On Tuesday, the AllSorts rocked up to the quilt shop for our Christmas party and sewing day.And would you be surprised if I said there was food? Well, we were there for lunch! We’d worked out who would bring savoury and who sweet and I think we scored very well! We had decided on a Kris Kringle, each of us to make a pincushion all using the same fabric, and adding to it as we saw fit. Amazingly there were no two the same, and they were all fabulous! Need to report some serious bag envy: Ann had made this wonderful bag in a class (Ann, I forgot to take the name of the teacher – if you read this, can you put it in a comment? thanks!) It’s so professionally made.and Kim had this bag that she picked up at the Quilt Exhibition a couple of months ago. I didn’t see them in the Gift Shop!! Did you, H?? Oi wont wun!!Ann is working on these pieces (I think she’s taking liberties and delving into 17ufosin2017 a month early!)Narelle is MSG’ingas is AmandaKim is working her way through that hexie tin!Mandy has another of her blocks finishedHeather has almost finished her Christmas projectand has a pair of socks finished for her sonand I was doing a little “Saigon“Meredithe x
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Cast and Crew
The Golfer:: My loving husband of some 20 years (yes, I was a child bride!), who likes nothing better than flogging a little white ball around the green fairways (and hopefully not getting into the rough) of his local golf course.
Ma & Pa Kettles:: My parents who live in the country, fondly known as The Kettles. Sadly my gorgeous Dad died in 2015, so it’s just Mum now.
MyDearFIL & MIL:: The Golfer’s Dad & Mum who have now both passed away.
LittleBigBrother:: My brother who is younger than me, but at 6 foot, definitely bigger than me!!
DocSisterInLaw:: LittleBigBrother’s wife (who has a Doctorate!)
Poppet:: My beautiful niece, and daughter of LittleBigBrother and DocSisterInLaw
(blis) n. 1. perfect happiness; serene joy
Obviously the collective noun for a group of stitchers!!
Reading: “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman
Listening to: Astrid Gilberto
Watching: “Berlin Station” (SBS)
Going to: start back at classes this week
- Possibly / probably don’t need to do this but @janljos and I have talked each other into it. Long wanted to make one so here goes! #freewheelingsinglegirlsal19Enjoying a hot choc and muffin @canteena18 on way to Bendigo. We’ve finally sold Mum’s unit and today I have the sad task of supervising the removal of the last of her furniture before settlement on the unit - she can’t have it all in her one room in residential care! Lots of memories leaving with some of the furniture. It’s too early for @patchnquilt to be open but I might have to console myself on the way home with a stop to see gorgeous Mary #beingbrave #endofaneraBig “boo” and black mark to Coles and Woolworths who have both permanently deleted GF custard powder from their shelves. A big tick and thanks to IGA for stocking it! Can make my GF sponge for Mum now #gfsponge #ilikeiga #gfcustardpowderIt’s going to be a gorgeous Melbourne Spring day kids! #springinmelbourne #blossom
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what you want to say,
and not giving a damn." ----
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