Have you just been to have tea with Abi? She thrilled to be home relaxing after a busy time with exams so I'm sure you've enjoyed catching up with her news.
The coffee maker's ready, and I have a new supply of Nespresso pods, so choose your colour and we will be good to go!
It's been a little while since you popped in, and I can't believe we are more than half way through the year. I am counting down the weeks to school finishing, but there's still a lot of work to be done. I don't work in the long summer holidays so I have to leave my desk ready to jump straight back in on September 2nd.
Enough of work! Let me show you the wonderful quilt squares I've received from around the world
Aren't they fab? I still have four to come but I am already loving how different they all are. Although I'm still excited about the ones that are left to make, I am a little bit sad that there are only a few more squares to make. I need someone to come up with another sewing related swap!
I've bought a new batch of fabric that I want to turn into a quilt and think that I have finally decided on what to have as a pattern. I loved the wonky log cabin design of Jackie's quilt square and plan to have a little go at that to see if I could make a whole quilt of them. Needless to say I've been googling a lot of patterns but, as always seems to be the way, everyone has a different way of doing them. Have you ever had a go at that pattern?
Are you joining in with Rinda's Scavenger Hunt? I've managed to track down a few of the 'easy' ones I knew I would be able to find and was thrilled to tick a few of the others off when we went up to Edinburgh a couple of weekends ago. Can you believe that one of the elusive ones seems to be the 'welcome to your home town' one. Seems that my town isn't very welcoming! We live on the borders of Hertfordshire & Essex - literally. There is a street in town where one side is Herts and the other is Essex! So we have a welcome sign for each county but not the actual town. There must be one somewhere, I shall have to check the less obvious routes into town, there is more than one way!
I've just added my name to join in Sian's latest swap - it's postcards this time. Are you joining in too? Go on, pop over there and read all about it, it sounds fun.
Whilst offering you biscuits you may notice that I am restraining myself from taking a second, please help me out by finishing them up. I joined Slimming World and am now 4 and a half pounds lighter so I will be grateful if you eat them up. As the saying goes, 'I can resist anything but temptation'!
It's been lovely chatting, but there are more people for you to visit so I will say goodbye and look forward to seeing you again, same time next month!