Definitely tea and sympathy has been the order
of the day at our place over the past two weeks.
I've only just felt like sitting at the machine today and
sewing strips - nice and simple and not too much thinking!
Mardi Gras update, eight blocks so far with another
twenty eight to go!
I could go with nine full blocks set three by three, example of one
setting style above and
when all 36 are ready for playtime there'll be
some time spent arranging and re-arranging.
I could also go this way
I'm sure I'll find a few different settings when the time comes.
We can't quite believe that within the course of two weeks or so
we had news that two dear friends and a cousin of
my husband had died.
The first we heard a friend in Germany had passed
peacefully in her sleep - younger than I am!
Then we had a call from Australia telling us that John's cousin
had died, again a good 10 yrs younger than me,
then an email from England with news of another long time
friend, known by me since I was
around 6 years old and as I'm now 70 that's a lot of years!
I'm now in a better frame of mind and quilting will
help, also I've been out for a few lemons off the tree,
lemon curd making tomorrow!
Hope that in the midst of all the turmoil in the
world at the moment you're still able to