Friday, 27 July 2018

NOT A LOT HAPPENING

 Alas, I have not done as much stitching as I would have liked but I have made some progress. I have been auditioning fat 1/4s from my stash for the double borders around each angel block. Unfortunately a couple of blocks are too big for fat 1/4s so I need to improvise a bit. However, I have completed 2 blocks and have at least chosen fabrics for most of the blocks. Hopefully, I shall get some more borders sewn on this weekend.

 
 
I have nearly completed stitching the final block and have also been continuing with my penny rug but I wanted to do some mindless stitching, something I didn't have to focus on too hard while I have been feeling poorly. I remembered that I had bought a Sashiko panel a few years ago at a quilt fair so I cut each individual block out and started stitching this one.
 
 
Thanks for stopping by.
 
Angel Blessings. 
 
 
 
 

Saturday, 7 July 2018

PERFECT STITCHING WEATHER

Brrrrrr. It's cold outside. Last night was a very stormy night with strong winds and I could hear things being flung around our backyard. Today it is dull, windy and rain ,rain, rain. It is winter so I can't complain but it is rather miserable and I am glad I have stitching to keep a smile on my face. I am rather pleased that I have made 2 decorated hand towels .

 
I have completed another angel and the 2nd last one is almost finished now . This is Dimity the Dreamer.
 
 
This afternoon I have been busy trimming all the completed angel blocks to their correct sizes ready to have double borders sewn onto them once I have selected the fabrics. I have a feeling this is going to be a long process for me.
 
Keep warm, keep smiling and enjoy stitching.
 
Angel Blessings. 

Sunday, 1 July 2018

OPAM AND ANOTHER FINISH





Okay, where did June go? ( why does the date come up as Saturday 30th when it is Sunday 1st?)I just remembered to hang up my July mini. Jenny had designs for each month in her stitchery club a couple of years ago and I decided to make them into monthly minis using some of my pre cut stash. 

In my last post I said I was going to make some coasters to match my table topper. Well, here they are. I used the left over pieces from the charm squares.

 
This means I have completed 4 projects in June. Yey!
 
 
 
A set of coasters and table topper, a crocheted scarf, and Munchkin's quilt.  I am currently stitching another angel block , have one prepared to applique and I have been dressing the last one, Angela, this afternoon.
 
 
 
I am not a fan of winter so I do enjoy sitting in my heated home with stitching in hand. Unfortunately, I have lost my voice so I am sipping hot water with apple cider vinegar and honey. I believe it is also a bit cool up North so please keep warm and ailment free.
 
Angel Blessings 

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