Monday, January 15, 2018

Some stitching...

I have been having fun doing different things over the last few weeks. It has been nice to work on these cross stitch Santas.

 I need to add a hanger to this little canvas work decoration.
 My last block arrived for Dancing Chickens and Flying Pigs. It is always fun to work on these blocks.
 I received this gorgeous decoration before Christmas from my friend, Rose. How cute and clever is this?
Mind you, it is time I went into the sewing room to work on some UFOs. I noticed Chooky Blue is doing just 10 minutes per day in the sewing room and is achieving so much. Might need to challenge myself to go into the sewing room and use my lovely machine for just 10 minutes!!!!

Saturday, January 6, 2018

A new year....

Here we are in 2018. It has been a nice relaxing time after the busyness of Christmas. We had a lovely few days with Ma visiting. The kids came round lots to spend time in the pool. The pool has come into its own this summer as the big boys are almost swimming and just love it. We enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea here with Janelle and Richard and their family. Sadly we didn't take any photos.

I have been stitching a little. It is fun to just make whatever you want and to just ignore the UFOs in the sewing room. I have enjoyed a little cross stitch, finished my bunting based on a pattern by Anni Downs and stitched this A for little miss Alice. The pattern for this was in the Homespun magazine last year.