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Archive for May, 2013

Just a little bit missing in action

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Hello all, I’m still here, but for the first time for 6 years my entire (very small) family are here in Switzerland, so sewing and blogging are not really making it to my list of things to do. I was a little concerned about how things would be..there have been tensions in the past…but people […]

Slow going

Monday, May 20th, 2013

I finally forced myself to sit down and get on with some sewing this afternoon. The result was one more Fireworks block. It was a bit of a slog if I’m honest. I love the effect of these blocks and I know I’m going to absolutely adore the finished quilt because the Rouenneries Deux reds […]


Sunday, May 19th, 2013

I had meant to do a little sewing yesterday….but we finally had one day of spring! (Don’t worry, it’s raining again today!). I spent the whole day outside weeding, planting, puttering and making a little dent in the chaos that my garden is trying to turn itself into. It’s a bit of a hopeless battle, […]

There’s funny stuff going on here……

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Well, I found the missing camera finally…..where was it? Behind the chair in my sewing corner, where it ordinarily lives and where I had looked oooh at least three times. I don’t know if the fairies have been up to a bit of naughtiness, but I’m just glad to have it back. It wasn’t quite […]

Sewing…..and hunting….

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

I’ve been doing a lot of sewing the last few days – bee blocks for Christine and French General blocks for my fireworks quilt….and lots of trouser hemming and clothes altering. I also had a trip to the garden centre and have planted up my hanging baskets for the summer and have been popping plants […]