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Archive for April, 2013

Missing in action….

Sunday, April 28th, 2013

Hey….I’m here…still….. Life’s just been getting in the way a bit recently. So much to do and so little time…Nothing major, just the normal stuff…work, family, house, garden and seeing friends I haven’t had time to catch up with for a while. Good stuff. But there hasn’t been any sewing going on. I guess that’s […]

Schaffhausen……a bit of a wander…

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Last week Mel and I finally managed to squeeze in a little outing – this time to Schaffhausen, a little town on the Rhine right on the German border. Our main goal for the day was to visit the Albert Anker exhibition…a Swiss painter famous for his wonderful portraits. Of course the ones we wanted […]

Stitch Tease…the big unwrap!

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Those of you who stop by regularly will know that for the past year or so I’ve been taking part in the Stitch Tease bee – a top secret bee that is a little different from your average bee. My co-bee-ers are a talented bunch…you probably already know some of them: Annabella from Life’s Rich […]


Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Today I really meant to sew. (And maybe I’ll still get there, the day isn’t quite over). I have a project in my head that I’ve been milling over since forever…pattern, fabric, everything. I’m excited about it, I really am. But whatever the draw of my sewing corner, when the sun is shining after 6 […]

A touch of spring

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Finally, finally, finally the sun shone. It’s been so long coming. We’ve had the longest winter I can remember. It was the coldest March for 100 years and we’ve had 50% more grey fog days than in a normal winter, which means we’ve basically been living in thick fug for months and the sun has […]