Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Catherine Mary SIMONS

My Mum
 Sadly my Mum passed away peacefully on Wednesday 18th January, after a very short illness. Mum was 97 years old and enjoyed a full life, she is sadly missed by both family and friends.

Daughter Diana [ me] married to Chris, 
Grandson Richard married to Jacq
Gt Granddaughters Abigail 8 yrs and Eleanor 4 yrs

Daughter Debbie married to John
Granddaughter Sally
Gt Granddaughter Tess 4yrs
Granddaughter Jessie married to Richard
Gt Granddaughter Mabel 1yr

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Pinwheel FQ challenge

3" & 2 1/2" squares folded

Triangles attached

Pinwheels joined

Cushion front made
At our Christmas meeting of IAM we were all given a FQ, and the aim is to make something with them, so I used mine [the blue FQ] to make the pinwheel cushion front. I still need to complete the back. 

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Prayer Garden Wall hanging

Prayer Garden Wall hanging

part of the Prayer Garden

Embroidery machined

This Wall hanging consists of 94 quilt blocks made on the embroidery machine [ Brother 4000D]. The design is by Anita Goodesign.
Only the backing and label are now needed to complete the quilt.

Monday, 9 January 2012


I'd like to thank everyone for good wishes while I have been so ill over Christmas and the New Year. My blog like everything else has not been touched.. BUT.. I am feeling better now and look forward to a year of quilting and seeing friends again.

The Rocket and the Cancer Sampler

A friend from Church sent me a message that a Lego Rocket Technic was for sale on Market Place and he thought Chris should have it. The guy ...