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Archive for June, 2012

Bad mummy

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Today I admit that I’ve shamelessly neglected my husband and children. The good thing is that they seem not to have noticed….or maybe they even liked it. There haven’t been any complaints at least. I was up with the larks and happily quilting before 7 this morning. Lovely cool breeze through my sewing room/cupboard window, […]

A perfect day…

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

Sunshine, a little gentle machine quilting (I opted for very simple quilting in the ditch to start with – and once that’s done I’ll take it from there) and messing about in a boat. Oh and no housework!! The perfect Saturday! Helen  

Back to the New England Beach House

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Not really, you understand. Although it sounds like a lovely idea! Unfortunately my postman stalking hasn’t resulted in any nice deliveries, so the Zigzags are on the back burner for now until I can get my hands on some more Kona Snow. So today, with some trepidation, I got out the Northcote quilt top (aka […]

Oh No!!!

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

You aren’t going to believe this, you really aren’t. I HAVE RUN OUT OF FABRIC! I can hardly believe it myself…particularly after my confession earlier this week… But I definitely have no more Kona Snow… Which is a bit sad really. To top it off, I ordered some more about three weeks ago and it […]

Summer early morning

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

  It looks like summer is finally here….we’re into the cycle of hot, sunny and often humid days interspersed with thunderstorms (it’s lashing it down as I write). I love the fact that we get storms. They clean the air and cool things down a bit – my Northern English body doesn’t deal with heat […]