Monthly Archives: December 2011

Sinaw Souq – The Gun Shop

Last week,  David and I left home early with Robert to go to the Friday market in Sinaw. After a two-hour drive, we arrived, only to discover that the market has been changed to Thursday morning. The souq was bustling … Continue reading

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Making Flowers

This morning, I’ve been assembling the flowers for the border of the baby quilt.  I had traced and cut out 5 petals and one centre each for the 24 flowers on Steam-a-Seam Lite, so today I assembled them on my … Continue reading

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A Little Omani Culture

Wednesday evening, we had the wonderful privilege of attending the Annual Oud concert at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel.  We, luckily, have a friend whose daughter is has been taking lessons with then, and was playing with the group.  Here … Continue reading

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More Quilting – and a Bit of Dying to Boot!

I’ve done a bit of sewing again this week – mostly on that baby quilt. That lovely young lady is now over three weeks old.  Have to get busy! Here is the centre to this point. The next border is … Continue reading

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Only Two Weeks Left …..

until Christmas.  I just came to that realization this morning, after I discovered that I was several days behind in opening windows in my Jacquie Lawson Advent Calendar (sent to me by a good friend). I’m busy wrapping Christmas gifts … Continue reading

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A Week of Sewing (A Bit)

If I didn’t have such an interesting life, I would get more sewing done (Is that the polite way of saying “If I wasn’t such a gad-about?)  Well, much as I would like to get more done, I’m enjoying life … Continue reading

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A week in Muscat – Bonus Week Number 1

We were to be in Norway already – David’s start date for his new job was December 1.  We are still in Muscat! I was pretty upset at first, but then realized that we have been give bonus time in … Continue reading

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