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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

One More Week - OUCH!

   One week from today I will not be sitting in my comfy clothes and playing on my computer, though truthfully, I was working on my second math unit.  I will not have gotten up at 10 and played fetch in the back yard.  I will not have done those restful things I love so much.  I will have spent the day moving furniture and cleaning my dust filled classroom.  Ah well, I am blessed to have a job I do love so much even if I really do wish it could start at 10, okay 9 at least.  Anything but 6!!!
     Every Inchie Monday's word was spiral.  (Like my summer spiraling away - alright, I will stop whining)  I kept mine simple - just a spiral. 

      Diane Clancy had us use the letters U#X to find tangles.  I chose to use xadent, up and across, xenso, 4 corners and 100.  I also used the string #137 from Tangle Patterns. 


     Pattern Collections has started a tangle a day to focus on.  I know I won't be able to keep up with this in a few days, but when I can it should be fun.  The tangle for yesterday was plum-lei.  I debated on color, but black and white won out.
     Putting the tangle b'twined on a circular string was a bit of a challenge.  Made by Joey gave us a good one this time.  I stuck with it and actually really love this tile.  Didn't think I would at first.
     Now off to do . . . something.  I think dinner is calling me for the moment.  I have got to spend some time getting the decorations done for my classroom door.  The problem is - I have no idea what to do.  I am sure it will "hit" me.  At least I hope so.  We shall see.
     Thank you for dropping by and I love reading your comments.  I always go and look at the art work on other sites but don't often have the time to comment on all of them.  So I truly appreciate the time you take to share a bit of sunshine with me. 

8 comments:

  1. Love your plum-lei tangle - never see that one - it's a gorgeous tile you've created - well they all are and your Inchie - very talented

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  2. so many works this week. Love them all! Glad you are enjoying the last bits of summer.

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  3. Sounds like you are very busy but your artwork is just amazing. Love the inchie

    Chrissie xx

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  4. Great job with your b'twined circle and all your work.

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  5. I had to laugh, Cathy, at the waiting for the idea to "hit" you. Of course, I used to do the same thing. I always wondered what would happen if it didn't hit me, but it never failed to do so. You should share a photo of your classroom when it is finished. As you will see, I was enamored by your plum-lei tangle and had to go on an Internet search where I found the Facebook group and joined. I don't know if I will be able to keep up either, but was a great additional resource!

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  6. Lovely work! I especially love your Plum-lei piece;-)

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  7. Some fantastic tangles, especially the Plum-lei. Great spiral inchie as well.

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  8. who is it that said that August is the sunday of the week for teachers - always hated the beginning of school even though I liked teaching - I am not a morning person and getting up so early was awful after a summer of sleeping as late as I wanted to. Good inchie (my paper inchie looks a little like it)

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