Whew! I'm tired!! I'll definitely sleep well tonight. We all worked very, very hard today. Today, we backfilled behind the new retaining walls. Last year, when we had the septic replaced, they left us a large pile of dirt- mostly clay from where they excavated for the new tank. The septic guy offered to spread it around for us, but we knew we had plans for that pile of dirt. And today was the day!!
I14 and I took turns with the mattock, hacking away at the clay to loosen it up.
But, lest you think the day was all work and no play. No such thing! This morning, I went to the fabric store while V was at Kum Do since I needed some batting. Of course, I lucked out that their fabric remnants were all half price. Hmm, so I picked up a few for coordinates for my new project. I've been going through the stash. The scrap stash. And it's got some treasures!!
A number of years ago, one of my aunts passed away (Aunt E). She was a quilter and crafter and since I was the only quilter in the family, I was gifted with her fabric and scrap stash. In it were some wonderful vintage fabrics that I have never used: