Yukon wild

Yukon wild
Yukon wild

Monday, October 17, 2016

A wee bit of sewing

I started to write "a wee bit of snow"...  We did have our first snowfall yesterday, about two inches worth, and I thought it would stay around for a while.  But the sun came out this morning and before I could get a nice photo of the fluffy whiteness it was starting to melt away.  There will be ice on the road tomorrow morning.

I have managed to do some sewing in the last week.  I am determined to finish the postage stamp quilt this year.  Since I decided that it needs three more rows, I have to make 63 more of those 2 1/2 inch blocks.  So I have been sorting scraps, and cutting and matching.


I do hope that someone can tell me how to turn my pictures in Blogger.  For some reason it always turns them sideways.
Anyway I have made 13 blocks - 50 more to go!



And I have my swap hexies for October done.  These are going to Jenny in Queensland, Australia.  I loved making the one with the raindrops falling on the flowers in the centre hexie.  I admit it is a bit busy though.


That's all for this week.  Not bad if I do say so myself!

Janet 

3 comments:

  1. What a great variety of postage stamp blocks, I like every one. Fall, it has arrived so fast for you up North.Our springtime lingers on, bulbs flowering, grass growing, and trees in bud.

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  2. blocks are great. Blogger uses the pictures AS they are on your computer, you might have a picture viewer that auto turns the pictures when you look at them.... I use livewriter to write blog posts and it's a great program!- just saying ;)

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  3. I think that instead of messing with crazy changes, Mr. Google should add to blogger a way to edit photos. As it is now, that has to be done while in the photo file. I do love those little blocks ... might have to try that one on my scrap pile.

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