My sewing space had exploded with the departure of the sewing machine and when the machine returned there was no space for it (surprise surprise!!). On Thursday I got stuck in and sorted it all out, it actually didn't take long, it doesn't does it? It's just the thinking about it that does! I have a stack of 7 quilt sandwiches for quilting and once I'd tidied the room I quilted two small ones and last night sat and sewed the binding down while watching the All Blacks v Japan Rugby World Cup Game.
This morning I had to get up at 6.30 to take Chrissy (the aspiring security guard) to work and so I threw my trust camera and the two quilts into the car. This quilt I started before the 22 Feb for friends of ours who were both turning 40 that week. In fact that was one of the things I was going home to do that day. Needless to say the party never happened and the quilt never got finished! However now it has and I hope the new owners like it. It's a lap quilt, perfect for popping over your knees while watching TV.
I have to say the part of town where I took pictures this morning is profoundly depressing. Our Town Hall has an uncertain future, the Convention Centre is coming down, the Crown Plaza Hotel and the Copthorne Hotel, all coming down. It's downright creepy to see the windows open and the curtains blowing in the breeze. Sends shivers down your spine. Hard to keep on being an up person in a city that's coming down. Just saying.
Still I'm happy with the quilt and it's nice mix of colours, I'll deliver it this week. Oh just incase someone wants to know, I cut these tumblers on the Accucutter at Stitch.
BTW I've just decided to make the pictures bigger on my blog, is this better or worse??