.....by the stitchery bug. I think we're all getting suckered into this - lol !! There are loads of talented ladies in Blogland stitching away and us non-stitchers have been influenced to have a go. I know Jane has caught the bug too and so has Floss.
Last week I got my pattern and threads to make this wallhanging.
And with a bit of help from Linda I was ready. Here is my first attempt
And here is my second little block
This is so seriously addictive and great fun. Also once the preparation is done it is quick. I can see why so many of you love doing this.
Here is number 3 - now I love this one..
By now I was starting to cast my eye around on the web for free patterns. There are lots of websites with many, many patterns. I found this one too and really enjoyed doing it.
I may make another one of these and use it as the basis for my 4seasons quilt swap for Spring. I am getting a bit ahead of myself here I know - lol !! I have been buying embroidery floss here and there and am building up a nice collection. What fun !!!
I was itching this weekend to start cutting out some bits for a new scrap quilt that I'm planning. However I had a stern telling-off from Patrick ( who is 11 ). "Don't you think you should finish something off first Mum ?" I know he's right so I got out my blocks for Bonnies Carolina Crossroads mystery and that's what I'm working on now. I've decided to do it quilt as you go with a contrasting joining strip. Had fun deciding on a fabric but that's another story and I need to go and supervise Patricks homework..
Bye for now......