I’m back……

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was i missed? anyone??!!.

well, i’ve just finished a 10day placement without break, so am a touch knackered!. i was in a newly renovated house without internet!. it was very hard trying to survive on my phone for contact with the outside world. i took the baby to starbucks most days to use their net. while there i did try their seasonal salted caramel hot chocolate – rather yummy!.

as i mentioned in my last post i wanted to try and stitch each day, and alternate pieces. i managed to stick to that for the most part. i had a landing outside my room that had 2 skylights – it was a brilliant place to stitch with all that light!.

on the neighbourhood, i got the frames finished on the blue house, all the red of the red house and more for the roof.

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on patience, the frame is completely finished, with the exception of one square!!. for some reason i missed it!. i’ll sort it when i use the same colour in a nearby mofit!. i also mucked up the area under the sheep – i didnt look at all the pattern and thought i had it in my head and stitched away before realising my mistake. i decided not to unpick and to count off the stem of the flower for placement of the sheep and flowers around them. there isnt alot left on this to do – finish the sheep, the word patience and more detail on the flower.

the other thing about this piece – i think i kept the wrong fabric out of the box to nz as the ecru colour doesnt show up well i dont think. i’m meant to use it for the sheep, but have decided to use the whiter colour of the sheep in the neighbour for these sheep.

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tomorrow i’m going to the knit and stitch show at Ally Pally and hope to find a few things to help finish this off – trim and maybe the backing material, although, i do have some leftover clothing from LM’s quilt to use, and since its for her i’m tending to favour that option.

right, off to read a few blogs i’ve had trouble opening on my phone.

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