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Archive for January, 2013

Wonky log cabins

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Making progress. Hoping against hope that I have enough to make at least 12. Contemplating how to make them grow into a Siblings Together quilt. Helen

Changing Pace

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

My family have hardly noticed that I’ve gone out to work again. It’s quite astonishing really – maybe proof that what we do as mothers is mysteriously invisible to the rest of the family, or maybe I just have terrific organizational skills and as far as they are concerned it’s business as normal. I generally […]


Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Somehow whenever I think I’m going to get absolutely masses and masses done it doesn’t quite happen. Today was a bit like that, with lots of little things needing to be done, kids needing lifts, laundry….you know what it’s like. I did manage to make some more blocks while Andy Murray got thrashed at the […]

All caught up!

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

So here we are….Saturday evening and I’m caught up with the two Stitch Tease bee blocks I needed to get done. They took a little longer than I had expected, but when it’s minus 6 outside and cosy and warm inside and the house is quiet and there’s a cup of tea next to me and […]

Catching a head start….

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Hey it’s the weekend! I don’t work Fridays, so after my very snowy run this morning I rushed around like a crazy person getting all necessary shopping and chores done so that I could have a head start on my Stitch Tease marathon sewing weekend. I haven’t touched the sewing machine all week – and […]