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Farmer’s wife: Peaceful Hours

What is the best thing you can do with some overripe bananas? A banana-milk-mix. And what is the best thing you can do with some overripe bananas at the end of a long, hot day? Add some ice cubes and make a banana shake. That was just what I needed right now.

Temperatures in the sewing room—or any other room, or outside, as a matter of fact—are way too high. And sitting beside my ironing board, listening to the little lamp switching on and off when the iron is heating, doesn’t help cooling down. Working with sticky fingers is an absolute no-go for me. Yet, I cannot stay away from my sewing machine …

I think I have been sewing nearly every day this past week. It has been the second of my two weeks holiday. And I must say, sitting at my Bernina, patching up some Farmer’s Wife blocks, I had many

Peaceful Hours

© 2012 by Heike Scharmann

This block, for instance, looks harder than it actually was. But: I did it again! A block all in green, no turquoise. I didn’t mean to! It’s the new fabric’s fault. I simply had to include the green/white plaid. Bought a scrap piece for 1 Euro. I couldn’t help it. What? Buying it, or including it right in the next block that came my way. Both, of course! I am very happy with the result.