Thursday, 20 March 2014

The Best Spring of my life

 March 20th of 1996. At 15.10 my son José was born, he was my first day of Spring present.
 Today it's his 18th birthday and it's the first day of Spring...Again!!!
 I can't understand how time flew so quickly.
 It seems I had him in my lap just a while ago.


Sunday, 9 March 2014

My latest little sewing projects

I've been away for many reasons. My daughter's departure really depressed me and I didn't want to do anything, not even sewing, that I love so much.
Two months have gone by, she came here and made me a surprise and slowly I'm coming back.
Firstly I made some monogram identifiers for their rooms ( my daughter and her friends).

Then I made my February swap blocks

And last but not least, a very generous friend, Linda Ruskauff, who is the owner of a great on line store , The Stitch Sanctuary read my post about my daughter leaving to London and she immediately knew how I felt for her daughter is studying very far from home too. To make me feel better she sent me some wonderful fabrics and a beautiful panel. I've already cut and sewn some of the birds, it's going to look great when it's finished. Thank you so much Linda. If you have the time don't forget to visit her store, you won't regret it ( maybe your wallet will ).

There are some more birds to cut and sew and then I have to write or stitch the name on each wing.
It's not much but this is definitely a start.

Friday, 7 March 2014

Not in my wildest dreams

Last Friday, while I was working someone rang the door bell. As usual I went to open the gate and welcome another child. Well it wasn't really a small child, It was my own child, Catarina flew from London and surprised me at work. I couldn't believe my eyes but there she was.
It was great, I have missed her so much and even thought we only had three days it was great.
In three weeks time she will be here again YEAH. Needless to say that there was no sewing at all.

Me, Catarina and my son José and Blackie, of course. He went crazy when he spotted her, he also misses her very much. He followed her like a shadow the whole week-end.

Can't wait to have her here with us again. This time for an in tire week!