Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Alice is 3!

Last week saw a couple of celebrations for little Miss Alice who turned 3! She enjoyed all the partying very much. We had a little family celebration on her actual birthday and then a party later with family and some little friends.

Jack and the big boys enjoyed the party too.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Vivid Sydney

We headed to Sydney last weekend to visit Ma and also to go into the city to see the Vivid lights in Sydney. We had booked a harbour cruise with dinner (eaten on our laps so not a flash one!) and it was fun to be in Sydney with all the other people! There was a bit of waiting around but we thought it was worth the effort.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Stitching and knitting..

Winter is certainly here! The last two days have been very cool here and the sun has taken a while to come out. Excellent knitting weather! I knitted this shawl with my beautiful Debbi Bliss wool that I received for my birthday. I used a free pattern on Ravelry called Azzu's Shawl though did make it larger. The wool is so soft and warm.
 I just loved stitching this latest part of Dancing Chickens and Flying Pigs and did another block of United stitching too.

 Lovely to see what the class ladies have been making. Paddy is making a gorgeous bag by Anni Downs. This cute bunny will be on the front.
 Lynne has been very busy too making this delightful zippered pouch and the bags below! What a wonderful collection of bags you must have, Lynne.

 Jayne has been very busy foundation piecing her little houses for the latest button club by Lynette Anserson, Seaside Town.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Some progress

I have been working on a few of my ongoing projects over the last weeks. I had to try and catch up on my Dancing Chickens and Flying Pigs blocks as part 6 was coming! Here is Part 5 and my progress so far on Part 6. These are such fun to stitch.

 I showed you this block of the Yoko Saito Mystery quilt and I just needed to add 2 little dogs! This is the last block and then they need to be pieced and appliqued onto the large background piece before adding stairs etc.

 I used up all my wool to finish this crocheted scarf.
 Finally.....a year had passed since I last did the patchwork on the Scandinavian Rose stitcheries. I plan to do some piecing each month!