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Sunday, March 18, 2012

Only 4 sleeps…..

Are you tired of my count down yet?? Nah me either!!

I have managed to fit in some retail therapy…..I’m incorrigible aren’t I?

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I’ve been making my own bias binding and used some on the makeup bag on the left.

In the mean time I have again kept myself busy in my sewing room spending some more time on my Carpenters Star blocks.

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I finished the fourth block and began working on the sashings.  I realized that I had inverted a section of one block and went to bed last night knowing I couldn’t let it remain, it meant unpicking. This morning I unpicked the sashing and the offending block problem, it wasn’t as hard as I was expecting!

With more stitching required to complete the middle sashings I chose to rest it at this point to tackle a smaller project.

P1040977 This eye mask is for my inflight napping! Just need to get some earplugs now, not necessarily for the flight, but I have heard rumours one of my travel companions may snore!!!LOL

The rest of my day was spent catching up with recorded TV programs while I did some knitting.

Now it’s about that time of the night for a cuppa, tonight I’m having Red Green Vanilla it’s very easy drinking too.

Thanks for visiting,

Julie xxx

5 comments:

Tammy said...

I'm excited for you and your big trip. Looks like you've been keeping busy for sure. Love the retail therapy finds - that paisley print is gorgeous!! Hugs

Jan Quigley said...

4 sleeps?? It seemed like just last week it was 4 weeks!! I hope your holiday doesn't go too fast. Dh & ds went to Hawaii in 2009 & had a ball, I'm sure you will too. :-D

Sue said...

Hope I'm not too late. Have a
Wonderful time. I'll be thinking of you. Have a safe trip and keep your passport safe! Lol!
Hugs Sue

Sue said...

Hope I'm not too late Jules. I'm still away. Have a wonderful trip and take care of that passport! Lol!
Hugz
Suzie

Linda said...

I'm wishing you a marvelous time on your trip. Your cosmetic case will be just perfect for traveling. And your eye cover is such a good idea. Don't wear earplugs! You'll only listen to yourself breathing, and you won't be able to sleep that way either! I can see you're a shopper at heart. It will be interesting to see the purchases from Hawaii that you blog about!