Johanna's book was totally sold out in New Zealand in July, so I bought a Bollywood one instead (on the left below). I started a couple of pictures in it, but soon found that colouring was eating into stitching time.
|another picture from the Bollywood book|
Last week new supplies of Secret Garden arrived on the shelves, and as soon as I looked inside I knew I had to buy it. The drawings are amazing - there's so much detail in them.
|with my la passacaglia rosettes|
In other news: This is a Trip Around the World block I made for our Capital Quilters Block of the Month.
Here's how they looked together:
I would have loved to win them all, but they went to someone else, so I might just have to make my own version one day. Another quilt to add to the list.
Finally, I've just finished this book and I enjoyed it. It's the true story of a New Zealand gardener working in Wellington, Scotland, Los Angeles and Mexico City. He's not the greatest writer ever, and I did skip bits, but most of it was very interesting. I got mine on my kindle from Amazon.