A tentative hello
Well, this is all new and not-quite-shiny-yet, isn’t it? I’m not sure whether I want to dive into playing with css and theme customisation, or if I should just bow to the inevitability that I’m not likely to keep up sort of any regular posting anyway, so the more sensible path would be to just…
What else I did at the weekend
esterday wasn’t all about the elections (the less said about the results of which the better). After I finished my shift at the polling booth I walked down to Hands and stocked up on a few* supplies for a class I’m going to with MrsGwilk on Tuesday. Then, as predictions of rain had been proved…
The chickens have landed
hich means I can finally reveal the secret project I mentioned ages ago. In fact, it was two secret projects. Or possibly just two iterations of the same secret project. When browsing the internets looking for patterns to feed my new paper-piecing obsession, I came across a lovely chicken pattern that was just crying out…
(lumpy) White (almost) Christmas
ecember weather is notoriously changeable in Christchurch, but it’s been outdoing itself this year – the temperature has been going from high 20s to just above freezing and back again in the space of a few days, and yesterday we had two huge storms, with thunder and hail and all sorts of drama. The first…
A Reindeer on the Doorstep
Came home tonight to find a reindeer waiting for me on the doorstep. He was adorning a gift from my Bloggers Secret Santa partner, who hadn’t been able to make it to the party on Saturday because she was sick, so she got her husband to drop the parcel off today. Inside were two books…
It's very pink
As predicted, life for me at the moment is pretty much work, study, cook and clean just enough to keep myself alive, sleep, and repeat. But it’s worth it – I’m loving the course, and if I can get myself a wee bit ahead on the study now, it means I can take a couple…
That looks awesome!
Good for you for going ahead!
Woo hoo!!! Well done- what a great job! Really great, can’t wait to see what you get up to next.
This is a fantastic first attempt, I really encourage you to keep at it, you are doing so well! So glad to hear you got the courage to try- and hope it continues to bring you joy in your quilting!!
Thanks! I count that as high praise coming from such a talented quilter as yourself. Your book is definitely on my wishlist!
Congratulations – looks so so good. And how brave of you to even attempt it.
Gold Star award !