WOWs or WIPs with Esther Wednesday 3rd Jan 2018
Ive had a very very frustrating couple of weeks computer wise with my iMac and my iPad first it was my iMac then my iPad decided not to recognise my password, it final disable me completely and Rod had to spend 2 1/2 hrs reinstalling every thing so it would work again, but my photos were all gone and I was very very sad yesterday about loosing 4 months of my photos which I used as a record of my work. Then in the mail was a parcel from Denise in the USA with her lovely wall art she made from the last BOM of Esther’s last year. It made me realise the photos were not with all that sadness and how lucky I was to be alive. What a lovely lovely gesture which at first glance at Denise wall art quilt turned my sad day in to a special day.
My Happiness quilt. Made by Denise in the USA
My first challenge for 2018 I’ve been working on it each day, so far Iv’e done at least an hour and now I only have one ring to do WOW I’m very happy LOL
I have 3 more of these wee blocks to have enough blocks to finish quilt top, I was hoping to finish this quilt top before last year but it went to quickly, did this one last night nearly finished it, takes me two hrs to appliqué quilt one of these centre on.
Steam pressed it last night and it is laying perfectly flat. Interesting seeing the first rings to the last ones, I sure learnt a lot about my machine and tension a great way to start machine applqiue sewing as I normally only do hand sewing!
My tables are back, two over head hanging lights and a very large ceiling fan how spoils can you be.
My DGS resorting a wee vintage child’s sewing machine this morning Vulcan made around 1940 to 1950. It was mine
IN pieces all been cleaned and polished. Afterwards he made a wee bag using it, he was fascinated with how it was built and worked.
MY eldest DGD aged 4 she is 18 now and I’m about to teach my youngest DGD 4 how to use it to make her first wee quilt.
He will turn in to a very large beautiful butterfly after eating all my leaves from my plant!
He’s 3inches long now.
DGS cleaning the carport roof for me This morning before the wet starts it was 33C and very dry.
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