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Wednesday, 25 August 2010

WOYWW...

Hello to all my WOYWW friends. For those who don't know what this is all about please pop over to Julia the Queen of snoop's blog to check out all the other WOYWWers desks and while you're there put your name on Mr Linky and link it to a picture of your crafting space on your blog. It doesn't have to be a desk. It can be anywhere that you craft and create. Go on you know you want to.




What a week it's been. The 'to do' rail was filled, all sewing has been done and has now moved to the 'done' rail.





My dear friend and neighbour was discharged from hospital and transferred back to her care home on Friday but was rushed back to A & E on Sunday morning with more chest pain. Bless her, she has remained frightened and confused throughout and this certainly hasn't been helped by the fact that her bed has been moved to 4 different wards since she was admitted. The hospital system has certainly changed a lot since I worked there and I have to say not for the better. I am hoping she is transferred back to her care home very soon so that her feet touch the ground long enough to allow her to settle.


After my Saturday afternoon's fun at the knit and natter group at Shrewsbury theatre [see prev blog] I have sorted out some fabric and matching wools and have made a bag.





I'm rather pleased with the result so this one is for me but if anyone would like something similar I would be happy to make them one. I may make a few and put them in the blog shop next so watch this space



I have lined it out in a matching lime green fabric.

Thanks Suz for teaching me the spike stitch crochet.....I'm hooked.




Well, that's all from me this week. I will try harder to get round all your wonderful blogs....that is if emergencies will allow.

59 comments:

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun that bag is just lush gosh you are so clever love the coulrs too hugs cheryl xxx

Bluefairy4U said...

Good morning Wipso, love your bag lovely colours. I do hope your friend is okay, its so frustrating and frightening for her. Glad you managed to finish your to do rail hope you get lots more work. Have a wonderfull WOYWW day big hugs JO.xxxx

kath said...

thanks for sharing your crafty space today...hugs kath xxx

Hels Sheridan said...

Love your bag... I know I say this all the time but.. If I had a hat, I would take it off to you for your cleverness with all things material :O) fingers X'd your friend gets some treatment and then home soon... bless x

Helen said...

Love your bag, fab colours. Such talent. Hope your friend gets home soon.

Sue said...

Hi Ya
well done on getting the to do to the to done rail, i luv the bags its gorgeous, hope your neighbour is soon home and settled, know what you mean about the hospitals!! have great day, happy WOYWW, sue,x

Sid said...

Sounds like you achieved a lot !!

joey said...

Lurrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrve that bag, gorgeous gorgeous colours too. Joey.x

Nancy said...

Love that the bag and am off to google spike crochet

xx

The Paper Princess said...

VEry cool bag - and congrats on that well deserved blog award too!

Ramona
http://create-with-joy.blogspot.com

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

Wow, that bag is gorgeous. The colors are so vibrant. Good that your to-do list is done, too. Happy WOyWW.

Serendipity (Christine) said...

Great bag - how clever :-)

Doreen said...

A fabulous bag.xxx

JoZart said...

Lovely bag with wonderful colours. So glad your neighbour is home as she'll feel secure back in her own home especially with your help1
JoZarty

Thistleblue said...

Morning!
Sorry to hear your friend is still in hospital and not having such a good time of it...:-( hope she gets back home soon...I love your elephant! It's beautiful!
Have a great WOYWW!
hugs
Michelle
xx

Shropshire Suz said...

Hi your welcome and doesn't it look fabulous too hope you will add it to the group on Ravelry please
LOOKS STUNNING
Hugs Suz x

Morti said...

Good Morning Wipso! Glad to see you're keeping busy - the bag looks lovely and is very clever in it's use of colour...

Cath Wilson said...

LOVELY bag - you've been very busy this week. Good for you. Thanks for sharing and Happy WOYWW!

Heather x said...

Loving the bag babe, so bright and different :)
*hugs* Heather x

Shropshire Suz said...

Thanks l've added it to the pictures on the project page for you and others to see
link...
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/random-spike-stitch-patch/photos
Suz x

Shropshire Suz said...

also added it as a new thread on the spike stitch group to lol...
copy and paste the link l think
http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/spike-stitch-lovers/topics/1276071

Artyjen said...

thanks for sharing :)...
xoxo Sioux

Liverpool Lou (Anne) said...

Ah sorry to hear about your neighbour. When my son was in hospital recently there was an elderly gentleman in his ward who was very confused, kept trying to walk round with his catheter bag trailing on the floor, I was really concerned in case it got caught round something but when I mentioned it to a nurse she just said well he's had it long enough! It took them 2 days to have him moved to a more suitable ward as he kept wandering off. Why is it that I and the guys on the ward knew he needed more of an eye keeping on him but not the staff?
Your bag is beautiful, love the colours :-)
Anne xx

Twiglet said...

Glad you have found a bit of "you" time in your day - needless to say you didn't waste it - the bag is fab and yes it really is on Ravelry now!!!!

Paula Gale said...

Hey there Annie- that bag is lovely - you are so clever and talented.. you just turn your hand to anything - and succeed!!! When you say you were/are hooked - i'm sure there was no pun intended - right?

I do hope your neighbour is soon settled bless her... i'd hate to think that such treatment was happening to my mum or someone I loved. I bet you're all over the place aren't you?

Sending you love and hugs

Paula x x x

Linby said...

Sorry to hear your friend has had to endure another hospital stay.
Love the bag, very funky.
Linbyx

Jingle said...

That bag is SO cute and I am absolutely IN LOVE with your felt elephant!!!

Theresa said...

Sounds like you're having a busy week but still managed to learn a new stitch resulting in a VERY COOL bag! Thanks for sharing your space:)

Sheila said...

Great bag!

Kay said...

That is a lovely bag! your poor friend must be so upset. Hope she gets back to her own environment soon, bless her.. and bless you too for being such a caring friend.

Darcy said...

Lovely bag, gorgeous bright n funky colours. I hope your friend does indeed get home soo and can rest properly, cos we all know you never actually rest in hospital.

How cute is that elephant, did you pack biscuits in with her for the journey?

mckinkle said...

Well done you on getting all of your 'to do' rail done considering what a busy week youve had!

I do hope your neighbour is settled back for somewhere longer than 5mins asap! Anyone would be so unsettled after half of what she's gone through in recent weeks. Oh bless.

Hey look at you, 98 followers Annie, that is amazing! Well done you! And I can fully see why, I love your mix of life, fun and work!

Keryn x

nerllybird said...

What a gorgeous bag, beautiful colours!

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Hi Wipso, wow I just love your bag, hope your friend will be ok? Your wool is inspiring me to get mine out and play, lol! hugs Heidi xx

Pam said...

You clever thing love the colours. Hugs Pam x

voodoo vixen said...

Love the bag - its gorgeous and your ellie is too.... hope he has a lovely trip to the land down under!!

Nan said...

Well sometimes life just really gets in the way but it looks as though your latest project is beautiful!

Lisa aka Myran said...

I'm really impressed with your work!! Thanks for the peek :)

Caro said...

Wow! You are so clever! I can't sew for toffee and hate it, so I am in awe of anyone who can make such nice things from material and threads. Gorgeous. I hope your friend makes a full recovery.

ikki said...

You never fail to amazed me with your creativity. What next???? ikki

Carola Bartz said...

The bag is beautiful! Great colors.
And all that yarn makes me want to knit again (I still have to do one sock).
Thanks for commenting on my blog! Happy WOYWW!

Sarpreet said...

wow! I love all your creations. Thank you for visiting my blog on WOYWW, Happy WOYWW

Flip-Flop Creations said...

Wow! Fabulous bag! ~jeni :)

Penni said...

Beautiful bag.

Hugs
Penni
X

Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts said...

Really like the bag, very cool & funky. Thank you for the help re my friends wedding dress. She has been to pick it up & knocked them down to £90 from £165!!
I have to say if I had to guess the price I would have said £80-90 not £165!! lol.
Hugs x

kayc said...

What a gorgeous bag. Thanks for visiting me. Kathleen x

Timi said...

this bag is fab, lovely colours. Timixx

Rachel said...

I love that WOYWW has brought me to your blog. Your fabulous textile art is such a wonderful change to all the paper I play with. Thank you so much for sharing.

Chrissie said...

I'm a bit late getting started on my trip around the desks this week, I was getting ready for the arrival of my daughter and Daisy. She's no longer in her travel cot, but is now in a big girl's bed!
Lovely work as ever... what fab colours.
Chrissie

Sally said...

OMG thta bag is brilliant! Wish I could sew! Thanks for the lovely comment on my blog ;)

Spyder said...

I started at the bottom...which is now the middle and then forgot where I was! Love that little bag, I'm not here, hope Ican do woyww next week! Have a great woyww!
((Lyn)

Jennie said...

wonderful bag, and slowly going round woyww today.. :))

Neet said...

How do you find the time to do all this? Love to see what you have been up to and that bag is gorgeous.

Andrea - Wales, UK said...

Looks like you rail is keeping you busy but not busy enough if you've had time to create this pretty bag - It's gorgeous.
Sending get well wishes for your friend.

xx

Piddawinkle said...

hey I thought I was no 10 and then you beat me to it, how did that happen, we must have all been trying to get on at the same time, LOL happy WOYWW :)

Esther said...

Lovely bag - the crochet looks fab!
Hope you have an emergency free week...Esther xx

Carmen said...

What a gorgeous bag - I had to click for a closer look - couldn't believe it was crochet!

I'm really excited about September, I'm slightly in shock that I haven't caved. Every time she has it on the tv I'm dying to go grab the box from under the stairs! I'll take lots of pics of her opening him :P

downrightcrafty said...

I agree a customer needs to see somewhere between a 1/10 and a 3/10 on the messy scale otherwise they would not want to make a return visit

I think a 3/10 just sums this up, but love your organisation of moving from one rail to the other. That bag is sure cool and colourful too.

Thanks for the return belated snoop
Hugs Kate xx

Linda said...

Lovely bag and I like the yarn colors too. I hope your friend is feeling better soon.