I started making prairie points for this quilt top that has been waiting its turn for about a year now.
I cut out paper squares of various sizes and folded them to audition sizes, then cut 86 4-inch squares out of 14 fabrics leftover from making the leaves. The squares are folded twice on the diagonal to make tidy little triangles.
Next, thunderstorms came rolling through again. It was the 3rd night in a row, and they go on for hours, and after 7 years in the Midwest they still wake me up. I'm getting a bit cranky from reduced sleep... Anyway, I didn't want to leave my machine plugged in during the storms so the points didn't actually get sewn to the quilt. They got picked up and put away so the kids could curl up down here if the storms turned severe.
For those of you not in the Midwest, severe refers to damaging winds and/or hail. Last night's storms weren't "severe" but coupled with the previous two nights of heavy rainfall they caused two rivers to overflow their banks and cause record flooding in parts of town. Happily we're OK where we are, though currently we have no running water (the kids looked at me very srangely when I told them not to flush the toilets...)
So easy cooking tonight - sandwiches and whatever doesn't create dishes to wash :) And as long as the power stays on to keep the A/C running to keep the heat at bay (105 F/41 C with the humidity factored in) I can keep quilting. There aren't supposed to be any storms tonight...