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Archive for March, 2013

Doing bits and pieces

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

The weather this Easter is so inutterably disgusting that there is absolutely no point in heading up to the mountains and trying get some skiing in. Here in the foothills it’s alternating between wet snow and lashing rain, all out of a thick foggy sky. It doesn’t get a lot worse than this. Spring feels […]

Pebbles and waves

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Pebbles and waves…. I could be a while…. (and before you ask, yes, I’m very glad that I didn’t decide to make the quilt bigger!) Helen

Strictly sewing

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Wednesday. My day off….and it is. I’m being strict with myself and my employers and today is officially a day for me (well OK, a little gentle housework and laundry did sneak into the equation – but not so much as to disturb the general equilibrium!). Whilst I had visions of sewing along happily all […]

Perspective

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

So….that’s it then. Another week over. Another week that whizzed by and before I knew what was happening it was Saturday again. My job has grown. Last week I ended up working 80% (although two days were pure pleasure in Barcelona) and this week it crept up to 90%.There is so much to do I […]

Sea glass and honeycomb

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

This weekend I finally made some knitting and sewing progress…. The sea glass quilt top is sown together. Most of these blocks were made for me by the Sew Euro-bee-an bee and then I topped up with some of my own. It isn’t very big – a little under 5 feet by 6 feet. I’m […]