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Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

And the winner is…. (here there should be a nice picture of the random number generator thingy, but it doesn’t want to play ball, so please use your imagination!) And as you can see (er hum) number 11 wins…. So Mary Kay from Out and About in Paris, I’ll be emailing you and Lina Button […]

Secret Sewing

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Today I’m starting to tackle this month’s block for the Stitch Tease bee. I can’t show you much as the finished result has to be a secret – but I can tell you that I’m doing pin wheels for Di. Why did I think this was going to be easy? OK, maybe it wasn’t such […]

Expat Life in Switzerland

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Today I’m taking part in something that’s new for me – an Expat Blog Hop – hosted by Steph over at Blog in France – you might want to check it out, there are all sorts of interesting articles being written today by people from well, all over! So here goes… Expat life in Switzerland…. […]

SIL socks

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

A little late I’ve finished up the sister-in-law socks – they now need to go by rocket to Canada and get there by Wednesday….mmm not much chance, but better late than never! They are a basic plain vanilla sock of my own devising, with a K2 P2 rib in the leg, which should avoid the […]

The meditations of a long distance stippler!

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

Hopscotch by Camille Roskelley, made with Terrain by Kate Spain with iris and white solids, stipple quilted in white and bound in iris. I started quilting Hopscotch last night – using white thread and just stippling. I decided that this is a quilt that has more than enough going on without any Miss Fancypants quilting. I […]