Sunday Sevens // 28 2015

Sunday Sevens is a weekly blog series which pulls together seven highlights or memorable moments from your week. Read all about and how to join in on Nat’s blog.  

 Whilst it was the last (full) week of term – still two teaching days plus an INSET to go here in Nottinghamshire – it was jam-packed as ever, filled with events, meetings and end of year tasks. I’ve done my best to keep up the dog walks, but sewing has again fallen by the wayside. I’m not even going to pretend I might have time before the holidays now. 

1. Every now and again I come across some unexpected beauty in my town. This field is only a couple of minutes from the town centre and has been planted with strips of wild flowers to walk through.  

 2. Crochet class continued, I made this under close supervision:  
 I then made this:  

 And this:  

…independently! Not perfect but progress.

3. Sports Day at my school is spread out over 3 days to fit in all of the key stages. Key stage One was a beautiful sunny afternoon.    4. A sewing-related package arrived – always a good day!   5. After a couple of failed attempts and a few miles of walking to the depot, I was able to collect the parcel of Cath Kidston sale items I had splurged on (but think of the money I saved! And some contents were gifts!) 

 6. I’m still learning what wool works best for crochet, though not wanting to overspend when I’m still practising. My trusty local knitting and sewing shop had loads of colours for £1.50 for 100g.  

 7. A cafe in Worksop has somehow managed to create a Mediterranean feel in it’s courtyard. Gorgeous!  

 Although I’ve already exceeded my picture limit, it seems like something is missing, so I’ll include one obligatory dog pic: 

 If you’re now on summer hols, enjoy! If not, hopefully you soon will be. Have a lovely week. 



25 responses to “Sunday Sevens // 28 2015

  1. Have a lovely holiday!!! I think you should aim to spend quite a lot of it in Mediterranean style cafes!!! ☕️🍰

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  2. Lizi's Life

    Workshops in a cafe! I can’t think of anything better…Your crochet square are lovely and the perfect base for a gorgeous blanket. 😃

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  3. corrineappleby

    Your crochet is coming along nicely! What are you going to do with the squares?

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  4. The wild flowers are stunning! I’ve noticed some near us that I think the council must’ve planted for this summer. So nice that they’re making an effort. Your crochets coming on. Have you thought of making one big granny square? Last year I bought 3 balls of textured wool (king Cole – Opium) that looks fab made up as granny squares. It was just for something to do in between calls at work. Since then I’ve bought more and more and it’s huge!! I’m still on with it now. 😃

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  5. Looks like the beginnings of a cushion to me, just a few more squares needed. The café looks very inviting and those poppies – wow! Enjoy your hols:)


  6. Moyra Disney

    I am very impressed with how you are progressing with the I said before I have tried and did not manage to do it.obviously you are more clever than me. Was nice to see you the other day.although not for long. Hope the garden furniture is ok.will look much better painted white. Also hope Wednesday will go alright.sounds very strenuous to me. Lots of love nannan.xxxxxxxx

    Sent from my iPad



  7. The poppies are gorgeous and I love that mint green yarn. Great see the crochet progressing. Are you sure that cafe’s in Worksop?

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  8. Look how far you have got with your crochet! Your granny squares look great – will you be joining them together! I was also tempted my those CK mugs 😀

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  9. I’ve missed a lot of posts recently! It’s nice to see you doing well with and enjoying crochet.

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