Saturday, June 27, 2009
a busy week
A bit of a crappy pic, as the light isn't so good today.
It's murky and drizzling, or it could be mizzling (if you live in certain parts of the world! lol)
This week I have managed to get quite a bit of gardening done, and I have also completed this quilt top. It's very simple using only 3 different fabrics. I wanted to try making a lap quilt by myself without using a pattern. I know it probably sounds pretty 'novice' but I wanted to learn how to work out the measurements myself. I have been quilting for may be 18 or so years, but I have always meticulously followed the pattern. I think it's time I got a little original instead of buying patterns! I was pleased it came together really well. The rose fabric is the most delicate shade of duck egg blue, and the plain blue fabric has tiny pink spots. Now I just need to quilt it.
Then I went to visit with some friends who have bought 30 acres of land and are working like beavers to develop a vineyard and winery. The land is lovely with gorgeous views of the snow-capped ranges, which is great as they will eventually build a new home here too. It was lovely to hear about their fabulous plans and see where they will plant their vines.
And a small purchase this week. This lovely fat quarter of fabric covered in chubby wee bubble bees!
Now unfortunately I have come down with a cold! Darn, however it's a great day to spend reading in front of the fire!
Until next post,