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April 25, 2011

This April looks like summer

It has been like summer, high temperatures all week. And this week I am a very lucky woman, because I'm off work from last Thursday until today. So I got an extra long weekend to clean the terrace, rearrange my flowerpots and buy some extra geraniums for my hanging baskets.
Besides that I have been stitching a lot!

Holland Springtime has great progress. As you can see I added the flowers on top of the left onion, and two tiles. Now I only have to stitch the last tulipbulb and then on to the border. I am more confident on reaching my goal , to have the stitching finished by the end of May.




Besides stitching I have been preparing some blocks. From May 2nd until May 6th DH and I leave for a trip to Berlin. We go by car and as I like do some stitching I prepared two blocks. The first is the third block of My Tweets.



The other one is the second block of Hearts Desire.


13 comments:

Vicky L said...

Holland Springs looks so beautiful! Your blocks are very lovely.

Christine said...

Great progress on Holland Springtime and your quilt blocks are lovely

mdgtjulie said...

Wow, your Holland is beautiful. I have Desert Garden Mandala on the Q, and it's a fun stitch. I'm thinking I need to pick up a few more, lol. Hope you're having a nice springtime!!

Corina said...

Wat wordt je borduurwerk prachtig! Mooie blokken ook.

Chrissie said...

Prachtig prachtig Joke,
wat een werk heb je verzet en wat een kleurenpracht smijt je deze morgen op mijn bord.
Heel erg mooi wordt de Holland Springtime, adembenemend mooi zelfs.
Van je blokken nog maar te zwijgen, wat een kleuren!!!
Knuffels Chrissie

Debra said...

Your stitching is amazing and your blocks are so pretty.
Have a great vacation.

Marcy said...

Beautiful work -- especially the blue block -- absolutely gorgeous!

Carolyn NC said...

You have the most beautiful colors in your blocks - just stunning! And Holland as well!

Nana's Quilts said...

I hope you have a fabulous trip. I will be in touch when we are there and arrange our visting.
Hugs,
Marne

Mireille said...

Prachtig is je Holland mandala. Alvast fijne trip.
Mireille

Isadarena said...

Many congratulations on your Holland Springtime : it is looking gorgeous!!
Your block also is very nice!
Happy quiltig and stitching ,
Isa

Teresa McNamara said...

I so look forward to seeing the updated versions of Holland Spring. Iy is truly wonderful work and it will be so magnificent when it is finished!

Wendy said...

je borduurwerk is echt schittered, wat een heerlijke frisse kleurtjes !

je quilts zijn prachtig, ik doe het je echt niet na !

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