Monday, 13 November 2017

A quick update

Hi lovely readers, just popping in quickly to say hello, life is busy busy but I’m no different to anyone else, am I?

It’s FREAKING hot today after a relatively cool start to the season change, we are still two weeks away from the official start of summer but the cover is off the pool already and two little girls have been using it a large amount already!  I have yet to bare my bikini yet (ha!) but you’ll all be pleased to know I did go for an early morning walk this morning and I have vowed to give up alcohol …. during the week.  (Relax, I’m nowhere near ready to give it up entirely!).  I was very clever a few years ago and lost a good chunk of weight and whilst I’m not back where I was when I was heavy (refuse to say the F word, it’s banned in our house) it’s been slipping back on all too easily.  I have it on good authority that I’ll be getting a fitbit for my birthday (I brought it for myself and wrapped it so it’ll be a BIG surprise when the girls give it to me!) so hopefully I can turn things around again.   I’m not blessed with will power so I hope this time sticks a bit.

But you’re not hear for fitness talk, you’re here for quilts, aren’t you?  I don’t have much to show you today but I did manage to prep and stitch two more Lucy blocks:

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I need to get the other ones out and see what colours I need to do to make a balanced quilt.  I seem to go for blue, I don’t mean to but it’s turning that way.

Hope you’re all fit and well, and I shall pop in again soon!

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Rose Festival 2017

One of my other hats is being involved with our annual Rose Festival, which is held every year in October.  I’m not involved as such, but turn up to help out when needed.  I was helping the ladies set up and let my eldest daughter go nuts with my iphone.  Enjoy!

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I think the event was successful, it was a few weeks ago but everyone that passed through seemed to think it was well done.

I’ve been in my sewing room today, so I will have some sewing for you soon!  Yay!

Monday, 30 October 2017

Quilt Show 2017

Hi lovely readers,

As promised, please have a look at our local quilt show that was held over the weekend.  My photos are all from my camera, and I think it performed well!

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How fabulous is the car?  Many hours of hard work in that.  Most of the blocks are orphan blocks left at the clubrooms, so it was really nice to get them into something useful!

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I’m having a real crisis of faith at the moment with my quilting.  I really don’t know what the problem is – I feel very much like my work just doesn’t cut it.  I wonder if it’s because of being too busy, too many irons in the fire, you know the drill.  Maybe I need to slow down with my projects, but my brain is telling me to get stuff moving, moving, moving!

Anyway.  Hope you enjoyed our quilt show, I did manage to get most of the quilts photographed, though some slipped through, I realise now. 

Hopefully you’ve had an excellent weekend.  See you soon!