Thursday, 12 June 2014

Trying to Catch Up

It's amazing how social media suddenly takes over your life. Too much Twittering and Facebooking;  suddenly life is spiralling out of control and you don't know where the time has gone. Hence, one very neglected blog!

Anyway, I hope to rectify the situation. I've temporarily desactivated my Facebook account and am sitting on my hands trying my hardest not to click on the Facebook icon!


So what's new in the Worthy household?

The Old One is still The Old One and up to his usual tricks of selective hearing, pretending he's lost his voice, etc, etc, as all husbands do.

Miss P Black Cat is still with us. I thought we were going to lose her, but I think she was getting fed up with the very wet weather we've been having and sprung back into action when the sun finally started to shine a few weeks ago.

The Young One? Well long long story there! Where do I start?

Last September she went to Bordeaux Uni to read Sociology. Did you know that? Can't remember. Anyway, she realised half way through the course that perhaps it wasn't for her and looked for something else to do this coming academic year.

The upshot is that she is moving to Limoges where she'll read Law and move in with her boyfriend. As I type this she is working very hard at a restaurant in Brantôme, trying to earn enough money to keep her going next year and leaving the boyfriend to do the flat hunting.

So all in all life trundles on Chez Nous. I'm sewing up a storm on my lovely Singer 1425, but unfortunately cannot really show what I'm working on (Big Secret). However, here is a taster to whet your appetite.


I've got the String Bug!

On that note, I'll leave you with some photos I took in Bordeaux when we were there in April. They should be clickable.





A bientôt.

Saturday, 5 April 2014

We Have a Top!


It's very wonky, very lumpy, which I hope will somehow quilt out, and there are already some split seams.

The corduroy isn't 100% cotton. The black is a poly/cotton/lycra mix and is very stretchy, hence the split seams. It was a b!ù**rto machine!

More soon.

Saturday, 11 January 2014

Birthday Sewing

The Old One has gone to the OAP lunch hosted by the commune so I'm celebrating my birthday by having the house to myself and sewing, sewing, sewing.


Only one more row to go and then I think we have a flimsey.

Do the Gees Bend quilters quilt their quilts, tie them, or leave them?

More soon.

Friday, 3 January 2014

Progress Report

It's looking good!



Just got to make sure I don't run out of the black.

Think I'll have to pinch a pair of TOO's trousers!

More soon.