Welcome to tales of my stitching life, home, family and friends.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Another Christmas Stitchery Block done

It’s not much to show after four days away in the caravan, but I did manage to complete another Christmas stitchery block, so I’m pleased about that.  I’m making four extra blocks to put in the corners of my Christmas ABC quilt – to make the number up to 30 instead of 26.  He is quite cute, isn’t he?  A slightly cross eyed reindeer peeping out of a Christmas stocking!

Another block done

We have been away in the caravan for four days at Foxton over the long weekend enjoying the company of our caravan club members.  The weather was mostly fine, with a little rain, so we were very lucky as we are now in Winter.  Although it was sunny, it was too chilly to sit around outside – luckily we had a hall to use for our get-togethers.

Sunset over Foxton

We celebrated Queen’s Birthday over the weekend, and I ran a quiz on Saturday evening to see how much everyone remembered about the Royals.  I must admit that I’m a bit of a royalty buff, especially relating to the Tudor period.  So I really thought that everyone would know the answer to such questions as “name the six wives of Henry 8th”, and “who was the Virgin queen”.  But Robin reminded me that not everyone devours books about this period of history as I do.  Some people did quite well with their answers, and it was just for fun anyway.


Nancy J said...

I would fail, hugely, History and royalty were never my favourite subjects. Have you seen the rhyming poem, of the " Kings and Queens of England"? I heard it on "Who wants to be a Millionaire" years ago, then Google searched. I will email it.
Another cool day, when the sun shines it is warmish, but definitely in winter mode now.Love your wee reindeer there.

Deb said...

Love that little reindeer peeking out of the stocking, lovely stitching

Razzle Dazzle Quilter said...

Wish I had been at your quiz night. I'm a bit of a Royal fan too!

Home Sewn By Us said...

Hi Jenny,
That reindeer is just too darn cute! Nice job - I can't wait to see the finished quilt top. ~smile~

SuperMomNoCape said...

That little reindeer is just so cute. He's going to fit right in with your other blocks.

Glad you had a good time on your getaway. I would have failed that royal quiz miserably.

Thanks so much for linking up to last week's Stitchery Link Party. Aloha hugs!