Linking with Astrid for the Hunt and this week's word is "School", which I really struggled with, but here goes.
Sunday, 5 September 2021
Thursday, 2 September 2021
This is a quick post with a near finish of the Quiltalong I have been participating in with Jo Avery in Scotland. I've had so much fun with this by using only coloured scraps/leftovers from previous projects over many years. The white backgrounds for each row were from my stash as were the horizontal sashes, borders & binding. I'm just now handsewing the binding down of a night.
A few photos so I can join in the link, though I do think I'm the only one without FB or Instagram, so maybe I'm a bit strange. Here goes and I've actually called mine Flower Power and made it slightly smaller.
Saturday, 28 August 2021
Wow, Friday again already. I had all sorts of ideas I wanted to pursue for this, but being in hard lockdown again & only allowed a 5km radius from home, scuttled any of that. I've had to rely on my archives, so very little for today. Linking with Astrid once again for this.
Looking back to 2008, I remembered this photo taken which fitted the criteria perfectly.
Monday, 23 August 2021
Firstly, I'd like to thank all who commented on last week's post & this time I think I'm running very late. Still feeling rather down & with our latest hard lockdown, things don't seem to be getting any better.
OK, this weeks word wasn't too bad, but as we don't own a dog these days, I've made do with a few that might make you smile!!! (I hope).
Thursday, 12 August 2021
Linking with Astrid for this Fridays word photo hunt.
I am a bit early, but on Friday I have to attend a hospital appointment for a minor procedure, so thought I'd do this on Thursday afternoon. It is a little photo heavy, because I kept thinking of all sorts.
Saturday, 7 August 2021
Well here I am for the first time in a while.........what with poor internet connections due to storm damage, feeling unlike my true self with all the world in chaos & such bleak winter weather, I've not really felt like blogging. Now I do admit that I've been keeping myself amused with a lot of sewing and that is down to blogging "FRIENDS".
I've participated in a few quiltalongs and have a mystery QAL coming up this month. I did post my 2 quilts done for the QAL run by Sandra at mmm.quilts in Canada and my friend Joy in Ballarat who blogs at Days filled with Joy has also been running a few too.
|LET'S STAY HOME.|
Friday, 25 June 2021
Having had intermittent internet recently, I am happy to say that I "think", we are OK with technical stuff now. Just a quick post with some photos of what is going on around here.
IN THE GARDEN.
Although I feel we've neglected the garden this year due to the rather dull and inclement weather, it is surviving, but I'd love to get it restructured so I can work in it easier. Being quite steep & my ongoing back problems it is becoming increasingly difficult . I love pottering outside.
|The Garrya is flowering well this year after one lonely tassel last year.|
|The violets smell beautiful.|
|Some of the Hellebore buds are now out.|
|Looking across the top terrace & it really does need a bit of attention to make it look like I want it.|
|The veg beds have been tidied & really need moving to somewhere sunnier, so that is on the to-do list.|
I harvested the last of the carrots & removed all the spent vegetation last week on a dry day.
A car club friend had trees come down on their property just outside of town, some over the boundary fencing, so off we went to cut firewood to feed our woodburner.
|Roadside trees down.|
|The beautiful views over our countryside. This is the view I had whilst loading the wood.|
|DH busy with chain saw.|
|The mess these gum trees make when they fall. This one came down over the boundary fence.|
IN THE SEWING ROOM.
My design wall is looking quite full at the moment with Quiltalong sewing bits. I'm participating in 3 at the moment & will talk about each one under the separate photos.
|The Bedding Plants qal being run by Jo Avery in Scotland.|
I've just started row 3 & have been a bit of a rebel as usual. I'll try and update more often.
|3 of the 4 blocks in a small version of the Sewcialite QAL being hosted by my friend Joy. These will be sewn together in our own setting, so will make for an interesting reveal by all who are participating.|