Sunday, 30 April 2017

Knitting and stitching

Hello my friends.
Some of my finished knitting.
These Sox I sent to one of my sisters for her birthday.
These are the first pair I`ve finished.
NAKO wool a blend of Mohair,wool and acrylic.
The others are still work in progress.
Hope to have those finished soon. :)

I also sent this scissor fob.
Threads: DMC Perle 12  # 3042
CGT 915 Wisteria.
White 32 count.

A close up of front with pearl.

The front and back before making up.

The pink one I kept, the other two became gifts.
The deign is `Josephine`s Fob` by Barberry Row.
I was part of a class with Sherelyn of Heirloom`s.

Family is away this weekend so have time for me.
Some more sewing and stitching today.
Plus have been rearranging in the bedrooms.
Happy Stitching,

Tuesday, 25 April 2017


Hello my friends.
Today 25th April we remember the fallen soldiers.

There was rain this morning for the Dawn Service.
A poppy to remember the fields the soldiers died in.
This afternoon I cut out and sewed my block 8 
of  $25 quilt.

Omnigrid marking ruler. love this little tool.
The packet has three of these in different sizes.

My pencil lines to stitch on to make my half square triangles.

My finished block.
Put away in a block roll ready for next month.

Two HST  with pattern matching till seam sewn.
The pieces of fabric given with the block my cutting gave me this :)
Well more stitching soon.
Happy Stitching,

Monday, 24 April 2017

Busy Month

Hello my friends.
Since my last post things have been busy round here.
I have been knitting in the evenings and secret stitching 
to show soon.

Tillie in the old fish tank. Fish are long gone :)
Silly pussy cat.

My Easter door stop in the laundry. 
I think she`s cute. Paid $3 for her :)

The two older grandchildren helping their Gampop
to build a new shed this last week,the first week of the school holidays.

The youngest in the highchair his daddy used all those years ago.

I got this lovely design but miss judged starting point,
so now need to start again as could`nt fit his head in. Grr.
Used all the kit thread too at least it was DMC so
can come from stash secound time round.
Well must sign off but have some stitching nearly ready to
show. That will be next time. 
Happy Stitching,