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Archive for June, 2012

Summer in the City

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Zürich. On a summer’s day when it’s way too hot to sew! (And when the postman anyway hasn’t brought all the things I’m waiting for!) I hope the sun’s shining where you are! Helen

Bee busy

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Before I get down to other business I’d just like to thank all of you who wrote me such lovely messages yesterday. I really had the sort of day where I felt like the sky was falling on my head and it cheered me up no end to know that I have friends out there […]

Today I shouldn’t have got out of bed

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

I’m having one of those days… You know what I mean. The days when you’d really like to just lock yourself in the bathroom for a very long time until it’s all gone away. They don’t happen all that often, but today there are too many things all just coming together. Puberty, the menopause and […]

Remember the bows?

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Here’s what we made….. Pretty cool huh! I should point out that much as I would like them to be, those are not my legs! (and yes, they were a perfectly nice pair of jeans before we started…) Helen

Soda Pop QAL

Monday, June 25th, 2012

I’ve just joined the Soda Pop Quiltalong being run over at Sew Allegorical! We’re going to be making this quilt: From this book: Which I just happened to have (and would recommend if you don’t!). Why? It’s cool, I want to use up lots of scraps and more to the point, I want to practice […]