Thursday, June 10, 2010

Shores block 5

Wow - has it really been that long since my last blog post? Time has flown. After spending a good part of the beginning of the year waiting and waiting for work that was overdue, it (of course) all turned up at once and I've spent the best part of 3 weeks working non stop. Not fun but at least we can finally send out some invoices and won't now starve!

Too much work means very little gardening, no allotment at all and not an awful lot of stitching. But I did finish up Shores block 5...


...and am well on the way with block 6, which is surprisingly quick.


And I did take Monday off for a very special day - I went to the quilt exhibition at the V&A with Isabelle! We finally got to meet and it was lovely. Isabelle is gorgeous and I had a great day. I would have got someone to take a photo of us but we were chatting so much I completely forgot! I had my camera with me as well, which was handy as on the way to the train station I saw this:


Swans with four signets. One of our local swans died a few years ago when someone leaked some chemicals into the river, so this is a lovely sight. I'm so glad we have a pair and little ones on the water again.

12 comments:

  1. Congrats on finishing up another block on Shores. It looks wonderful. I'm so jealous that you got to go to the quilt exhibition at the V&A. Hope work eases up and you'll have more time for stitching and gardening.

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  2. Shores is looking fabulous Nicki.

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  3. Shores is looking wonderful Nicki! Glad you to that you've managed to squeeze a little stitching time in around work :)

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  4. Shores is looking fantastic! Great job.

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  5. I love everything about this block - the house, the colors, and the entire design! You did a beautiful job just like on all the others.

    The swans are so pretty!

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  6. Congratulations on finishing up another block on Shores. That picture you took of the next block looks like mine - it's been in that same pose for the past 6 months!

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  7. Your Shores piece is looking incredible!

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  8. Beautiful progress!

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  9. Great block! And nice start on the big one in the middle - I agree, it does work up faster than you'd expect.

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  10. Your Shores is coming along nicely Nicki. You're just ahead of me.

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  11. Shores is looking amazing!

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  12. Shores is looking great!

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