Tuesday morning Pitch and Stitch - 10.00am to 1.00pm

Tuesday morning Pitch and Stitch - 10.00am to 1.00pm
This hanging from Annie Downs' Hatched and Patched book should be in every caravan as a cushion or decoration!

Sunday, 29 April 2018

Back into Winter Clothes

So after the mini heat-wave, during which I decided to have a trip up to Liberty in London (I think I was the only person in the whole city in winter clothes - everyone else was wearing shorts and sundresses) we are back to winter.

There's so much to do outside but it's as much as I can do to water the greenhouse, feed the pet lambs and then run back indoors!

I have finally started making some baby things for our first little grandchild who is now well on his, or her, way.

A couple of weeks ago Jackie and I went to a little Toft workshop in Wantage Library.  We were due to go ages ago but it was postponed when we got snowed in.  We had already chosen which animals we wanted to make - I opted for Georgina the Ballerina - and Zoe was there to guide us through the pattern.  Although I have crocheted lots of blankets, I've never crocheted anything 3D, so was really looking forward to it.  Zoe was great at explaining the instructions, and then we were off!

Georgina the Ballerina is great - and if the baby is a boy he will be dressed in the little blue waistcoat I've made, and be simply George the Hippo!

Next I was pushed into making a cot quilt.  I think everyone thought I'd let the side down by not making one already, so, Sandra pointed me in the direction of the Moda Wild and Free range.  It's quite young and fun so I think it may well appeal to Victoria and Ben - anyway, they can use it however they want.

It arrived in yesterday's post and now I have made the front and back.

I quite like the fact that it is pink and blue......

Finally I have made a little purse in preparation for Wednesday's workshop - still spaces available but I'll run it regardless because I love making them!


  1. Love the hippo and I'm sure they will be thrilled with the quilt.

  2. I can't believe you haven't got a houseful of home-made baby things already! At least you've started well :-)