Thursday, 14 April 2011

The Patchwork Cowboy!

Tomorrow shall see our first trip away in our
Little Sindy Caravan!

Not too far away and nowhere exotic,
just enough to get away from the norm
and somewhere I can build my confidence up
with towing her.

I just thought you may like to see my latest
make for her.

Some patchwork curtains
for the little stable door.



I quite enjoyed making the patchwork,
something I've never done before.
It's not perfect but I'm loving
the Holly Hobbie effect.

Anyhow, this evening
I just fancied a little bit of window shopping
over at 'Cath's Gaff' what with her 15% off day.
But I've had to come out of there!

With my endless supply of imaginary money my
bag was over flowing.

I know a lovely place where a couple of these
would be perfect!

Along with...

...3 of them actually,
with a few more of these...

Of course I'm talking about in
my little caravan.

Whilst using the above
we'd definitely need one of these to
sit on...
But then you can't have a camping
holiday without a good pack of playing cards
can you?

But seriously,
I would love to be able to buy lots of
Cath Kidston, but I feel a little queasy now,
a sort of 'Cowboy Overload!'

Plus I'm poor!

How is a girl supposed to be
able to afford this beauty?

Especially as it's £145!!!

Good job I bought an almost identical one
in my favourite charity shop last week.

A bit of scrap oil cloth for lining it and I'm sure
mine is far better.
Well, for the £4 I spent on it I'd say so.

It's all loaded up with scrummy things
and tucked up in Sindy for our weekend away.

Wish me luck everyone.
I'll need it!!!!

Love Claire. x


jackanne said...

Ohh good luck on your little trip away and have lots of fun with your boys,xx

vintage mum said...

Have a great time.
£145 is Cath mad or just plain greedy ? bet yours is much nicer :)
Cate x

Le Loup said...

Good luck Clair, & take care. Breaking will be slower & you will need to keep more room between you and the vehicle in front. Watch out for cross winds, especially in wide open places & exiting from under bridges.

Pene said...

Gosh can't wait to hear about your first trip with sindy!! Have a lovely weekend and lots of fun
Pene x

delia hornbook said...

Wow Claire i love your curtains there so cute well done you ;-)) Have a lovely weekend and enjoy the magic of it all, dee x

VintageVicki said...

Its looking fab Claire - bet you can't wait to get away.

I opted out of MsKidston kind offer - I really don't need anything at the moment and managed to over-ride my coverting urges!!

bekimarie said...

Those curtains are fab, well done you.
You and the boys will have a wicked time, wish I was coming, could really do with a break right now.
Have fun gorgeous and don't forget my postcard ;o)

B xxx

Catherine said...

Have a fabulous time! Your curtains are just lovely! I, too, had to come out of the CK extravaganza...too much in the shopping bag and no money to pay for it! :( Ah well! Another time!! Enjoy your weekend. Cx

Murphyfish said...

Hey Clare,
Take care on those highways and byways me dear :o), Hope that you and the boys have a really great weekend, looking forward to hearing about your adventure.

Amanda Makes said...

I hope you and the boys have a really fabulous time! Will you let me know how you get on with the whole towing on your own malarky? Lots of love, Amanda xxx

Jacquie said...

Love your patchwork curtains . Cath is pretty but your makes are better !!Have a great trip :0)
Jacquie x

dosierosie said...

Hope you have a great time and I love the curtains.

Nana Go-Go said...

God Bless Sindy and all who holiday in her! Have a FAB time, all of you. Curtains are geeoorrgeeous! Kidston is highly over-rated,highly over-priced and all made in China. Bet your little picnic hamper is wildly superior! Take care out on the road. Let us know how you got on. Happy Travels. x

Florence and Mary said...

The curtains look fantastic!

Have a great trip,

Victoria xx

bellaboo said...

I hope you are having a fab time in your lovely little caravan! I love the curtains,just perfect.
Happy days!

Bellaboo X

Kelly said...

Have a lovely trip!! I love the curtains! I'll be giving my caravan a little makeover xxx
Wishing you a very Happy Easter xxx

Carolyn said...

Good luck on your little trip. Have a great time.

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WinnibriggsHouse said...

Better late than never. Hope all went well and you had a great time. Adore the curtains!
Jenny x

jackanne said...

just popping in to see if you are okay!x

Teje said...

Hello! You had a great idea for curtains! They look beautiful and just perfect for 'caravan'!
Have a lovely trip!