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Archive for November, 2012

Mr Brown of Uxbridge and a trip to Baden

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

A ladies day out has been well overdue here – and Mel and I headed off on Thursday to Baden for a natter and a mooch around. Baden is a sweet little town only 20 minutes from Zürich with the fast train. It’s also the HQ of the worldwide Swiss/Swedish engineering concern ABB. We first […]

720 triangles later

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Sorry, I know I’m boring you to death with this one – but it has been rather taking over my life recently. I’ll keep quiet about it now…at least until the quilting is done! Helen PS I particularly love the two pairs of bare feet at the bottom of the quilt. It was about 5 […]

Coming along nicely

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

…and the triangles haven’t driven me bonkers yet! This pattern is absolutely fabulous – imagine sewing 58 teeny tiny triangles together to make a border and it fits to the millimeter – no squeezing or stretching whatsoever. Brilliant! Helen

Sewing my little woolly socks off

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

I bet you thought I’d gone on holiday – I’ve been missing in action for the last few days, but  no fear, I’ve been here, just a little silent. Not because I had nothing to say though. More that it was just time to stop faffing about and get this quilt on the road. So […]

More bear paws

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

This afternoon I pulled out the storage box containing my bear paw blocks….this little lot slipped onto the back burner a while ago, but I think I’d like to try and get them finished up in time for Christmas. I hadn’t quite remembered that I only need another 6 and then I can start sashing […]