market today…

what I found at the market today…sometimes I think I shouldn’t bring home anymore stuff, than I just find something I have to have!!!
_DSC0303Quilt book $1,  box $3 and xmas decoration made from vintage jewellery.

I like a couple of patterns in the book.


This quilt as you go, last time I was at quilt group I seen this quilt made and I and others were really attracted to the way it is put together.


And this scrappy quilt is attracting my attention, so soft and gentle.


the decoration hanging on the tree.


pretty tile on the lid of he box…

The list of quilts I want to make is always growing.
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The first Sunday of the month, and it usually means a trip to the car boot market in a nearby town.   There is always lots of old treasures people are selling, lots of plants and old tools for my husband to look at and buy sometimes, when he finds something he likes.  But today it was this chippy paint, old high chair that I found.  After looking through the whole market I had to go back for a second look at it, and then the decision was made and it came home with us.

_DSC0327Now, it sits in the corner with a quilt and teddy…


…like my quilt cupboard behind, rustic.


…and I think I will leave the paint the way it is.


…this snake has taken up residence in our roof!

We fill in one space it gets in and it just finds another gap…this time above

the sewing room…I really don’t want it there…




…so next time we know it’s out we will have to fill in the gap on the corner of the house.

The birds warn us where it is…they are so funny…squawking until we take notice.


..this is my hexagons I have received in the hexagon swap…how many is enough for a quilt?


…our empty pool.  It has been painted for the second time since July.

After it was painted the first time we filled it up, put in bags of salt…it looked great for a couple of days.

Then what looked like a leaf from a distance turned out to be cement render that had fallen off…

So then it had to be emptied and painted again…this time hoping it will be right.

The painter has been by today to check on it and sweep out the leaves.

He says maybe fill it on about Tuesday…


It’s been a really nice, relaxing Sunday…warm and sunny…