Monday, November 24, 2014

SOMEONE ISN'T VERY POPULAR RIGHT NOW

Tallulah likes Bex's wool:


 ABOVE:  That's the 3rd ball she's demolished.  Bex isn't that happy with our little girl right now.  I am sure Bex has now covered the top of her wool basket to keep Miss Tallulah out.

Last night I got the quilting done on the Mariner's Compass, and sewed on the binding too.  Now I have to put a backing on, work out how I'm going to hang it and do the finishing off...


ABOVE:  I'm really happy with it!


ABOVE:  fairly hard to see, but just showing you the quilting stitch I used... a wave pattern, quite neat!  Bex suggested it and I'm glad she did, or I might have been too scared to try it.
It wasn't even that hard, seeing as it's a programmed stitch on the machine.

So, today?  As we got bugger all housework done over the weekend, I might devote the morning to doing a bit... then after lunch I'm off to the Hospice Shop.

Right... catch ya later.

ONWARD...
ABOVE:  Someone found the dog's bed quite comfy... and lots of fun.


ABOVE: Then he found out that the dogs didn't really enjoy his 'company'.


ABOVE: Tallulah decided Dante's little seat was a better option.

I've developed a cracker jack headache this morning... so fingers crossed it goes before I have to leave for Hospice.

Well... it's been an eventful afternoon.
I had a bit of an incident on the way home from Hospice... but will talk about that tomorrow.

Today's treasure:

 ABOVE: This rather nice winter dress... it's pure wool by the feel of it.  It will be great for next winter.  $1.00 !

ABOVE:  This lovely necklace, I've had my eye on it for weeks and today I just couldn't leave it there any longer.   

I also got about 6 wooden picture frames of various sizes, for me 'doodle' art pictures.

Bex cooked a lovely spaghetti bologniese for dinner.  I love not having to cook.

Excitement in the house.  Steve is about to buy a van for his work.  He's on the hunt and may have found a good one to look at, hopefully tomorrow.

So... I think that's me for the day... I'm going to have a nice, relaxing evening, probably watching TV tonight.  I've got a bit of eye strain from sewing so much the last few days, so am giving it a few days break.

End of Day:  a good day, with a bit of a 'blimp' at the end.  More on that tomorrow... I'm 'saving' it till then! *smiles*
nite nite

9 comments:

  1. My Collie Ollie LOVES wool. HE loves yarn, roving and felted wool dryer balls. I bought a pair of Wool Haflinger clogs and Ollie was highly "interested" in them - So I returned them as a precaution!

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  2. haha, I guess Bex will be making her knitting bag puppy proof :-)

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  3. So cute!! Hope the wool situation gets sorted. At our house it's the cats that get into the wool. :-)

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  4. Just read the post before this about visiting Palmy. if you do, please let me know coz we can have a coffee if you have time as I could come over and see you :)

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  5. Dante and the dog bed too cute the wool not so cute Funny though. The mariners piece looks so cool.

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  6. Hope your head got better!!!!

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  7. Well, you certainly know how to get us coming back for more!! At least you're smiling so I guess the "incident" wasn't too awful.

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  8. Too funny with the yarn!

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  9. That dress is gorgeous! Blue is my favourite colour too :)

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