Yes, it's difficult to believe but it was a year on the sixteenth of this month since I did my first ever post on this little blog, and what a year it's been! I want to thank each and every one of you for your wonderful kindness, your interest and uplifting comments/messages - you have encouraged and inspired me so much I can't even begin to tell you!
When I first decided to try my hand at blogging it was with a great amount of fear and trepidation but I did so want to share and talk and join in as I'd already spent time on various blogs where I had been greatly impressed by the content, as well as the general friendliness of everyone. And what a lovely enthusiastic bunch you've turned out to be - I just love the communication that goes to and fro among us and all the inspirational crafts I've been privy to since my quiet beginning twelve months ago!
Anyway, as a little celebration and thank you, I'd like to offer a little giveaway: if you would like to be the new owner of the table runner which I spoke about last post, then please leave a comment and you'll be in with as good a chance as anyone else. A name will be drawn out of the hat on Saturday 28th of this month. That's not far away, so don't be slow! Oh and of course I'm happy to mail to any part of this wonderful world of ours!
This is the runner, and the second pic lets you see the back.
Now don't rush off for I have some other things to show you! First up an update on the disappearing four-block/patch quilt top - this was it laid out on the carpet complete with webbing and backing fabric, before beginning the actual quilting. What a job having to put it together on the floor, especially considering my knees don't allow me to get down there - I really could use a new pair of knees!
Since this pic I have done most of the quilting, but that can wait for another post because I'd rather have it completely finished before showing again! What do you think? Gee, that second pic looks a bit pale and wan doesn't it, I don't know what happened there …….!
And I've just crocheted a beanie for one of my grandsons as part of his birthday pressie - gosh, I hope he likes it - I am a little bit concerned that he might think it a bit 'girlie'! A well, I can always do him another one!
Do you like my model - beautiful Peter Rabbit - you know I'm a huge Beatrix Potter fan!
The sewing machine has been having another workout and this time we produced a couple of quilted bags which I'm rather happy with. I saw the video for these on YouTube (Jenny at Missouri Quilts) again - I do learn such a lot from Jenny, who does a marvellous job at getting the info across!
And one more look ….. here they are on the Lillypilly tree …..
And that's it for now folks - thank you so much for dropping in again, and please let me know if you are interested in being in the draw for the table runner!
I'm wishing for sunshine in your lives, and heaps of happy days!
With my love,