Friday, April 27, 2012

My week

I can confirm that Leo's BIG BOY bed quilt has been completed, (all but the label).  I decided to bind this in navy and am pleased that I did.   I used a lovely blue all over starry night print for the backing.

Several years ago my husbands sister lost her battle with cancer and I inherited her boxes of wool and knitting needles and patterns.  I used to be a prolific knitter (knitting one off designs for a shop in Adelaide).  But since I have been a quilter I never have the urge to knit or crochet.

But lately I have been noticing quite a few granny square rugs popping up on various blogs making me want to make one.  So this week I started, using up all the scrap bits of wool and partial balls.  It something I can do watching TV, as lucky I can crochet (and knit) without having to look at what I am doing much at all.

This week I have also finished block four in the Shabby cottages, a free online BOM by shabby fabrics.  As then next pattern is out on May 7th I decided I needed to get cracking on that.

Here are the first four houses in my little shabby village.

1 comment:

  1. I love the shabby little village - not too shabby in my book. Granny square rugs remind me of my childhood. I am working on one myself when I am sitting in the car waiting for the boys. It might take years but that is ok. Happy crocheting!


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