A Family Holiday, a Finish and an Invitation

Back home after a week away in the depths of the peaceful Cotswolds.   A lovely holiday made extra special as we three (myself, hubby and #2 son) shared a self-catering cottage with daughter, her husband and our #1 son.  So our family was reunited, these times are becoming more and more precious as they become harder and harder to arrange! Photos may follow in a later post, if I … Read more

Gentle Progress

It’s been a week of steady progress on the patchwork and quilting front with lots of other bits of life moving steadily forwards alongside.  I have to start with a photo that makes my heart sing – it was our daughter and son-in-laws first wedding anniversary on Sunday 🙂 Congratulations!     Two weeks ago I posted the beginnings of a quilt being created from the ‘left-overs’ of another … Read more

The gifts of friendship: sharing experience and knowledge

I’ve enjoyed a particularly sociable week!  Patchwork has been wrapped around and even threaded through some of these social occasions. Wednesday morning was the first in this terms fortnightly meetings of Focus – a women’s Bible study group at Church.  Of course, being a group of 40 or so women meeting together, there is ample opportunity to chat, drink tea or coffee and eat cake before and after the … Read more