Thursday, June 9, 2011

A Winter’s Day


Today was a magnificent winters day. After I went for a walk along the Marina and foreshore
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went home and did the washing.

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Then I finished quilting my Aussie Block Swap quilt.
Decided to practise doing STRAIGHT free motion quilting.


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Well sort of straight. 


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Was going along nicely when I discovered this

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Grrrrrrrrrrr!!!  Some reverse sewing needed to be done.
Pleased with the finish, even if it is a little wonky.

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Yesterday I  enjoyed seeing my girls. DD1, GD1 and


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my Great Granddaughter who rarely smiles for the camera but I love the look on her little face. Is she saying,

“ I will smile when you put the camera down”

14 comments:

  1. Oh....that face is too precious!!!!

    I just did the same thing on a quilt that I have been working on. Grr!!! Isn't it frustrating?

    The quilt looks beautiful.

    I am sure a lot of folks in the heat would appreciate your cooler temps.

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  2. Sometimes I forget you are cold when we are hot! Pretty day! I use a chalk pin to mark my lines, makes it easier for me to get a straighter line. She is adorable and growing like a weed!!!!

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  3. that baby just gets cuter & cuter! It's me, your friend in the ultra heat, wishing for a cooler day...

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  4. Just love your quilt...but how cute is your GGD, how lucky you are...

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  5. The cutest little baby. Lovely quilt too.

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  6. lovely sunny winter pics... we have one today... yay... I love your swap quilt... well done... and grandie is just so sweet.... just very huggable...
    Hugz

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  7. I t was unbearably hot here today, if that amakes you feel any better! You send that sweet little baby to me, and I'll get some smiles out of her.

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  8. Maria,
    Enjoy you winter day, it was almost 100 degrees in Oklahoma the last few days!

    Sweet baby!!

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  9. Aw... what a cutie! WInter has hit here too, it very cold and wet, good weather for stitching or curling up with a good book!

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  10. OOOO MAN! Those pictures are priceless. That looks like the PERFECT walk to me ! IF ONLY???? DH and I went to the park two years ago and when you walk there it is along side a pretty river. But now we cannot afford to do that because of the drastic increase in gas prices. POOOOOOOO!

    It's a good thing I cannot "time - travel" I would "warp" right over and walk with you!

    What a beautiful quilt !

    AAAAWWWWHHH - I love baby pictures! Isn't she just so precious!!!!!!

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  11. Little Miss L is so gorgeous. Keep trying and one day she'll smile for that camera.

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  12. That face is too precious! Lovely sunny winter pics. Lovely quilt too.

    San Diego Mobile Notary

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  13. Hi Mum,
    Craft ladies and I were commenting on the lovely crips sunny days, there great. Better than 40degC for two weeks at a time. Would like some more rain thou.
    Great finishers, free motion is fun isn't it.Thanks for the photos you sent me Mum.
    Love Sandra

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