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Archive for April, 2012

Point perfect…well, almost….

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

  Here it is….I worked like a trooper yesterday and Hopscotch is done! It’s a very dreary, grey, drizzly day here and getting any semblance of a good photo was hopeless, even with a flash – so here you see my son, under protest, on the balcony in the rain, nobly assisting his mother. When […]

The final push

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Do you ever get that feeling that it’s just time to finish something? Time to knuckle down and get on with it and get the thing done? That’s me, now, with Hopscotch. Don’t get me wrong. I still absolutely love it. Love the fabric, love the pattern, but I feel like I’ve been making triangles […]

A natty little name tag

Friday, April 13th, 2012

  First on the list for this afternoon was the name tag for the FQ retreat secret name tag swap. My swap partner isn’t giving a lot away on Flickr, other than that she’s a great sock knitter in addition to being a quilter – which left me to my own whims and desires. I’m […]

Giving myself a present

Friday, April 13th, 2012

As you can see, (or not!), I have nothing creative to show you. I’ve been working like a trooper the whole week, which is sometimes the lot of us freelancers. This morning I took stock and decided that I’m actually ahead of schedule. SO I’M TAKING THE AFTERNOON OFF!!! In addition to a ton of […]

No sewing for the wicked…otherwise known as ‘the bills must be paid’

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Today is a perfect, rainy, stay in the house sewing day. Or even a clean the house a bit day. What I would really like to be doing is starting to sew my Liverpool tunic, which I managed to get cut out last night. But it is not to be. It is nose to the […]