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Playing with Meringue

Firstly - apologies that my new e-book post went out to feeds again this week - I was playing around with my blog layout trying to keep that post up the top for a while which meant republishing - I had no idea it would send out again until it arrived in my inbox tonight. Oops! Working within the constraints of Blogger can make for some unexpected moments.


Thank you all so much everyone for the amazing response to Tangle Transformation - I'm beyond thrilled, your support has been amazing!

Last week I was playing with the pattern Meringue for the Square One FB group focus and ended up with this tile.

This was my first time experimenting with Meringue and, of course, I wanted to take it onto a bigger format than the 3.5 square.

Even though the pattern is different, playing with it made me think of the Aquafleur poppy that I drew when that pattern was introduced, so this is kind of along the same theme.

We are heading towards what looks like an amazing warm, sunny week - I cannot wait to get out into my garden. John is in the process of building me a little french door greenhouse (excited!!!) in my new bee garden and I am waiting for it to be finished to do the paving and garden beds around it and just generally soak up all of its glory (I've been wanting a greenhouse for years).

The seasons lambs and calves have all been born, here I am a few weeks ago with the smallest lamb (a couple of days old) and John with the final calf of the season (just born). This girl is my favourite herd cow, Panda - I was so happy that she had an easy birth with a healthy calf, last year we had to have the vet out, her calf had died before birth and we thought we may also lose her, so we were worried for her.



  1. Your Meringue is wonderful. I need to re-visit it and not get it confused with your Three Little Rules. Love the pictures of your new farm babies - so cute.

    1. Thanks, Chrissie :) We love the time of the year! h

  2. Love the meringue pattern and just watched the aquafleur video. As always great work! What a beautiful animals you have there, that lovely lamb and calf.......adorable, have a lovely day!

    1. Thanks, Miranda :) The babies are adorable - love it when they are having their babies with no issues. At the moment we're hatching baby chickens (this is an almost constant cycle for the next few months as John has 2 rare breeds of chickens and they're in much demand). They are just so cute for the first week anyway :) h

  3. Love this pattern and what you've done with it! And thank you for sharing the pictures of your farm life. As a person who was raised on a sheep ranch, I appreciate what you're doing.


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