Progress has been made on my current quilt.
The applique has been added and I’m very pleased with the overall look of it.
Mind you, once I’ve stitched around the seventieth little circle I may not feel quite so positive…
I think my love of fabric is one of the reasons I keep making these little bags. It doesn’t take much fabric to make them and it lets me play with so many of the beautiful fabric ranges that are available.
I’ve already professed my love of Little Apples by Aneela Hoey. This range made the sweetest little Millie Molly set.
Just look at the little turtle and snail shirt…
I’d also really like a dress just like the one with the white top, red and and blue spotted skirt. I think I’d rock that outfit.
As always you can check out this bag on the Peppermint Patcher etsy store.
I must confess that over the past six months I’ve developed an obsession. I’m afraid it cannot be broken. I’d get all twitchy and jumpy if I had to be without it.
In the past six months I have made…
Millie Molly Dolly bags.
I make them in batches of four using fabrics that I see, adore and reeeeeeaaaaaally need to buy.
I have no idea. I tell myself it’s to sell them, and I have started to add them to my etsy store. But I know in my heart I just make them because I want to, because I love them and so I won’t get all twitchy and jumpy.
I know there are more to be made. I won’t be able to help myself.
This week is Queensland Writers’ Week. Pip belongs to a youth writers’ group in Townsville. He enjoys telling stories about his illustrations and drawings and, with considerable nagging from me, he will write his stories. He constructs interesting stories and writes with beautiful, descriptive prose.
This week he was invited to be a part of a panel of writers at an open forum discussing the writing process. His invitation was on the strength of a manuscript which he has begun (which I am determined that he will finish… nag… nag… nag). As a part of the evening he read from his manuscript, holding the attention of the room and making us all want to hear more. He sat amongst published authors with vast experience and spoke with intelligence and confidence.
In just weeks he will be finished school. He’s ready for the world now.