Sunday, 31 May 2009

Back in Blogland

Good news. My computer is behaving and I can access the internet again. Thanks to all who offered advice on how to fix the problems I was having. For those who are interested, I installed Firefox then downloaded a newer version of Internet Explorer. Both are working well so I now have a backup browser in case of future difficulties.
For various reasons I did minimal stitching in May,but did manage to finish this tablerunner.
I think this is no 4 ... guess I should have a go at a different pattern next time ... but I love how nicely it all fits together.
Excuse the wrinkles!

Recently, I discovered a new to me Australian website selling charm packs of Tanya Whelan fabrics. Couldn't resist these ...

and these ...
I am imagining a simple quilt with white sashings.
Finally for all Oliver's admirers, here is where I spotted him recently. It is not unusual to find him relaxing on this old couch ... but this time he had company!
Lucky lives over the fence and is sometimes friendly, sometimes not! He must have been having a good day. They were both happy to pose for the camera.


  1. those fabrics look wonderful, happy and bright, can't wait to see what you make with them

  2. LOL nice post. Love the cats.

  3. Lovely to have you back! The table runner is gorgeous and so are those fabric packs

  4. Your charm packs are so lovely!
    Welcome back Christine...:)

  5. Welcome back!! Love the piccy of the cats ... Oliver is much more social than my girl. I'm afraid any intruders get sent packing!! She just doesn't play well with others LOL.
    Joy :o)

  6. Welcome back - it's nice to see you online again. Those are pretty squares, and I'm looking forward to see what you do with them. Please give Oliver a scritch for me, and Lucky, too, if he'll let you. :)

  7. Christine, I love those charm packs, so bright and colorful. Of course, I love the pictures of Oliver and his friend. I am afraid my ladies would not be so gracious to a visitor. LOL Glad to have you back. Winona

  8. Welcome back again.. The fabrics looks pretty nice and I´m looking forward to see what you will do with them...

    Good luck!

    buy the your tabelrunner..


  9. Christine,
    The pair of cats are indeed handsome- Quite the contrast in coloring. Cats are always interesting - such individual personalities.
    The new fabrics are lovely too.
    Happy Quilting,

  10. Lovely table runner - so soft and pretty. Love the charm packs - so much potential for them!

  11. The fabrics are delicious. Love these charm squares. Can't wait to see the finished result. Thanks for posting their URL.

  12. Love the fabrics in this Table Runner...Thanks for the tip on where you got your charm sq's..have checked them out...
    nice to have you back..

  13. I am glad that you are back with us .I have missed you .Your table runner is just lovely.

  14. Glad you got everything under control again..;o)) a tleast with the internet!! :o) Love your new tablerunner.. and I love the new purchase of charm squares.... it will be something gorgeous!!! :o))

  15. Welcome back, Christine! I love the tablerunner - so soft and pretty! The cats look very happy and mellow!

  16. Pretty tablerunner and cute picture of Lucky and Oliver. :)

  17. Glad you're back. Love the table runner and your new charm packs. Oliver and friend are so cute!

  18. those charm squares are divine! Lucky and Oliver look very happy together

  19. Yay she is back! WOW al those fabrics!

  20. Your table runner is gorgeous. I'm in the process of making one from this book but the quilting is giving me fits!
    I love your charm square fabrics and the picture of Oliver entertaining at home is just precious.


  21. I love your tablerunner! I made a small quilt with a Darla charm pack. I love it! It was a pack a local quilt shop cut out so it might be smaller and less fabrics than you have. A picture is on my blog. If you want easy, I just did the blocks on point. :)

  22. I love this!!! The little tablerunner, the fabric - and above all the cats!!!

    Greetings from Berlin Claudia


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