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Monday, April 28, 2014

Home again

Rain or no rain, the washing must get done.  After a ten day extended Easter break away in the caravan, there was washing galore – even though I attended to laundry duties “en route”.  Now I have a mountain of ironing to deal with.    (Just as well I quite enjoy ironing, and washing too, for that matter.) 

I did a little hand stitching, and a little knitting while on holiday, but really want to get back to my sewing machine.  Can’t wait to start work on a new quilt for my daughter Nicky.  I purchased some pink and green fabric during a previous trip away - see my fabric buying spree on previous post here.  Nicky has quite specific ideas about what she wants, so I’m happy to oblige.  She wants nine patches, so I’ve sliced plenty of strips to get started..

P4130011  Pink and green strips ready to sew

When I’ve done a bunch of these, I’ll start making some appliqué alternate bocks.  Mmmm, better check my supply of Steam-a-seam to make sure I’ve got enough on hand.  Guess I’ll occasionally  keep working on a UFO or two as well. To be perfectly honest, I’ve got a whole heap of these to chose from.

1 comment:

Nancy J said...

Hope your "camping" weather stayed fine, here we have had cold mornings, hail this afternoon, and the fire most mornings, laundry, always something to do. Cheers, Jean. Hope we can meet up next time we are in Levin. Barry did a beaut fix-up, the quilt blocks have come to a halt until I get more pale greeny/blue on Thursday.