Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Yes I'm still here!

Hello everyone! Thanks for bearing with me through that extended break in transmission. Its so nice to see in my visitor stats that people are still dropping in regularly. Hopefully from now on there will be a bit more to see than posts that are 4+ months old!! Let's just call it a winter blogging break, shall we? I know I always seem to be saying this, but I can't believe how quickly this year is flying by. My lack of blogging is certainly not due to there having been nothing happening here in the Petitselefants house!

Winter has been really cold this year, or maybe it's just that I'm getting old and am feeling it more?.... But at last there's a little hint of spring in the air and I can't wait!

There are also some exciting things happening which I will share with you soon. But for now, just a little taste of a couple of new projects...

Some Sherbet Pips in progress - there are some plans for this quilt so this is all I can show right now.

In a moment of weakness I joined Lynne's hexalong - English paper piecing, inspired by this quilt.

At this rate (this is all I've got to show for about three weeks of occasional evening TV sewing - yes it's slow!!), I could be finished in ooh about 27 years.

I'll be back with some more WIPs soon.

In the meantime, I've also become a Pinner and a Twit so please come and follow me!


  1. So glad to hear from you again!! I'm now following you on Pinterest, and just spent too long looking at all your lovely quilts and quotes. So now I must get up from the computer because spending "all day on design blogs is not productive" hehe!

  2. hello danielle, i'm liz from 'broderie', it is my candied hexagon quilt that lyn has featured for the hexalong, also shelley above just sent me a message. you don't have to do it over papers, much quicker, the original quilt was not done that way and it won't take you 27 years!!! as you are in the act and i'm in melbourne, victoria, just thought i'd let you know!!!

  3. Your hexagons look lovely , I did a paper piecing class last weekend with fat quarterly at festival of quilts and think I might be addicted! Am signed up to follow your pins and tweets now.

  4. Danielle, "a little hint of spring in the air" for you means "a little hint of fall in the air" for me - grrr... no, i actually like the fall, so i am ok with it :-)
    soooo good to have you back, i kept checking on your blog now and then and will now do this more often again.
    have a good weekend there on the other half of the world,


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