Thursday, 7 June 2012

Todays office

Today we went on a road trip. Two and a half hours each way. With three Littlies this length of journey is largely not a good combination and from experience we generally get one good journey (normally on the way out - they'll sleep!). The return journey is normally best not spoken about!

I decided to make the best of today's journey by taking some sewing projects with me.

Sewing in the ends on my latest cushion.....
Doing a bit more of the binding on my quilt.....I so wanna get it finished very soon!


















The downsides of having the passenger seat in the car as your crafting office;

✿ When you go round corners/over bumps the scissors have a tendency to go disappearing down the side of the car seat (total number of times: 2)

✿ In retrospect, weaving in the ends on my cushion was probably not the best idea - trying to feed thread through the tiny hole of a needle is not very easy when the cars juddering around (total number of mis-threads: too many to count!)

✿ I normally crochet/knit in the car - sewing was a nice change but I think I'll probably stick to yarn-based activities going forward!

I'm afraid there aren't many more pictures of the day but it was a good day, despite the drizzle. And on the upside we also had a good journey back. Yippee!

I hope you all had a good day, 

S x

Todays weather ● grey with rain




6 comments:

Daffy said...

Your projects look lovely. I like to knit or crochet in the car, it's such wasted time otherwise isn't it!

Textureknit said...

Oh I recognise that lovely gold design, is that cushion for you?

Did you see the card I have done to go with your lovely cushion?

Not long now till you move over here, hope it is going well.

Sandra (Cherry Heart) said...

Hee hee, I find crafting in the car a bit of a challenge too. I've mostly given up now as hubby is a little 'erratic' in his driving style!

Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog the other day. I wish I knew where I got my 'can do' from, if I did I'd send you some ! :) It's most unlike me, but I'm going to go with it, while it's here!

S x

Sonia said...

I agree, although sewing was a step too far i think, it made me feel a bit car-sick!

Sonia said...

:) It's quite recognisable isn't it?! This one was a gift for my husbands Aunts & Uncle's 50th anniversary. Hopefully I'll post some pictures soon. Hope you're well x

Sonia said...

Well I can't wait to see what you do next! I'm starting to feel more 'can do' so watch this space.... x

Disclosure Policy

Posts may contain affiliate links. If you purchase items through my links I will earn a very small commission. You will not pay more when buying a product through my link. I will not recommend something that I do not use myself. These commissions help me keep being able to provide you with great content for free. Thank you, in advance for your support!

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...