Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Long Weekend

Yikes - I meant to put this live at the weekend but clearly forgot. So here it is, 3 days late!

I've ticked a fair few things off my "to do" list this weekend.

1. Stencil quilt design onto quilt.
Back on Nancy Drew Quilt
- Done and quilting 3/4 done. They grey cotton flannel is really lovely. 

2. Tutorial for frame purse kits written.
Sashiko Frame Purse
- All done except a bit of formatting. Pictures all taken and two examples made. Although I did manage to put the tag in upside down on this one. Dur. It's sashiko on this side and leather on the other - rather lovely. 

3. Review collection of sewing fabrics for next quilt.
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- Here they all are. I've actually managed to keep them all reasonably similar colour-wise.

4. Choose colours for the Pop Spots Shawl on Ravelry.
- Fail, but then you can't win them all. I'm just not sure whether to go for two greys (I have madelainetosh sock in two lovely ones) or a red and white one. I've also only just realised that if you go for the small size you can get the spots and edging out of one skein, so I could just go for it with the grey. Mmmm...decisions...

I also did some more of my clock face. 
Clock Face in Progress
I really am rather liking this, and it's fun to do. 

Nancy Drew Love

The blog hop starts today and even though I am not featuring until next week I am deeply engaged already. These are the people who have posts up today:




It always amazes me - the variety of techniques and finished creations. Plus I inevitably find new blogs to add to my reading list which I now keep on Google Reader instead of on the side of this blog. This morning brought me to Life in the Scrapatch in particular and I saw the cat in her sidebar. Now also resting in my sidebar...I couldn't resist. When you hover your mouse on her stomach she purrs and can also react in various other ways. I won't keep her long but she cheers me up for now since I've been struck by one of these vomiting bugs. Bleh.

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