It's been two weeks since my knee replacement surgery and I'm doing better each day. Just because knee and hip replacements have become so common, DO NOT think they are no big deal! When hammers and saws are involved in surgery, you can bet recovery is most definitely a big deal. I'm doing well, the staples come out tomorrow and I'll graduate to a cane from the walker, and then I can take a shower! Progress is measured in the simple things.
Before surgery I prepared several of the Just Takes 2 blocks from August 15 for hand applique'--they are now complete and on the design wall:
Check out Judy L's blog to see what others are up to.
Bonnie Hunter told us that September is National Sewing Month and she is going to try to hand-quilt one hour a day each day she is home--setting such a manageable goal is the best way I've found to get something done. I'm doing that too--of course, I have no excuse since I'm laid up--no driving for 6 weeks, just rest and recuperation. But once I get busy again, it's hard to get the handwork in. Bonnie asked us to show where we do our handwork. Here is my "command central":
For inspiration, check out Bonnie Hunter's blog to see how other quilters set up their work areas.
That's it for now--time to quilt!