So what shall I show you first? Shopping? Or sewing?
Alphabetically, sewing comes first, so let's start with that. It's quite a time on the ferry over to Holland: about 7 hours, so I took plenty of hand sewing
This is beaded lace stitched onto a plain backing as another block for the textured quilt
This block was created a while ago, using fusible bias binding (the sort that is often used in black for stained glass windows) but hadn't been stitched, and now it has
Mother-in-law has a little table in the hall where she puts her milk (she still gets milk delivered daily from a milkman, so do we) as she closes the front door. She puts it onto a cardboard beer mat that she brought home from a pub about 100 years ago, and it's fading. She did ask me to bring over some crayons or colouring pencils to brighten up the colours a bit, but I thought maybe she needed a Milk Mat:
and finally I made six blocks for the June Block Lotto, I hope they are OK being hand stitched