After finishing my Lucy’s Ladder quilt, I wanted to do something different, just for a little bit, so I revisited my granny square project.
All 120 granny squares were finished, they needed to be put together into a blanket. I tried to crochet them together, in two different ways, but did not like the effect. The whole thing did not lie flat, which is what a want, I am a quilter after all! So, being a quilter, I decided to sew them together.
I made rows to make sure that – even though they are all different – granny squares that looked a bit alike would not be put next to eachother.
Whopper was guarding the little piles to make sure no one would mess them up!
Sewing these granny squares together goes so much faster that sewing those fabric patches!
After a few days this was the result.
It still needs a crochet border, I will think about that later, after a week of this crochet project I was itching to go back to quilting again!
During the weekend we visited a culinary festival in Scheveningen and with Scheveningen being a fishing port it could only be about fish, the name for the festival was appropriate: Vissch!
The set up was that several fish restaurants from Scheveningen presented smaller versions of some of their dishes, a great idea!
A few dishes that we tried:
The fish and chips from restaurant Day by Day
The lobster from restaurant At Sea
The lobster ravioli from restaurant Het Gouden Kalf
Crabcakes from restaurant At Sea again (crabcakes on any menu anywhere, I have to try them!)
And these had loads of crab meat, yum!
Also for dessert
we stayed at the At Sea tent, Caipirinha ice cocktail with strawberries and
It was a the
first time for this Festival, I sure hope it will return!