Tuesday, July 04, 2006
Sandwiches in the Garden :o)
Blogger has been playing fast and loose with Quilting Bebbs today - most of the day it's looked like there's nothing there except a list of the posts down the side :o(
I was just beginning to panic and thinking 'Oh my word - what can a complete technophobe like me do about this' and it brought everything back up again - in the words of Alice in Wonderland - 'Curiouser and curiouser!'
I have great cause for celebration - after two hours of bending over the patio table I now have an Ostrich Sandwich - Ta Daaaaaa! Thank you to whoever gave me that tip - it worked a treat and saved my housemaids knees from a fate worse than death. I did pin the top edge together clipped onto the washing line to start off with and it's made a reasonable job of it - the back will never be as tight as a drum but I figure it's for me not the quilt police and as I shan't be looking at the back I can live with that :o)
My back certainly knows that's how I've spent two hours this evening and the whole thing weighs a ton so it'll no doubt be a joy to quilt - hey ho :o)
As it doesn't look much different from the previous posts of it, I thought I'd show you my Mother's Day presents - the three climbing roses - we only put them in in March so I'm delighted that they've flowered this year. The peach one is called 'Shropshire Lad' which as my DH was born in Shrewsbury in Shropshire I thought that quite appropriate. The clematis is a 'Hagley Hybrid' one of my favourite varieties which was also put in at the same time and has also come up trumps.
Now all I have to do is hope for the promised break in the weather to cooler climbs later this week so I can sum up the energy to wrestle with 'The Brute' as it has become colloquially known! :o)