Sunday 18 December 2022



I have just crunched and limped my way up off the floor after trimming the borders of my quilt ready for binding. Now I am scratching my head trying to remember where I put the fabrics from this quilt so I can prepare the binding. 

My yummy yarn for Attic 24's annual CAL arrived from the U.K last week. The CAL begins early in January and I am looking forward to crocheting again. Hmmm, will it be hot by then requiring air con or shall we need heating? The weather has been quite unpredictable lately. 

May the season bring you joy, love and good health. Perhaps some elves may miraculously complete all my UFOs. 

Sunday 11 December 2022



After a week of pondering which project to do I decided to get back to the hand quilting I was doing . The main section of the quilt had been finished with just the borders left to quilt. During the week I completed 1 row of straight line hand quilting around each border and have finished the 2nd row on the top border. If all goes to plan I shall finish the other 3 borders today. 

I thoroughly enjoyed the latest Fiona McIntosh book. She writes another genre of books, crime,  which I haven't read and I think she has combined both her genres in this book. I think this is the best book of hers I have read. It is also her 1st story set in Australia.


  The past week or so I have cleaned out 4 drawers, 3 cubicles and my drawers of colour coded scaps for applique. A basket full of patterns ...