Saturday, 2 October 2010

Ear, Ear!

You may have noticed I’ve had a little change in the decor.  I thought I’d better move over to the newer model of template, the old one was becoming a little unpredictable.

I’ve just finished catching up on week 5 of the Mystery Mondays hence the post title.  All those ears to snip Maggi!!!  Now just to do week 6 tonight and I’m ready for this Monday.  Phew!

I’ve also done this year’s Christmas ornament.  Silk with gold threads and beads with the date on the back.

The little Harvest Fields scrim piece finally had its binding put on too.

In the post today arrived these cops of King Tutt.  No there’s not a baby imminent, I just have a few tops to quilt that happen to be in those colours!

Also this Madeira Lana threads selection in the variegated.  So touchy feely and soft.  I think they will be more hand work than machine. (Don't ask me why they are sideways, it's taken me 1.5 hours to get this far!! I'm hating Blogger at the moment. (And now they're upright! !))

And last came a Procion MX dye beginner’s kit.  I’ve only ever used Dylon in the microwave up to now but the C&G will be using some proper stuff later.  Should be fun.  They were from D&T Craft and Design.

I’ve made a start in to the course, I think I’m happy with what I’ve done so far.  It’s over 20 years since I did anything properly educational so a new learning experience again (excuse the pun).  I’ve also asked to join in Barbara’s hand quilting day at Jacky’s shop in March, John will be going with me but he’s found a fishing lake or two to keep him busy.  Looking forward to that.

Dinner will be in the oven in a minute and then MM week 6 and maybe the SAHR too with perhaps a little Magical Minis thrown in for evening entertainment.  


  1. I like the new look!
    I also like the sideways thread!

  2. I love your Christmas bell - very intricate!
    I haven't attempted to use any of the new templates yet.

  3. Looking forward to meeting you early next year! Jacky and Steph x

  4. I do like your Christmas ornament, and the landscape piece. The Lana is beautiful to work with. Luckily Barnyarns are at the K&S Show as I'm running short of threads. I have a suspicious feeling that we may not be finished with the ears yet!

  5. I like very much your landscape quilt. My dream, to make a landscape quilt, a day.......
    Thank you for your visit on my blog.

  6. It appears my problem with blogger (and the sideways photos) is to do with which browser I use. Google Blogger obviously prefers Google Chrome. I thought they were all supposed to be playing nicely together now!


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