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Cabbages and Roses Northcote Stars and Stripes

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

  Here are my Northcote blocks all sewn together – on a not terribly bright day. The colors are much brighter than this in reality, but getting a true to colour photo seems to be a big no-no today. I’m now thinking borders, although I should really be thinking DESIGN for the new bee that’s […]

It’s the Fat Quarterly Retreat!!

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Thanks to all of you who suggested the Fat Quarterly Retreat in London at the beginning of June. Annabella was the one who suggested it first, so a little quilty something will be heading your way Annabella! What is really nice is that the retreat takes place on the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend – so […]

Home….and a sneaky little giveaway!

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

The three of us left in the mountains cut and ran this morning. More snow was forecast….and I know what that means. We could have been sitting pretty up there for a very long time! The two remaining teenagers decided that they wanted to do things in the big city this week more than that […]

The view from my window

Friday, February 17th, 2012

The blizzards have stopped and the wind has dropped. The temperature is only slightly below freezing and the sun is shining. It’s glorious and I would dearly love to be on the ski slopes along with those who are not too lazy to ski – which is a veiled reference to the one teenager who […]

White Out and Going Stir Crazy

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

There’s a huge blizzard outside. Nobody is skiing – you can imagine what the result of that is like in a small flat! The teenagers seem to have worn themselves out with all their arguing and now the cards are out and there’s been mention of Monopoly. I’m onto my last piece of knitting. One […]