Friday, 10 April 2015

Easter Holidays with the granddaughters

Tuesday Abigail and Eleanor arrived for a four day stay. I always love it when they come to stay but feel so exhausted by the time they leave!
They like to plan their stay, so the first thing was to use the calender boards they made and add as many activities as they can into each day.
Donning aprons I had brought them back from Spain they prepared the dinner [ with a little help]
A gammon joint was put into the oven by Abigail, while Eleanor prepared the jacket potatoes.

Jacket potatoes filled with cheesy mash, gammon and vegetables made for a yummy dinner.

A visit to Abingdon Park, which was so crowded it was hard to get near any of the swings etc,
but they had fun with Granddad on this twirly thing!

Eleanor taking a dive!

Eleanor making two bunny bags on the Singer Featherweight.

Abigail making a quilt block on the Brother sewing machine.

Well done Abigail on this great block.
Made by sewing four sets of  two charm squares together 1/4" around all sides,
then cutting on the two diagonals.
Re-arrange the new pieces to make this design.

Filled with  Easter chocolates, Eleanor did a wonderful job making these bags.

Eleanor playing with stickers and cards, while Abigail works on her crochet.

Abigail's first piece of crochet, she has managed chains, double stitch and treble stitch,
including Granny stitch [ well I think that's what it is called.]

Off to the gym for Rhythmic Gymnastic lesson.

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