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So last night I decided to take a break from my electronics (ie: phone, kindle and lap top) due to the recent flare of a chronic condition. I was reading a book when the idea for a baby mat came to me. So off I was measuring and cutting. Stubborn me because cutting should have been a No No as well. At the end of  the night I had cut 2 pieces of fabric and a piece of batting. Today after work I pinned the three layers and sewed them on 3 sides. On the 4th side I left an open to reverse it. I did a top stitch around the entire thing. I wash and dried it to see….the batting bunches in the middle but flattens with smoothing. Seems quite possible that I missed sewing the batting when I was closing it up. Needless to say it is not up to my standards so I am hesitant to post a picture. I can’t be too unhappy as I am gifting  it to a co worker who is expecting in April. I shall try this again after going back to the creativity board.

*I suffer from Chronic Neck Pain due to a car accident and also have an ankle issue that causes severe pain from time to time. I think I am having a flare up due to the Wolf Blanket (an hour of continuous sewing…my foot was not happy with the vibration). I try not to let it stop me though.

As always I was looking forward to Friday’s arrival as it signals the end of the work week and and beginning of my creative time. However, last night my back started hurting. Thought nothing of it took some anti inflammatory and went to bed early. I woke up numerous times last night due to the discomfort. This morning I called my boss and said I would not be in today. I can not believe how badly my lower back feels. Sitting and standing are the worst. Laying has become tolerable. Well there goes being creative and looks like I need to pamper myself today. 

One quick thing before I go back to laying down.

I want to thank Michelle of for mentioning me  and the Mug Rug I made from her tutorial on her blog. Her tutorial really is easy to follow and I am looking forward to making “normal size” Mug Rugs soon.

Hope you have a great weekend and as always Enjoy what today brings you!

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July 2020