Monday, August 29, 2016

UMPTEENTH CHANGE

Morning!  It's lovely Monday again.

Here is my latest idea for the next Dresden Plate Quilt:


ABOVE: Using a Kaffe Fassett print this time as a contrast. It's quite nice, not as light as I had planned, but it really does look good.

What do you think?   

I'm starting to wonder if I will ever make up my mind on this quilt!

 Now, here's what Kelly gave Stew for Father's Day...


ABOVE: A cute little bear that sings "Kamate Kamate", and a button picture of the Waikato Chiefs colours.  She spelled 'Waikato' like that cos it wouldn't fit otherwise!  Ingenious. 

Kelly won't be here on Father's Day as she is going on a holiday to visit my Mum (her Grandma) in Australia.  She leaves tomorrow. 

OK... time to go do something constructive.

ONWARD...

When I got up, I had a sick headache, so I took a pill and went back to bed... till 10.30!
When I got up I decided to go into Hamilton and get Lacy some more clothes/underwear, as most of her stuff is now in Tauranga, in a house she can't get into anymore.

*sigh*... but hopefully that will eventually get sorted out.

We also went into The Warehouse, where I got 4 containers for sorting clothes into, in the laundry.  


ABOVE: The 4 black boxes are the new ones.  One for each of us.  (excluding Lacy, as she's not gunna be here for years!)

There's nothing I like better than things being organised and tidy.  *smiles*

We had lunch at the base after our shopping, and are now home for a quiet afternoon.

Happily, I spent the afternoon and early evening cutting out dresden plate blades.  Now ALL I have to do is sew them all together!
And that will take a bloody long time.

But, it will keep me busy.

I have my sewing trolley all ready for tomorrow's patchwork group in Hamilton.  I'm looking forward to it.

The rest of this evening I will be watching a few TV programmes.  Then bed.

9 comments:

  1. Great contrast in the Dresdan Plates now !

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  2. I really like that contract on the dresden plates, it gives it a real pop, you are such a clever wee thing :-).

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  3. I like the colors you have chosenthe contrast is spot on. Isn't Kelly creative just like her mum. Love the way she spelt YKATO.

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  4. Love the colours on the Dresdan Plate…

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  5. Why don't you use paint or something and put the pics of the plate together to see what they will look like when there are multiple ones?

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    1. And I like this one more but would like to see what one of the colours (pink or purple)from the multi-coloured ones look like in the middle

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  6. I LOVE this plate, very pretty!

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  7. I love these colours!

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  8. I love the contrast colours, and Stews Ykato pic is so neat, creative kids too ....

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