Daisy’s on the mend and Winter is coming!

First of all, thanks so much to everyone who left kind wishes for Daisy.  I am delighted to be able to tell you that she is nearly back to her usual mischievous self, though she is definitely more nervous around traffic – which is probably a very good thing!  It’s the sound of cars that now seems to worry her – I don’t know if I’ve mentioned before that she doesn’t actually see very well, and I’m certain she wouldn’t have seen the car that hit her – simply heard the sound of the engine.    Her accident hasn’t stopped her latest naughtiness though … Freddie has a collection of plastic balls that he loves to roll around the floor  – and Daisy loves to go snuffling after.  Sadly after she’s retrieved them she loves to shred them and his initial 100 play balls now probably only number around 80 plus!!

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Apologies for the poor photo quality, but I think you’ll get the general idea.  She’s trying to tell me that it was really Ben, but I know the truth!  While Daisy has been convalescing I have been finishing off the final project for the October Magazine – my Winter is Coming hoop:

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I’ve really loved stitching this one – inspired by adult colouring books it’s a great opportunity to really get creative with needle and thread.  I simply heaped all my icy cold colours into my project box – purples, blues, mints and indigo, as well as some silver for highlights, then just stitched as the mood took me …

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It’s a large 16″ quilting hoop and I’m thinking this might be a good candidate for a pre-printed panel.  All those swirls and loops …..!!

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Hi Helen,
Great to see Miss. Daisy on the mend. She really is irresistible, but isn’t it always the naughtiest ones that are? It’s a good job you’ve got dear Ben to balance the naughtiness out.
I love the winter wolf hoop – oh, for more time!
Love,
Diana. xx
P.S. Inky and Echo send their best woofs and licks to Ben and Daisy. xx

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Julie Caisey

Just catching up after getting back from Edinburgh. Poor Daisy, glad to hear she on the mend.

Julie xxxxxxxx

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What a lovely hoop. It does capture “winter” so well. And thanks for the update and photo of Daisy – such a cute mischief!

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