The pink whipped (partial) wheel is my second attempt; I used a perle cotton which I think is too heavy for the motif. I do love that design, though. On the right is another completed whipped wheel using variegated thread with a zig-zag chain on the border.
..and I will post photos of how I incorporated it in my CQ block later today on my blog.
I must be getting old. Some weekends - which I so look forward to and make such plans for - it takes me most of Saturday to decompress and get focused. Of course I have housework to do- with two dogs and four cats just sweeping up the animal fur takes a while - but I even getting an early start I find I need a few hours in the morning to wind down. Then I take my walk, usually, and that takes another hour. So the day I had such plans for (as in "I'm going to jump in at 7 am on Saturday and get things done!") is slipping away.
Yesterday the weather was spectacular, one of those perfect spring days. Just a few clouds, bright blue sky, temperatures in the low 70's and a nice breeze. I met seven friends for lunch at Garrison's. We've all worked together in the past and try to get together at least once ever couple of months. In March, three of us have birthdays so we were celebrating. One friend topped her lunch off with their B-52 Cheesecake" - which includes Bailey's Irish Cream, Kahlua, and ameretto in the filling, an Oreo cookie crust, and a chocolate ganache frosting. She passed it around so we could each have a bite - it was divine.
And here it is almost 6 am already, and time to get ready for another work week. Have a wonderful week, ladies!