It was all about stars in my last post, and I have made several more for the Scrappy Star Adventure since then.
Another one using the Month 3 pattern —
And two nine inch stars —
I quite like how this star floats in the middle of the block, which you can then fill up with other designs!
That's 24 stars made now - I'm not sure how many I need, but a whole lot more than that!
And I finished Block six of The Santa, The Tree, The Turkey and Me —
I gave up on the Lazy Daisies, which are supposed to be in all the plain Stocking Stitch areas. Lily always comments when I wear clothing with 'pretty flowers' on it, so I gave her a few. But only a few!
*This* is the pattern for it.
On the farming front, calving has got quite busy. We have well over a third of the herd in now and are sending milk to the factory - it always seems to happen so quickly!
Here's what one day's worth of calves looked like on Saturday —
Another day the hot water cylinder at the cowshed packed it in. The easiest way to get hot water for my calf milk that night was to heat it on the BBQ. A very slow process!
My calf shed quickly got full —
So I've moved the older calves to another shed. These ones now have a room with a view; I'll open the gate for them to enjoy the outdoors when the paddock dries up a little more.
And then a few days later I moved a second mob down there —
'til next time,