Archive for August, 2009

A small word of advice…

August 28th, 2009 | Food | 9 Comments

never ever turn your back on a courgette plant.                      

Festival of Quilts

August 25th, 2009 | Patchwork and quilting | 15 Comments

What an amazing experience that was! I’m pleased to say that all my long, late nights paid off and I had a very successful show. What a relief! I couldn’t have done it without the support of my family though. Tony and Dad entertained the boys whilst Mum spent four days with me on my stand. Thank you. […]

Midnight Oil

August 14th, 2009 | Home, Other | 9 Comments

I’ve been working late into the night recently stubbornly trying to finish everything on my ‘to do’ list for the Festival of Quilts. I like working in my studio when everyone else is sleeping. It’s pretty. And quiet. Unlike me and my mood the next morning.  

No ordinary bird

August 10th, 2009 | Patchwork and quilting | 6 Comments

                            Neil Diamond and I are in agreement: Jonathan Livingston Seagull is certainly no ordinary bird. His little story inspired this applique pattern which is only available to the members of my email club. So, if you would like a copy of this pattern (and another exclusive design in […]

and so it continues…

August 6th, 2009 | Food | 7 Comments

the rain is falling my work is still waiting the boys are bickering but  kind friends are helping me Thank you. thank you. thank you.            

I would panic, but I just don’t have the energy

August 4th, 2009 | Drawing and Painting, Family | 8 Comments

I’m busy. Really busy. With projects and plans that I really, really must do. The Festival of Quilts is in a matter of days. But, the boys are home from school and my daylight time is definitely not my own. And by the time I’ve got them to bed, well…   Read this post by Mouse. It’s happening to her […]