Monday, 2 June 2014

Weekending








Queen's Birthday Weekend means a long weekend here.  With the house to myself, I had three days of sewing, reading, cooking and relaxing planned.  Needless to say plans have a way of changing.  I got rung up on Saturday morning and asked if I could work, because they were three people short.  So I  ended up with a two day weekend anyway.  I have still managed to do all that I planned, just not the quantity of sewing I wanted to.
  • I have made a start on my flying geese, only three more rows of 20 to sew together now
  • I purchased a skein of 2 ply merino wool for a shawl/scarf type thing, what a mission, winding it into balls.  I ended up with three balls after a few small tangles mid way through. Love the colours of it though.
  • Fresh parsley, rocket and spinach from the garden, waiting to be used in a Barley and Roast butternut salad for Sundays dinner.
  • Some more sewing on my Warm Wishes swap project - I have completed the exterior and all the interior compartments, now just working out how to get the binding and zip on.  Wish me luck.
Hoping you all had a lovely weekend too.


5 comments:

  1. Love the wool - gorgeous colours. Your swap item looks great - I think I've seen some of those on other blogs. Will be interested to know how esy the vinyl compartments were to make. Two days of sewing still sounds great! :-)

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  2. Four lovely things there...good luck with the shawl :)

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  3. Your birthday???!?!?!?! Happy birthday pal!!!! That yarn is STUNNING!!! The colors are just outstanding! And I am sorry you were called in though it sounds like you still got so much done! And just look at those greens! Yummy!! Hope your dinner was outstanding and a lovely week ahead friend! Nicole xoxo

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  4. My goodness that wool looks brilliant. What lovely colours.

    Food looks great too.

    Sewing perfect as always

    Life is good at your house

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  5. Hooray for three day weekends, but bad luck being called in to work unexpectedly. Your photos, as always, look beautiful :-)

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