On Friday i had to go and get some scrips renewed and my good friend Di offered to drive me. As it happened she had to go to a quilt and sewing shop, and you think I came out empty handed.....wrooooonnnggg!. I spied these two lovely fabrics that will just go perfectly for the cover and lining for my fabric book. The blue/purple has some glitter effect and will go perfectly with the ET embroidery I am using for the cover.
The aqua piece on the right is for the lining for the cover.
Came across this blog here called Patras Place of Stitching and Vintage Linens which has some good ideas of putting the fabric pages together.
My friend Dianne, from http://dinkydideequilts.blogspot.com.au/ has a new blog called http://eatplayquilt.blogspot.com.au/ where she is talking about her three loves....eating, travelling and quilting......not necessarily in that order.
Pay both these blogs a visit....I am sure you wont be disappointed.
"Himself" is turning 80 next month, and I have organised a Bbq at the farm with a few of our close friends and neighbours....it was to be 12 people, but since I tracked down an old friend of his who is also coming it has turned into 13...aaark....better add someone else.
He desperately needs a new pillow to replace the sculptured one he has loved for over 25 years. Found this 'memory foam' pillow for him. Left it in the car while we did some food shopping and when we returned the car just "ponged".....the smell was terrible and it turned out to be ....the pillow. I am wondering whether it is the formaldahyde that any imported textiles these days are treated with. It is a shame because it is lovely to use otherwise.
Since then I have taken the cover off and aired it, but the smell is permeating the unit and I may have to return it if it does not go away. Fingers crossed or it gets returned and I am "back to the drawing board"......and the idea of a book reader.
By the way you will all be pleased to know that I am slowly conquering the wretched changes to my computer. Have returned to the original programme for adding photos, and am learning my way around the latest Gimp.
Hope I can get through the month now with my data allowance and no new big downloads.