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October 23, 2011

Shawl , Tweets and a short break

Last week DH and I went on a trip. We left home on Monday and returned Friday, leaving DS and youngest DD at home (they were invited to come with us, but they declined). We hired an appartment at Fronhofen, near Simmern in Germany. And, as DH said, we must have had hard times, to deserve this beautiful weather! The days before we left it rained and rained all day long, but during our stay in Germany the sun was shining.
As usual, I'll add some pictures at the end of this blogpost, for those who are interested.

Of course, it wouldn't be vacation without my stitching and quilting. Having lots of space in our car I took several things with me. During the long drive I stitched and finished block 10 of My Tweets.

The third block of the Village of Hawk Run Hollow is finished too.

And there is a little bit progress on Vibrant Vista. I'm filling in the window with Kreinik, not my favorite stitching job, but, one has to do what has to be done ;)

And last but not least, a shawl was started, Lazy Katy, the pattern can be found by clicking on the picture.

Mine is like this now:

And now our trip to Fronhofen. Nature is beautiful this time of year and we enjoyed the coloured trees and little villages in the Hunsrück.

Traben Trarbach

We took the ferry to the other side of the river.


Beautiful tiles at the bath house

Bad Kreuznach


Chrissie said...

Oh Joke, wat zullen jullie genoten hebben.
Geen wonder, want Piet ging met zijn vernieuwde dame op stap.
Mooie foto's zeg en wat een mooie updates van je bezigheden.
Ben je een beetje bij getankt nu?
Ik hoop dat jullie er weer tegen kunnen.
Heel de week blijft het nog mooi weer, dus probeer er thuis ook nog maar van te genieten.
Dikke knuffel, ( ik heb je stiekem écht wel gemist!!!)>

Berly said...

Everything is beautiful, Joke! I can't wait to see the finished shawl!

Villa-loredana said...

Verry nice, thanks for sharing the pic of your nice trip. Loredana

Vicky L said...

Your stitching is beautiful! And so are your vacation pictures

Barbara said...

Hi Joke. I loved seeing your vacation pics and glad you had a nice time. It's nice you are able to stitch while on the road, but don't know how you manage. I'm never able to stitch much in the car - too much vibration in the vehicle. Your stitching projects are beautiful. The colors in Vibrant Vista are glorious and I look forward to see your progress on it.
Barb in TX

Carolyn NC said...

Beautiful pictures of your trip! And wonderful stitching, too!

Giovanna said...

Congrats on the new Village block - and on everything else!

Marié said...

Ek wonder of jy my Afrikaans sal verstaan. Ek doen ook die Tweet kwilt- maar is nog net by die middelblok. Jou blou blokke is vir my fassinerend- dit lyk of daar 'n lig van agter af skyn. Dankie vir die prag vakansie foto's

mdgtjulie said...

Wow, Joke, everything looks great. I've never seen that gorgeous project before. (I mean Vibrant Vista.) It's just beautiful. Your HRH piece looks good too. And your quilt block, and your shawl... Everything looks fab. You're amazing!! Even your pics from vacation look wonderful. Glad you had a good vacation, and lots of sunshine!

Debra said...

You are so talented. Love the vacation pictures too.

Christine said...

Sounds like a lovely trip. Your stitching is lovely and the shawl is just amazing, can't wait to see it finished

Maureen said...

thanks for sharing your pics of your trip, it looks like a lovely part of the world.