Sunday, August 14, 2011

Almost there

This is the beginning of the blanket that I've been working on. I've calculated that I need 121 squares. If I've counted correctly I have another 33 to make to complete the number, then comes the fun of sewing it up. Yes I'm actually looking forward to that part. I usually lay all the pieces out on a bed and move them about to get the best colour distribution which can be quite difficult if some colours clash but I've tried to use shades that will play nicely together.
You know those 'one day' activities that you've been promising yourself - well the man of the house has decided that, for him, 'one day' has come and has bought for himself a beautiful Nikon camera. He has always wanted to take up photography as a hobby and is having lessons with the man who runs the Active Images shop in our local shopping centre.
Of the two of us, I am the more computer savvy (don't laugh) and am learning to use the Photoshop program that we have installed on our computer, so that we can work on his pics together. Please wish me luck as I think I will need it but I'm looking forward to doing miraculous things with my own pics too. (Loud chomping sounds here! Have I bitten off more than I can chew?)
I wish you luck with your newest projects and hope you're having a good weekend.
Bye for now until next time.


  1. congrats on almost there on the squares..and good luck to you and yours on you new hobby. It is so cool when you and your spouse can share the same passions..good luck

  2. You're really motoring on that blanket! I like to spread them all out and rearrange as well. Look forward to seeing it put together!

  3. Lots of luck and lots and lots of fun :-)

  4. Your rug is going to look great when it is completed..
    Lots of luck with the pics, they can be a lot of fun :))

    Great day here today the sun is shining and for once I hope I can hang out the washing :)) LOL....

  5. Vikki, I'm looking forward to it.

    Minding my own: Me too. I hope it will be as nice as I'd like it to be.

    Maria: Thank you.

    Pat: Washing always smells so good when it has been out in the fresh air.

  6. I cannot wait to see these beautiful blocks sewn together, so beautiful.