Sunday, October 30, 2016

Red and white spotted mushroom and knitted socks.

It's a beautiful time of the year. Nature has a lot of surprises like this Red and White spotted mushroom. 

I finished another pair of socks. This time I used the pattern: 'Hermione's everyday socks' 
It is a great pattern, although it has some challenges for me. These socks have a few mistakes. Next pair will be better :-) 

Yarn: Drops fabel (not my favorite yarn)
Needle size: 2,5 mm

A few days ago I went on an excursion to watch the European Bison (Wisent)
Such an impressive beautiful animals. 


Sunday, October 23, 2016

Quilt inspired by an antique quilt I saw in Austin Texas.

 Finally I finished my quilt which is inspired by a quilt I saw in Austin TX. 
In 2012 I made a lovely trip to Texas with my DH. 
In an antique shop I saw a quilt which caught my attention immediately. Unfortunately it was too expensive to come home with me. So I decided to make my own version. On the same trip I bought the pink fabric and some fabrics for the blocks.
And now 4 years later I finished the quilt after it became an ufo for a long time. 
I'm happy with it. It is a lap size quilt. Hand quilted and machine pieced. 


Texas 2012

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Thijsse's Hof

Today I went to the Thijsse's Hof to spot a kingfisher.  
I did.
Unfortunately he or she was too far away for a nice picture.

While waiting in the sun for a kingfisher I spotted these birds and a dragonfly.

Bruinrode heidelibel





Thursday, October 6, 2016

Today in the Dunes.

Today in the Dunes, my favorite place: 

What a funny tiny water bird. 

The always impressive Highland cattle.

A fallow deer drinking at a pool.

And at home a finished pair of plain grey knitted socks :-)