Thursday, July 30, 2009

Ironing al fresco

What lengths will a sew-a-holic go to when there's a record breaking heat wave?
Ironing al fresco

Pin It!

24 comments:

Lori said...

I think this is a wonderful idea! We have a season place we go to every year with our 28 ft camper and I sew on our deck in the breeze. I even have what I like to cal my 'Camp' sewing machine. It stays there all year round! Iron on!

Ashe Family said...

too cute :)

Zonnah said...

What a great idea!

Vicki W said...

Very smart!

Lululiz said...

Nothing wrong with ironing outdoors, as long as you actually enjoy ironing, lol, which I don't. Its a chore. Mind you, ironing quilt patches is something I wouldn't consider work, so thats alright.

Chara Michele said...

Oh this makes me smile! I think I might actually take my ironing board & set it up in my garage today :) I am just really wanting to work on my quilt :)

Nichole said...

excellent choice :)

Mrs Quilty said...

What a good idea, to be outdoors and do your ironing of your blocks!! If the weather permits!!!!! Those little blocks are so pretty!! Come visit me at thegoodlifeatmyhouse.blogspot.com

Cheryl Arkison said...

Fantastic idea. And the blocks are looking good. I love the stripe.

nicolette said...

You’re so clever!

Love the new blocks!!

Kelly O. said...

I did this just the other day so I could be outside with my kids and still sew. It was fun!

Isa said...

I'll sure would go a long way!
If I don't sew I'll go crazy, and with the heat you have at the moment I think it would be even worse

becca said...

too funny! I love it

angela said...

Thanks for the smile!

Jodi@SimplyThisThat n.. said...

No way! I LOVE it.

pklaw said...

In the early 60's (in my early teen years) my girlfriend and I were responsible for the ironing in our households. We often set up an ironing station outside and spent our afternoons ironing and tanning! This brought back many great memories! I hope it cools off for you soon.

Kelly said...

LOL what a great idea!, I'll be sure to remember that when we get back to summer here down under!

Jackie said...

Now that is what I call a studio!! I just love your view.

Jen said...

LOL

Mary-Kay said...

A quilters got to do what a quilters got to do. That's a great way to beat the heat. we have a visitor here from Victoria BC and she's glad she's not home there in the heat.

jacquie said...

great idea! it's so weird...you all are having our weather...we're having yours...55 in the morning the other day and then 2 inches of rain...i'm about to float away!

Minka's Studio said...

Too funny! I'm glad for you that it cooled down today.

ohthecuteness said...

I know exactly what you mean - turn the fan on full blast in my upstairs, un-airconditioned apartment and... Iron?

Melvin said...

I was playing games online however for reading this post more interesting thanks for the share please do keep it going great job....Loveing this.

Cheers,

___________________
Melvin
Get your company name famous across the world with online marketing