About Me

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Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom
48 years old, married with no children but 6 dogs fill my life. Always loved sewing and have cross stitched and made minature and full sized bears and critters. Love gardening and growing from seed. Live in a mad house but its fun most of the time :) I work from home and hubby is a hgv driver. Im a cancer survivor of 5 years now i had womb cancer which lead to a hystorectomy but thanks to some wonderful doctors im fine now. Loving learning to quilt as i have always wanted to make a quilt, having done an adult learning course and been bored ridged im now with a great group and brilliant patient teacher :)

Monday, 30 May 2011

Pushing on

Finished the Tulip quilt topper just need to get it quilted now.
Pushing on with my hexi garden and loving it.
Tried a wonky star and enjoyed it and made a start on my new bag so busy all round :)

And my Great Neice arrived at long long last !!!!
An eye watering 9lb 13oz ouch !!!

Busy time all round :)

Friday, 13 May 2011

Productive day but tinged with sadness

I have now got my head around the shoo fly blocks on the vignette quilt and have done 2 sets of 7 at last !!!
Also made a start on the stitching for block one as i decided to do it all in one piece, should have it done this weekend yayyyyyyyy!!
Sad day as my beautiful sister died 7 years ago today after her brave fight with cancer :( Miss you Pat xxxx

Friday, 6 May 2011

Hillbilly BOM

The progress of my quilt along with Hillbilly...

blocks made

Starting on the embroidery parts next...

Finished my first small quilt !!!

Ok not earth shattering but this has taken me hours as i hand quilted it and its a long way round an elephants bum LOL!
This will be off to my Nephews wife who is due to have a little girl any day and they wanted a jungle theme :)