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Starting Anew...Again...Again

Okay, life has gotten in the way of my blogging dedication again!

It is pretty scary to think that it will be 2009 on Thursday and I haven't finished enough quilts to dub myself a quilter yet!

So, I'm going to start a baby quilt today and really try to make some headway. It's a pattern called "Party Mints" from The Quilt Box in Dry Ridge, KY and was sold as a kit so I'd picked up a girl and boy kit. I'm anxious to get back to quilting and spend some time in my studio. Here's a pic of the fabrics...haven't opened the boy one yet.



I see that Bonnie Hunter at Quiltville is doing a mystery quilt on New Year's Eve and I think I'll join her. I've never done a mystery quilt so this should be fun for me. Check it out!

Can these be counted for 2009? Pretty please?

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