Nina here to give everyone an update on some deliveries we received late last week and some other news. The first delivery arrived on Thursday. I gave it an initial inspection and let mom know that at least 5 doggies had contact with that package. They seemed to be small of stature and elongated in build. Mom said I did very well because the box was from Agnes (What’s her name) from Dachsies With Moxie and that they had 5 dachshunds.
Mom was a bit concerned that only one package arrived that day because she said she was expecting two boxes and when it didn’t show up on Friday either she emailed What’s Her Name to see if she could track it down. A short while later WHN replied and said the tracking information showed it was in Nashua, New Hampshire!
Click on the image to see it bigger to see just how far off the mark they were. Fortunately that wayward box appeared on our doorstep the next day. I helped mom inspect the contents of this box too. Here is a little video of the action.
Charlie helped me take a good look at the second box. It had more pink fabric and a big pillow thing.
Mom explained that the big “pillow” is the batting that goes in between the quilt and the fabric on the back of the quilt. The big piece of solid pink fabric is the fabric that will go on the back of the quilt and the other fabrics are the Fearless Five fabrics. When the first box arrived with the backing fabric, Mom took it to the washing machine and let the machine eat the fabric. She said she needed to wash and dry the fabric to let it shrink before using it.
The pretty fabrics will be cut into long strips and sewn back together to make the binding for the quilt. I am sure I will be helping her with that. Mom can’t wait to get the binding ready so she can add it to the quilt when she is done with the quilting it.
In other news Mom has been telling me about the Valentines Day Pawty that is coming up and I thought it would be fun to go. Now being a mature doggie, I don’t think I will be doing any of that dancing and swinging from the chandeliers I have heard about, but I thought I would make a nice chaperone to try to keep some of the younger pups from doing anything they might regret the next day. Of course it would be real nice if I could have an escort to the pawty too.
Mom has told me about a couple of boy dogs that would make great companions for me. I’m looking for a mature male doggie, athletic (but not too wild), and maybe one that shares an interest in quilting too. I wonder who could fit that bill? I suppose he doesn’t have to be into quilting as long as he is a sweet, gentle doggie. I’m not much of a dress up doggie, but I have been known to sport a pretty bandana now and then and I thought my Valentine’s Day bandana mom made for me would be perfect for the pawty.
Well that is all the news for now. I am looking forward to helping mom with her projects and I can’t wait to meet everyone at the pawty! See you then.