Monday, January 11, 2016

My little red project....

I think I was a bit mean challenging a guess for the little red, green and black project.... not much of a clue...

Anyway... I did foundation piecing with it... and some fiddling...


I've struggled to find some light summer slippers to wear around the house  - now I have some quilted ones!!! 

(and I shaved my legs for this picture too!!! wasn't that good of me?)


If I was clever at changing things I could make them a better fit for my long skinny feet but they work and that's the main thing....

My teapot now has a handle also ... thanks to a bit of sitting yesterday afternoon!


A little wander in the garden and this sweet frangipani has a few flowers.... 


.. and we finished off the warm day with a drinkie and BBQ...

(I've not thought of having 'buttery' wine.... but that's how its described!!!)

I'm no expert but the wine tasted fine and I couldn't notice any butter


Righto, Gotto Go.... I try and do some housekeeping on Mondays (sorry to swear the H word in public)

Have a lovely day/week....xx

28 comments:

  1. Love the slippers, such pretty colours. Enjoy your beautiful garden with your wine and dont do too much Housework...yuk

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  2. Oh they are so cute! Never would have guessed. Glad you are taking care of personal maintenance there lol! Sweet teapot. What a very pretty Frangi. Looked like a perfect spot to enjoy your drinkie!

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  3. Your slippers are gorgeous!! Well done. Nice to have a bbq dinner, good you enjoyed the wine. Beautiful flowers you have in the garden...teapot is looking great.
    xx

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  4. Nifty slippers! Thanks for shaving for the pictures
    The frangipani is so pretty. Well done finishing your teapot
    Bummer about the'h' word

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  5. I love your slippers! very clever.

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  6. Very nice slippers. I am sure your next pair of slippers will be better. Love your teapot. Is it to enhance a quilt?
    I too have the "h" word on my Monday's to-do list. :^p
    Enjoy the wine! ;^)

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  7. Super cute slippers and lovely stitchery. But the thought of a glass of chardonnay and a BBQ, on a warm day (with freshly shaved legs) sounds like a wonderful day in deed.

    QuiltShopGal
    www.quiltshopgal.com

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  8. Cute slippers, clever girl. Looks like it was a nice night for a BBQ.

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  9. pretty slippers - much prettier than thongs!! I don't like that "H" word at all.

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  10. Love the slippers-- and impressed by the shaved legs! The "H" word should never have been invented . Very unusual coloured frangipani-- not seen that colour before.

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  11. Flash slippers!! They are great.
    Yay for the teapot handle.
    That is a lovely setting to use for your table and I see a very nice view as well.

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  12. Profanities! Oh that's it, not coming back to this blog!! LOL
    Great work on the slippers Fiona, & your legs are looking so smooth, my friend!

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  13. I'm sure the housework will be done in a jiffy and you can relax in your fancy new slippers!

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  14. Your little slippers are so adorable....I just might have to figure out how you made those.

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  15. The tea pot is very sweet. Lovely work with the slippers.

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    1. Thanks House-elf.... all fun and games.
      Hugz

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    1. Thanks Barbara.... using them now...
      Hugz

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  17. Love your slippers,an eye catching!

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  18. Love your slippers Fiona, they look so cute.
    Greetings,
    Sylvia

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  19. Your feel look very happy and that frangipani is so beautiful.

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  20. Love your new slippers, very clever.
    Sweet teapot and nice placemats at your bbq too ☺

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  21. the slippers are so clever!! and I love the stitchery...which pattern is that? I am also glad that someone else thinks 'Housework' is a swear word...hahaha! and the only time it should come before Quilting or stitching....is in the dictionary!!! so there!

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  22. Have to love those slippers! I have long, skinny feet, too, and seldom can wear anything of that style!

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  23. Very cute slippers. The teapot is gorgeous. Hugs, xx

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