Sunday, January 21, 2018
I have called this post sewing as I have actually done some machining this past week. My fellow blogger, Chookyblue, has been spending at least 10 minutes in her sewing room each day so I tried it. I do go in there often to cut things, iron things and plan but I don't sit and machine often enough. Well ....it worked. I put together the last block of Scandinavian Rose! I know, you have seen the slow progress of this quilt over the many years (it was started in 2014) but to add the last few little squares was very satisfying. It made me think of Rosalie, the designer too, who sadly died from rotten cancer a few weeks ago.
Monday, January 15, 2018
I have been having fun doing different things over the last few weeks. It has been nice to work on these cross stitch Santas.
Mind you, it is time I went into the sewing room to work on some UFOs. I noticed Chooky Blue is doing just 10 minutes per day in the sewing room and is achieving so much. Might need to challenge myself to go into the sewing room and use my lovely machine for just 10 minutes!!!!
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Here we are in 2018. It has been a nice relaxing time after the busyness of Christmas. We had a lovely few days with Ma visiting. The kids came round lots to spend time in the pool. The pool has come into its own this summer as the big boys are almost swimming and just love it. We enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea here with Janelle and Richard and their family. Sadly we didn't take any photos.
I have been stitching a little. It is fun to just make whatever you want and to just ignore the UFOs in the sewing room. I have enjoyed a little cross stitch, finished my bunting based on a pattern by Anni Downs and stitched this A for little miss Alice. The pattern for this was in the Homespun magazine last year.