Friday, December 27, 2013

Celtic Solstice Mystery Clue 5 (Bonnie Hunter)

I'm so excited . . .  I'm all caught up.

I came home from spending Christmas with family and had a marathon sewing session.  Thursday night I was able to finish all of clues 1 - 4.  I listened to a book on CD and kept going until 2:00 am.  I even checked to see if Bonnie had listed clue 5 before I headed to bed.
http://quiltville.blogspot.com/p/celtic-solstice-mystery.html

Friday morning I immediately checked for clue 5, then proceeded to get it together.  I finished all of clue 5 at 3;30 this afternoon.  I hadn't planned to sew it all today, but once I got started I just kept going.  Of course, this meant I didn't make my usual treadmill session at the gym.  Now I have to wait seven days to get the next clue!  This is worse than a child waiting for Christmas.
Clue 5 finished


All pieces from clues 1 - 5.
I had a nice visit with my family over the holiday.  Our big event is Christmas Eve.  Lots of children (9 months to 9 years) in the next generation so that makes it even more fun.  We have dinner, take a family photo, open gifts, then play games.  We do tend to get a little wild during game time.  I ended up with the final prize, but the gift bag was in shreds.  Christmas Day is what I call the "Left Overs".  All of us that don't have a second family we need to visit.  We have a quiet lunch together.  This year there were 14 of us for Christmas Day.

Thank you for looking.
Have a safe New Year's Eve celebration.

5 comments:

  1. I am still trying to catch up - haven't even started the last two clues. I am sewing this weekend (after Debbie and I go to Bakersfield to drop off our machines for service. We wore them out. :) Glad you had a nice Christmas visit with family and yes, kids at Christmas is tons of fun.

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  2. Your colors are so yummy reminds me of ice cream soda on a hot summer day :)

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  3. Your mystery is beautiful so far!

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  4. Love you colors and the dark neutral choice. I too finished clue 5 on Sunday & waiting for the next clue is maddening! Can't wait to see the big reveal of the layout.

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  5. Looks like you're poised for the final clue! Thanks for sharing and I'm looking forward to seeing your finished top.

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