LOL, I just couldn't do a thing until I put a CQ block together. Fancy that. So later after our festivities, I'll settle in my chair and watch some more fireworks on the tv. Hmmmm, I have so many stitches to choose from and will use my "success-strips." These are sold by Robbie at www.embroiderysuccess-strips.com at a very reasonable price. The marking pen that was included is red. It didn't show up on some fabrics when I tested it. So I also bought a water-soluble blue marking pen. Pretty soon, I'll dig in :) Doing the happy dance!
Happy 4th of July!