Thursday, January 18, 2018

PLEASE BE RAINING!

Our weather forecast was for rain, and probably plenty of it.  I know a lot of holiday makers won't be happy for it to rain, but I want it to!

It will cool things down.  And the farmers will be happy!  Must not forget the farmers.  *smiles*

Yesterday was quite a bit cooler, cloudy all day... so almost bearable.

Today's mission is a slightly larger wall hanging.
I copied a small pattern of a donkey, and will be working on it today.


ABOVE:  It's a pattern I bought a while ago, but I wanted it to be bigger.  It's not a perfect copy, but that's fine by me. It's good enough.

It's going to take me ages to choose the colours for him!  So... once the morning jobs are done... I will be in the fabric room doing just that.

ONWARD...

11.34 am: And it is indeed raining.  But not stormy at all.  Just straight out rain and drizzle.  Not the cooling wind.  YET.  I live in hope we get some wind!

Would you believe I went into my fabric room today and found out I have NO GREY fabric at all!

Not even a tiny bit.  And that's the colour I need for the donkey's body.  So, I've shelved the donkey for the day.

And I started a little Lion instead:


ABOVE:  I've cut out all the fabric and stuck it on the backing fabric, so now to do all the applique.  After lunch.

Which might just be a club sandwich from Fran's Cafe. 


ABOVE:  And another one is done.  Only I forgot to put the eye on the bird... after reminding myself over and over again during construction!  Derrr.
I will be added after dinner.

Dinner is left over pork, re-heated with gravy, mashed potatoes, Peas and Corn and Cauliflower with a cheese sauce.  Sounds yum eh? *smiles*

After dinner it will be 'relax and watch TV' time.  Coronation Street tonight... yaaaa.

Just copied/drew out another cartoon character to make tomorrow... IF I have the right fabrics.  If not, I will go into Hamilton and get some, also the grey for the donkey.

14 comments:

  1. Man I do hope it rains today.. boy do we need it.... love the new pattern...

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  2. Love the donkey pattern.

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  3. Loving all your wall hangings Chris! You are one talented Chick!!!!

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  4. Love the colours on the donkey so bright and cheerful

    Hope you get the rain for the cooling and all the farmers etc ,something we all crave as well

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  5. We have the wind & the rain but it is still pretty hot!!

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  6. We have the wind but its 37 deg, too hot to even sew !

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  7. We have the rain and cold winds. Love the lion. Omg you don't have a colour haha really. That's like me and my yarn stash 😂😂.

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  8. Friendliest lion ever! You really are a very talented person.

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  9. Love the lion, so cute!

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  10. Anonymous11:04 PM

    This site is fantastic, i actually enjoy it.

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  11. Hope things cool down for you. Both new projects are very cute.

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  12. Anonymous4:46 AM

    I can't believe how quickly you made the darling lion. My president recently had a cognitive test where he was able to correctly identify a lion.

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  13. MO I CHANGE my mind the donkey is the cutest YOU had no grey oh wow shopping it is then....

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