While we were in shifting, er moving i mean house hopping, When we rested at night I had my sewing machine packed, but I felt the urge to sew... so I was snooping.. reading my favorite blogs I fell in love with these hexies. I gave it a go...
My very first hand sewn hexie!
My kit I keep beside me..
These are alot of fun to make!
Anyone else making these hexies? The one shown above is 1 inch hexies. I cut all the hexies myself. i have also cut 1.25 hexies and 3/4 hexies!
have not really been in the mood to do anything, well..i got my lil twister template and the book that goes with it, almost finished a wall hanging size...in blue of corse!
We have had to move house.. you know the fun of packing, cleaning, shifting, storing a heap of "stuff" we (I) have collected (fabric) over the years.
We live on the farm and the farm comes with the house etc.. the new manager wanted the house we were in, so ok, we had to move. Now they have hired a new worker, so we have to move out of this house for him and his family. Now we have to move house again!
Just had a look at a house we are able to stay for a couple weeks..smells highly of cat p*ss. I am not happy with this house. But what to do..
For being such a stink blogger, in the middle of packing, we are shifting house. Why? Because the house we are in is for farm workers only and my man has had enough milking 600 plus cows after milking for 30 plus years. No one wants to see the mess, but if I have time I will post some messy photos tomorrow :P
How lazy and ill I have been. Well if you dont know I suffer with depression and many days I get tired so easily its stupid! I want to sew and make quilts but I do not have the energy I just want to sleep, lazy huh!?
I went to my monthly quilt club in Whangarei (New Zealand in case you don't know where or what Whangarei is) I became a member and very proud of it. These ladies are so golly gosh friendly and very helpful! We had a silent auction (we quietly bid for the books we would like to win and end of meeting the winners are announced) Well I won 2 books!
Do you know how happy this made me?? I love puppies and kittens I had to bid a couple times, how dare they bid against me (just kidding) ;)
Here is what we look like...
I love this club, they have made me feel at home from the very first day I attended to see what this group was like. I could not wait to join as these ladies are so very friendly I cannot believe it! I am a proud member of the Whangarei Quilt Club of New Zealand!!
Some of the ladies had "Show and tell", this time I took my camera! Take a look at these master pieces!!..
AWESOME!!! But wait theres more!!
These ladies are very talented!!
Last but not least, you are aware of Pam Bono and her beautiful patterns? She has a new website and has her own club too. From the club this is what I made...
This is ment to be a 12 1/2 inch block but mine came out 12-1/2 x 11-1/2... I had to unpick the bonnent and body pieces as they were not lined around the neck..hence why I lost an inch..maybe I measured wrong or missed something? *shrugs* Has anyone else tried it? Please let me know?
Because after my class I ended up ill stuck in bed for 2 days then stuck on my chair for another 2 days helpless. I managed to drive myself to the doctor and found out i had a nasty case of strep throat. I could not swallow.
I have to say it was murder to swallow. I had the most lovelyist doctor there is. She was very gentle and caring. I know all doctors are, but this lady was the friendlyist I have even been treated by. She even asked me if I wanted my medication in liquid form... I darn near cried when she asked me this, I nodded with puppy dog eye filled with tears on my face. She even offered me n ice cold water drink as she knew I was very thirsty.
4 days no sewing. Mind you I have not been well enough to do anything till today. I cannot wait when I am 100% better again. The smallest job is very draining, one would not think so as it is your throat, but I had aches all over my body and could barely move. We seem to think I caught this from the quilting class as before then I was fine. It was still a fun day sewing with everyone tho..