Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Patchwork quilts

I am desperately, desperately, desperately trying to make a little girls cot quilt/yummy lap quilt. However, it seems EVERYTHING, including my baby son is trying to stop me this week! I have managed to piece the top together in stolen moments. I finally managed today to lay it out ready to baste together when a friend turned up, so I had to put it away! Maybe tomorrow will be more fruitful? I am planning on quilting it entirely by hand, so it may take a while to finish....

Monday, September 20, 2010

quilting, sewing...feeding baby!

Being a Mum is only glamourous if all you have to do is pass on your genes and then employ someone else to help you bring your kids up!
I have desperately been attempting to be Wonderwoman and have accepted, eventually, that it is not possible. So my days recently have been alternating between trying to encourage children to pick up after themselves (meaning myself and James end up doing it!) or saying 'sod it!' and sewing instead (making more mess to clear up). Plus, of course, trying to feed my little man who feeds every 3 hours still (but sleeps 9 at night so NO complaining).
I have managed however to finish Jacobs playmat (apart from the robots faces...)

And 6 lovely campervan cushions in 3 different designs

And of course spending time feeding the cherub!