I hope you all had a lovely Christmas with Family and Friends, and found some time for a bit of stitching?
Looking around Blog Land I have been admiring the Holiday decorating that goes on. I decorate, but nothing like some of the pictures I peek at. They are amazing. I do however have a couple of quilts that only come out at Christmas.
This is a strippy quilt that I made and had long arm quilted. I loved the clean lines and unfussyness of its Christmassy feel:
We had a busy time, and spent New Year in France skiing. We were lucky with the snow and the weather was great!
I managed some off piste sewing:
I had some fun gifts at Christmas. When I was small I started reading with Ladybird books, and I can remeber saving my pocket money to buy titles as I got older.
A while back the graphics used on the books started to be used on other products, like mugs, note books and giftware.
I was lucky enough to receive:
P was not for 'patchwork', but for pets, but M was for:
And I even got this:
My husband thought I was mad, but I really wanted the tin, not the kit to make a felt teddy bear that is inside! I shall use it to store buttons and the suchlike!
I may not blog much over the next month as I have a deadline to meet on a book……more of that another time!
I will be at the Quilt Show in Ardingly, and then back to 'normal' in February.
Happy New Year to my Blogging Friends!