Wednesday, March 30, 2011

A project complete!

This project has been around for a long time...

I made these blocks just before the little man was born (21 months ago). Finally got around to start stitching in September last year.

It is a Kerry Gillespie design "Snowball Season". It will be hung in the Little Mans room - well that is the plan...

Monday, March 28, 2011

Der ner ner ner (jaws)

Do you have any idea how easy it is to take a picture of a sharky? This one is particularly dangerous. He can produce a mess with a good swipe of his appendages, move at great speed and inflict serious mayhem!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011


Like many of us in blog land, we are all dealing with another LARGE tragedy.

It is breaking my heart. We have had enough.

There is many ways we can try to help.

Okay we can donate money to Red Cross Japan and Pacific Disaster Appeal 2011.

I can make some softies for the children in Japan. Something for them to hold on to and find some comfort in this difficult time.

We could also auction/raffle items for the Japan Quake Appeal. Some amazing stuff being offered! I am still sifting through it all.

I just wish there is a better more tangible thing I can do.

Monday, March 21, 2011


I have finished stitching and tacking together this quilt. I need to decide how I will quilt it. It has been a l.o.n.g project so I am pleased to have made decent progress for a change.

I have also finished the hexagon quilt (hexagons swapped regularly from my Tuesday Stitching Group). This is heading to The Quilted Crows for quilting. Some tight quilting to ensure my hand work does not fall apart! Again so nice to have made some progress with this as well. Binding next and you know how much I lurve binding (not).

Ah now I can get on to this project. The beginnings of The Little Mans Shepard's Bush Stocking. I find cross stitching slow. So I am hoping by starting now I WILL have it finished for Christmas.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Something simple

In this difficult time around the world I am trying to appreciate what we do have...

Monday, March 14, 2011

Bid please BID!

I have some kits in the Christchurch Fund raising efforts...

They are going REALLY cheap.

Go on bid!


Oh and I won the shark beanie - woo hoooo. Will blog a picture of the Little Man when it comes. He is going to look scary. rarrrrr

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Bidding has started for Christchurch!

Check it out.

There is SO MUCH cool stuff

You are NOT ALLOWED to bid on the shark beannie. It is for the Little Man this winter (watching you).

I have bidded on a few things - so exciting.

Go here now and BID. There is new stuff going up most days and auctions finishing each day.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Don't you just love a RAK

I do!

Tammy from Suburban Jubilee sent me these goodies from her retrospective giveaway!!! I love the name of the tea towel 'slippery when wet'! She sells her goodness on Made It and Etsy as well (check the bird tea towel). I have hung the red hand towel in the kitchen straight away and it will be in the wash tonight Tammy! You must read her post which just makes you think a bit about your dish/tea etc towels...

Hope you all are having a happy day!

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Just because...

Amanda from Krafty Panda raffled her hand made pin sets for the QLD Flood Appeal. Aren't they insanely cute! I won so many pins I decided to share my collection - cannot be greedy now can I? The problemo was choosing the set to give away. Ummm so I have stashed together a set to mail to a lucky lady who commented in any of my February posts...

With the Little Mans assistance...

who threw every piece of paper off the board except Deb!!!! I think Deb could do with some happy mail. Deb - email me your snail mail addy please!

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Snoop my stuff

Kootoyoo is running a snoop my stuff post. I squizzed other peoples places so here is mine. This is were I read about your world. I see creative stuff flow out of my screen and I envy the goodness! I also 'work' here. No clean up - as is.