Kookaburras annoying the willy wagtails


Yesterday as I was quilting I heard a raucous in the back verandah.   On inspection I found the willy wagtails were attacking the Kookburras.   It became evident thry were just protecting their young chicks in the nest. The kookaburras continued to stay in the garden and get their dinner from the worms and grubs around the yard.

I did manage to complete the rag quilt.  Elephant frolics amongst the flowers.   It will have a wash this morning and be ready for tomorrow’s delivery.

Yesterday seemed like a non productive day but looking back I did achieve quite a bit. I also managed to complete another 14 blocks for Heathers quilt and prepare another 28. 

I have completed 166 from 399 so I only have 233 to complete.   I am hoping to complete all blocks before Christmas so that the top can go on my frame in January to be quilted.  

I love hand quilting as it is very therapeutic for me.   I have a quilt on the frame which requires enough stabilizing quilting to be done so that I can remove it and place my storm at sea on to quilt.  I am hoping the handquilting will give enough love to calm the troubled seas.

Today I also plan on doing quite a bit of my Celtic solstice mystery quilt by Bonnie Hunter.  I have only cut out a small fraction. I am planning on working on it for about 1 hour each day.  This should keep me in the loop with the others so I do not fall too far behind.  I have decided to only do the small quilt as I am planning on making 2 others this year which are King size quilts.

Come and check in tomorrow for pictures and to see how my progress is going

All the best for  your day


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