Praise !

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? I Corinthians 3:16
Psalm 31: 7, 8
I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy; for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul in adversities;
And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy; thou hast set my feet in a large room.


Thursday, January 27, 2011

Color me HAPPY !

Remember how I was so disappointed the other day that my local WalMart store wouldn't honor their online price of $39.00 for the 6 ft. folding table?  I went ahead and paid $44.88 to be sure that I got the model that I wanted while I could find it?  $5.00 extra........doesn't sound like a lot, but with the limited "fun budget" that I allow myself, it's quite a nudge. 

Well,.................today's ad in our local paper announced a ROLL BACK on that table.  It now sells for $34.88 !  That's right !   $10.00 LESS than I paid.   I took my receipt out there and they refunded $10.95 to me !  Woo Hoo, glory HALLELUJAH !

I sat down later to start hand-quilting the zigzag quilt.  Uh.....it's been awhile, and I don't love it so much as I used to !   Hand-quilting that is !  Actually, I never loved DOING IT, just the after product.   Now, I just keep thinking .......hmmm...I could have this baby done in 2 days if I went to the machine !

EDIT:  Wait, wait, now I'm getting my groove.   I switched to a big needle and a bigger stitch, and I'm a happy camper again.  I'm planning on using this quilt a lot, and didn't see any use in killing myself for tiny stitches.  I don't know......like I said the other day, then was then and now is now, and I'm actually enjoying this, quilting it this way, so, as someone said the other day........WA-LAH !

4 comments:

  1. Congratulations on your refund!
    I love both the results of hand quilting and the process. But the fact that I'm mortal drives me to the machine--I still won't live long enough to make all the ones I want to make!

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  2. I love my craft tables. They sure come in handy. So glad you got a refund!

    Your quilt is looking wonderful!

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  3. I love it when we wait on Him, do what is right and He comes right back at us with something even better than the original!

    This quilt is awesome!

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  4. Great deal on the table, so glad you got a refund and I know it'll get its use!!

    Love the quilt you are working on now. Hand quilting is so much slower, but I love to have hand work available to do as much as possible. And I love the look of hand quilting so much more. (The word "perfect" isn't part of my vocabulary; as in "tiny, perfect little stitches"- every thing I make is for my own enjoyment. If it's not fun I don't waste my time on it ;)

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