Work In Progress Wednesday

Work In Progress Wednesday

Eek, is it just me or are the weeks whirling round faster and faster these days?!  Anywho, it’s that time of the week again, and it’s been another busy one round at the Thistle Patch.  I took Saturday and Sunday off to try and get my spare room...
Hanging Around For A Photo Shoot

Hanging Around For A Photo Shoot

When I was in Provence over the summer I trawled through souvenir shops, markets, household goods shops and quincaillerie (French hardware shops, but of the kind that are like Aladin’s caves) and I gathered up as many hooks and knobs as I could with an idea...
Brit Bee Round 3

Brit Bee Round 3

This year we’re switching it up in Brit Bee, and instead of torturing each other with the blocks from hell assigning each other a particular type of block each month so we all end up with different quilts, this year we’re doing a round robin medallion, so...
Random Thursday

Random Thursday

Another week, another round of silliness! 1. I saw some stats recently about the number of family run businesses that are still going, with some 30% of businesses in existence at the moment being family run, however I suspect the family run ferry business is not one...
Work In Progress Wednesday

Work In Progress Wednesday

I’ve been feeling a little manic of late, trying to clear WIPs so that I can breathe again without a leaning tower of fabric threatening to engulf me, and to help me once my new spare room/storage area is redecorated so that I can shift things around easily....
Stitch Tease October Blocks

Stitch Tease October Blocks

This month it was Val’s turn in Stitch Tease, and she chose a flock of geese in raspberry, gold and a little dark grey with whites, creams and soft greys in the background.  I might have whimpered a lot little because triangles and I have a bit of a...