Saturday 21 November 2015

Prep for stitching.

The last couple of days have been very slow as far as sewing is concerned. I haven't been near my machine and it's sitting on the dining table moaning to itself about not being loved. This evening I gave her a few strokes and promised that I would get on with the blocks tomorrow. Machines are tricky items and I don't want any tension tantrums or broken needles when I finally get a chance to sew tomorrow evening. Saturday is usually a good day for catching up on my projects but unfortunately we have two graduation ceremonies at work tomorrow so John and I will be out most of the day. Never mind there will be some space tomorrow evening.

This evening I took the half square triangles I'd made and marked a diagonal line across the middle and paired them up ready for sewing tomorrow into quarter square triangles.

I'm hoping to have this top completed by the end of next week so I need to get a wriggle on.
I also prepared the brown hexies ready for stitching together to make the next block. I love all of these brown fabrics, they just make me feel happy.

I spent a little time finding my scraps for the Rainbow scrap challenge. I'm a little behind this year - well 3 months blocks behind to be exact. I was hoping to get the block pieces cut out so I could just sew them together tomorrow but I just felt too tired.

The weather here has gone a lot colder with the top temperature tomorrow due to be 5 celsius but feeling like -1 because of wind chill. A few weeks ago I bought myself a new duffle coat so I'm excited to get the chance to wear it. 

I hope you've had some sewing time this week.


1 comment:

  1. It is good to see a blog from England..I wonder if the Americans will know what a duffle coat is. I think I am no reply and do not know how to change that.. I just wanted you to know that your blog is enjoyed by me.