Monday, 5 January 2015

optimism and a new year

 Hello dear readers and a happy new year!
Its been a while hasn't it?
I've been lost in the world of instagram,
which I know annoys some,
so I shall try to stop by here at least once a week.
To be truthful I needed a break from the blog,
I do find blogging sucks up so much of my time,
and with instagram I can find more time to be creative
with a needle and less keyboard action.
I feel 2015 is a year for optimism,
I've languished too long in the land of 'what ifs'.
So less self deprecation
and a little more unashamed cheering!
Clare xxx

13 comments:

  1. I love the quilt. I feel the same 2015 is a year for optimism most definitely!
    Happy New Year
    Julie xxxxxxxxx

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  2. Fabulous!!!! I can't wait to see what 2015 holds! I know you will conjure up some wonderful makes! 💫

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  3. Happy new year, Clare! I am all for optimism, too! Lovely quilt, I have been adoring your quilting on Instagram, nice to see the end result!

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  4. Happy New Year Clare. May it be a fantastic one for you and yours.
    Anne xx

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  5. Your quilt looks great (and massive), hanging on the fence like that. Happy New Year! It seems like you've chosen a very good new year's resolution. I hope you stick to it :)

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  6. nice quit and good to see you back blogging, personally I am not a fan of instagram bit too complicated for me do not understand the hash tags etc

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  7. Happy New Year Claire - I have been thinking about you loads as I have been patchworking like a good 'en!! I will get around to sharing some of them at some stage!! i also have a new project on the go too - a "Quilt as you go" patchwork. Many thanks for your continuing inspiration xxxx

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  8. That last photo is amazing! I am blogging less and mostly because my computer time was sucking me into a vortex where nothing else was getting done. I miss reading blogs and want to pop in to my reader more often but I refuse to let it take over again - so long live IG!

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  9. Wouldn't be fab if you went for a walk in the forest and gates were decorated with patchwork quilts as you went along!
    Lisa x

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  10. What a fabulous setting/picture of your quilt! I have completely stayed out of the facebook and instagram scene because my blogging already takes up entirely too much time.:) Need to have time to quilt too!

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  11. I'll cheer for you! Happy new year. Beautiful scenery here =)

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  12. What a pretty quilt! And a beautiful setting to photograph it in!

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  13. Am having a lovely scroll through your posts. You certainly take great pictures of your quilts!

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