Wednesday, 22 April 2015

A Fabulous Start

 to spring!
The weather here has been glorious. The sun has shone every day and the temperatures have been rising ( but not too much - not a fan of  HOT!) 

It seems that everyone is in a good mood, and all is right with the world.

Except for the hiatus that hit me at midday on Sunday and left me feeling like I had been hit by a bus for a good 24 Hours. But I won't go into details
( you understand...)

The postman did bring me a ... small parcel
made me feel much better
Some lovely balls of yarn from Wool Warehouse.  Now, I didn't really NEED this. I have lots of colours that I am working my crochet blanket with. But some time ago, I had done a favour for a very nice lady and she gave me a voucher to purchase yarn from Wool Warehouse. She keeps asking if I had used the voucher, so I popped on-line on Friday and picked some lovely rich colours. 
just lovely!
She approved of my purchase. Aren't I just the luckiest!!  I am making good progress with my crochet blanket, and may have seem another pattern that these lovelies will be used for.

I did complete the Appliqué panel that I started at the workshop on Friday

And after quite a lot of cutting and trimming
I have decided on the pattern for my new bed quilt.

I do have this pattern.       I purchased it a couple of years ago, but never actually got around to starting it. I am sort of glad too because the pattern is for a 24" block and I think that is just too big so I drew it up as a 16" and tried one block out.  I like it.  Just 24 more to go !

I spent a bit of time pairing up some of my Bonnie & Camille fabrics and cut out the next four combinations ready to piece this week.
such happy colours
We are picking up the nephew tomorrow ( the skier not the sailor or the traveller) who will be staying with us for a couple of days before he heads off to pasture new.

And the sun is shining again!!!


  1. Glad you're feeling better. Love the appliquésd piece. It's worked out really well!

  2. You can never have too much yarn...its a bit like fabric...see it, buy it, make something later... Love the start of your quilt, bet it will be finished by the time I see you next (tomorrow).