Sunday, November 7, 2010

First Swim and some Finishes.

This morning I went for my first swim this season. It was chilly at first but it did not take long to enjoy the water.

Look at this cute fella!! Just sat there and posed for the shot.

After our swim we went here for brekkie here.
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Lovely  views.

When I returned home I spent some time finishing projects .

Stella's Quilt

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022       Swap Blocks and my Secret Santa all ready to go in the post in the morning.


  1. beautiful finishes! It makes me smile that you are going for your first swim and I am pulling out my sweaters....

  2. Oh Maria, I am soooo envious. You went for your first swim this morning and when I got up at 7:00 a.m., it was 19 degrees!!!!

    It looks like you had a nice productive day!



  3. Yeah, you're going for your first swim and we are getting rained on! Love your finishes. Gorgeous as always.

  4. I'll bet that swim felt refreshing!!!!

    It does look like you made good use of your time afterwards with some sewing too. You are way ahead of me.

  5. Yep, scraping frost off the car windows here, while you're out swimming! I love Stella's quilt. What is taht fabric?

  6. First swim - brrrrr - it has been a little too cold here but the sun has been so nice!
    I love Stellas quilt - gorgeous xxx

  7. Hello Maria,

    I bet you loved that swim. Love Stella's quilt. Oh and Happy Belated Birthday,all the best for the coming year.
    Happy days.

  8. Your block with the ornaments is so cute....Happy Belated Birthday. It sounds like you had a great day!

  9. Lucky you to be swimming. we are in the proccess of painting our pool then we have to wait 7 days for it to dry boohoo.. I would love to be swimming today as it is 38 in my sewing room hahaha... Maria did you receive your swap block from me yet? It was mailed on the 1st Nov xxxx

  10. Envious is the in word, although we have had a couple of super days , not ready for a swim yet though. The warmth and happiness shows in your work.

  11. Good on you with the swim, I have had a wade or two and my toes froze. I love the Christmas bauble block. Great idea to make it like the card - very clever

  12. Beautiful sewing and WOW you live in a gorgeous place.

  13. Okay I am happy YOU got to swim and it is warming up there. But just the thought made me cold as we were 30 F here and had a freeze...;-)
    Lovely projects too!!

  14. Stella's quilt is beautiful. Thank you for sharing your morning pictures with us - the crab is so cute.

  15. you are so brave!!! i think i would freeze if i went for a swim at the moment!!! love your finishes - just gorgeous all round

  16. Well I live in Queensland and would you beleive I cant swim Was pushed into A pool In Scotland when I was little And nearly drowned So dont like to get too close to pools.I can paddle at the beach thats it.I love the blue and white Xmas block and card to match its beautiful.Belated Birthday wishes to you.
    Hugs Mary.


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