I'd love to know how other people get on working from home. I don't know how to say this without making it sound like I'm miserable and don't want to see my mates, but does anyone else have a problem with people thinking that because you are at home, then that must mean that you're not busy? I've told people diplomatically lots of times that I work every afternoon at home, but people still think it's OK to pop in, to phone up, text, ask me to drop stuff round to their house for them etc etc. Why? Do office workers who work from home also have this problem? Or is it because I'm doing something creative and there is a general assumption that "it'll be alright, she's just doing some arty farty crap"? Maybe a studio is the answer. I got very little done today, what with door to door sales people, meter readers, nuisance telephone calls and a friend "popping in". OK, moan over, I probably don't deserve to have any friends and I am just being a mardy cow and should get an early night.
With the bit of afternoon that I had left, I managed to finish stitching the mill outlines:
I'm ready now I think to give it a good iron and add a layer of wadding (recycled from an old quilt) and some blue fabric for the reverse. I need to track down a copy of the book I used in my original project as I've decided that my quilting stitches will be the embroidered memories of the mill workers from the book.