Monday, November 17, 2014

MARINER'S COMPASS

Can you believe, in between doing a few odd jobs around the house yesterday, this is all I got done on making the pattern for my Mariner's Compass yesterday???


ABOVE:  it took me forever to get the circles done... I have made this pattern really big and couldn't find anything round and large to use as a template, so I had to muck around getting the curves right free hand.  NOT EASY.

The colours are not precise, and the black dots might not stay that size... it's actually still a work in progress!

I am enjoying doing it though, it's going to be gorgeous once it's actually made... I HOPE!

Before you ask, NO, I'm not colouring in any more!  I don't really need to ... I've got all the bits sorted now, and know, up to a point, what colours I shall be using.

Today I shall do some housework, work on me pattern and then head off to Hospice after lunch.

So, that's me for now... catch ya later.

ONWARD...

Well its been a long day. .. I'm still at the shop!  Just waiting for the cashing up to be finished then I can go home.  Its been a fairly busy afternoon, so good! 

5.50 pm and I'm finally home.  I can't show you what I bought today as they are to be Christmas Presents!
I did get a white T-shirt for me and another for Steve for work over summer.
But that's all.

Stew just arrived home, Bex is finishing dinner, Dante is eating his dinner and depositing 50% on the floor, the dogs are running around wanting to eat it all off the floor... it's that time of the night when it's a bit hectic.

Really looking forward to tonight, I'm going to start transferring the pattern onto the Vliesofix then the fabric!  Exciting...

And back breaking! I've spent the last 4 hours bent over a table transferring markings, cutting out and ironing.   JUST doing the circles I might add.

Finally called a halt when Stew wanted to go to bed at 11.  Now I am about to follow him.

Sorry it's been a rather boring post today, and virtually NO PHOTOS.

I will try to do better tomorrow... when I take Coco and Tallulah to the Botanic Gardens for a little walk!

End of day:  a long, wet day.  Glad it's over really.  I need to get to bed with a panadol for me back.
nite nite

7 comments:

  1. Well done on getting the circles drawn!!!

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  2. Curves freehand?!?!? You are good.
    This is going to be fabulous in your new dining room-- it's stunning.
    xo jj

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  3. Your talents know no bounds, you could start YouTube tutorials and get paid! Animals kids and dinner always a busy time.

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  4. Any imperfections will make it better

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  5. Glad to hear you found a good home for Teddy. Nice pattern hope it all comes together as you hope. Take care.

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  6. Can't wait to see your new project transform!

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