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Peepo

I have just been having a peep at some of the blogs I read –  which you can find on the blog roll on the right – and I have been inspired to get going!  Comfort stitching is embroidering beautiful … Continue reading

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A weekend of play!

I have been looking at my Chatsworth photos and thought I would pick out a few more to show you.  These are of the bases or plinths in the Sculpture Gallery.  Most people were looking at the beautiful figures, but I was … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Thank Yous!

The simple act of giving a bunch of flowers can say and mean such a lot, and Saturday I received the most gorgeous bunch of tulips and freesias.  And while they were a thank you for the invitation, I can give … Continue reading

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Colour splash!

I have decided on my wool collection for my ripple blanket.  The pressie bottle bag came with a wee dram at Christmas and I just love the contrasting colours within it’s design!  So the ripples will follow this colour scheme. … Continue reading

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Problem solved!

I have finally finished the piecing for the top of my mini quilt and in so doing have decided to use both the yellow and the green to edge it.  The actual binding will be in green as I have … Continue reading

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Slow but sure.

I have managed to find a couple of hours to work on my mini quilt over the last two days, and am now nearing the end of the piecing stage. Sorry about the shadows, but it is raining today.  The … Continue reading

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…Sew!

Well the light is going now, (we’ve had brilliant sunshine all day), and it is time to show you what I have been up too!  I started my day by making some cards using all the leaves I have been … Continue reading

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Ready, Steady…….

I have given myself a day to sew and craft, –  quilt, knit and make some cards.  I have been making some blocks for a quilt, a mini quilt as it is my first go at not just piecing but … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Happy New Year everyone! This is a tulip believe it or not, that has gone passed the point of no return.  But it has an elegance and crisp beauty.  2008 has now gone but there were some brilliant days to … Continue reading

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Contentment.

The last few days have brought me a sense of contentment.  Feelings of ‘yes, I like my life’.  It hasn’t been too hectic and I have been able to potter about doing abit of this and a bit of that … Continue reading

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