Saturday, November 7, 2009

A lazy Sunday

ahead following on from a lazy Saturday. Just the ticket! Yesterday the children were happily engaged in their various activities and I had nothing on the agenda apart from the usual driving them to and fro. So that left me with plenty of time to potter around and do a little bit (emphasis on the little) of housework. Too hot to spend much time in the garden although it needs some TLC. The grass is about a metre high since the lawn mower still hasn't been replaced after the shed burglary. So I had no choice but to spend time in my sewing hideaway. It's a tough life I know. Today the kids are both out of the house, so apart from shopping I am once again a free woman.

So here's what I've been up to. Finished a couple of AWS blocks

these are set on point so that rose in the middle will have its stem vertically aligned.

Started prepping the next MM block

I really love working with all this greenery. Each leaf here is different fabric.

The I cut some basket blocks.

Each of the backgrounds is from the stash my friend sent and the baskets are from my stash . I really like it so far and it gives me a pile of stitching ready to go when I need something quick and easy to grab.

Not sure what' s on the agenda for today. I usually only hand sew at night and machine sew in the day - but I don't have any machine projects on the go right now - how odd!

I hope you have something interesting or fun or relaxing to do for the weekend. Maybe I need to look for a machine project...I feel a Kaffe moment looming..........




Lurline said...

It's a lovely Post, Deb - moreso because I have started both the Wedding Quilt and the Baskets! Nice to have a relaxing time - good on you!
Hugs - Lurline♥

Cardygirl said...

All of your blocks are looking great. I love the little baskets. Nice to hear you had some recharging stitching time...good for the soul!

Margaret said...

I just love all the beautiful pieces you're doing. I've had to look again and again. Beautiful!!

Cathy @ CabbageQuilts said...

Stunning work Deb. Your leaves are looking fabulous too. I can't wait to see what sort of Kaffe moment you will have!!! xo

Miriam said...

Your AWS blocks are gorgeous!! I really love the rose fabric you have used in the centre!!

I hope we get to see what you are doing with the Kaffe fabrics.

Janet said...

All the blocks look terrific. I love the start of two new ones, MM and the baskets. I'll look forward to seeing if your Kaffe moment leads to some wonderful machine project.

antique quilter said...

oh I am so happy for you that you had some ME time this weekend, we all need that !
Love the 2 new blocks
oh my the latest MM block is looking great, love those greens.
AH the baskets are started, be warned they are addicting! the fabrics look wonderful, you have some I have never seen before...oldies?

Liz said...

I just love the colours in your AWS blocks, soft greens and pinks, can't really go wrong can you? Once again I'm tempted with the basket quilt, maybe next year? Hmmm, we'll see. Glad you're weekend was a good one.

Karen said...

Now that's a lovely lazy Sunday!

Anonymous said...

I just love these blocks, they are so beautiful. Especially, since I absolutely hate to piece. Though I might consider these? Hmmmm...aren't you glad we can all enable each other?


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