It's the month for focussing on lovely things in our free "Thoughts in Thread" Block of the month quilt. To me, one of the loveliest things in this world is a swan, so elegant and beautiful. You might have guessed how much I like swans seeing I use a photo of them as my profile logo.
This is one of my favourite photos. These swans were doing their courting dance, synchronising their every movement, then they separated, turned around and came together again in this beautiful formation. Of course I had to put a swan in this month's block:
Whatever things are lovely, think on these things.
After you have appliqued and stitched the swan, there's just a little bit of simple piecing to finish off Block 4:
You can find the pattern on my website here.
We had a lovely time with our family here during the week. Our talented daughter, Janelle, made this fabulous cake:
Scrumptious chocolate 'fence' around a chocolate mud cake and topped with berries - all gluten free and absolutely yummy!