I've spent the day at home today as Mr Locket had the car.
And I have actually managed to do a little bit of sewing!!!
This is the blanket order I have been working on (the monkey in the middle was inspired by Lesley's painted design) and I have sewn most of it together and will complete the top tomorrow after I have embroidered the baby's name and date of birth.
The bit I find hardest of all is getting the back panel on straight and flat - fleece is so "bendy" that it always seems to end up wonky!
I also managed to start sewing Kitty's prize-doll
but don't get too excited Kitty, it's still going to be a while before it is finished!!!
Then when I got too cold to keep on sewing I went into the kitchen to make this:
500g organic beef mince (because I watched Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall the other week)
3 cloves of garlic
6 sticks of celery
1 large turnip
a handful of mushrooms
and two cartons of tomato passata
plus stock and seasoning etc
The mince only cost £2 and this quantity will feed the 5 of us for about 3 meals!
and the children LOVED it - despite it having gazillions of vegetables in (probably because I blitzed them in the blender before I cooked them so they ended up invisible!)
I thought I'd share this card a friend gave me today - brilliant isn't it?
And later on I am off for my Thursday night sewing session with my friends (although I might sneak some knitting in there too!)
P.S. The new challenge is set up over here.