Great North Run completed! Well done Lee! Lots of monies raised in aid of Anthony Nolan - a good job well done. Himself and
I can't believe that he has managed to keep the destination secret from her Ladyship so long! She will only find out when they get to the airport. Hope he's got it right!!
Whilst that half of the family were up north doing charitable work Mr T & I went "sarf" to see little miss. It was a little overcast, but a lovely warm day and a long walk on the seafront was on the menu. The tide was out, so no paddling done today.
I love this time of year. The sun has been shining but the intensity of the heat has gone so that suits me so much better.
The last of the garden blooms are enjoying the warmth
|potato patch nearly all cleared, they have been good|
And a quilty finish too. This mas been made for Makower to promote the new
Downton Abbey 2 range of fabrics due out this month.
These are prints from "The Downstairs" they are such pretty prints. Very old fashioned, sort of antiquey and remind me of a quilt dated 1790 something that I saw in a museum in Paducah. The pattern is available to download here
And I must have been a good girl, because these beautiful flowers were delivered this morning.
I am going to use the tips given in this blog
I want it to be quite firm but not too many layers of wadding so am using cotton duck as suggested. We will see what happens.