This Week’s (not) Sewing

I’m thinking I’d better post something because, although I always intend to be a good, regular blogger, somehow things keep getting in the way and now I’ve joined the Goodie Swap, organised by Cindy at Fluffy Sheep, I don’t want my fellow swappers to visit and get the impression I’ve abandoned my blog.

Because I like to grow all our veggies, this is a really busy time of year in the garden so I’ve been harvesting, chopping, freezing and stewing. Here is a selection of produce…

Here are the chicken eating apple peelings…
And here is the Checkerboard quilt.
To a seasoned quilter, I expect it looks as if I’ve made no progress this week and, a lot of the time that’s how it has felt. Last Friday, I nearly had a sewing evening but, having relocated to the dining table I found the fabric I had planned to use for the back was too small. Eventually I worked out a way of doing it by joining only two pieces but then, being a bank holiday weekend and not the greatest time to have literally yards of fabric trailing over the dining table, I had to pack it all up again. I have, eventually, got it all basted together with pins but it was a major feat. I don’t know how anyone manages to do a Kingsize! If anyone knows of any tutorials showing how to baste a large quilt, I’d be really interested to see one. I hope I’m back on course with this now it’s pretty much in one piece but I don’t want to speak too soon. Who knows what adventures sewing it all together has in store.
I’m certainly looking forward to getting it finished and moving onto the mug rugs.

One thought on “This Week’s (not) Sewing

I love to receive your comments and, where possible, I will respond by email and visit your blog. I will manually approve your first comment on this site to help avoid spammers :)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s