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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!!
- :: My Double Wedding Ring quilt top is finished! ✅A couple of spots available @nunonunomontalbert for a class with me next Wednesday 21/9. Ring Trudy at the shop for details. Starting a new project; finishing an old one; wanting to learn a new technique; stuck somewhere in the middle! 😱 I can help!! Hope to see you there! 😀🤗Had a lovely time shopping for more #gingerjarsquilt fabric @patchnquilt yesterday. Finally worked out which fabric goes with which….. I think! 😂😂😂The first of my “Ginger Pots” by @leesachandlerdesigns using @kaffefassettstudio fabrics from Leesa’s “Madam Butterfly Quilt” pattern available thru @chandlers_cottage or join Leesa’s club “a quilter’s life” and get the pattern as part of the membership !! #aquilterslife #chandlerscottage #leesachandlerdesigns #applique
You can purchase my templates here::
::Addicted to Fabric
::Heather’s Quilting Emporium
:: Sewing Buddies Australia
::Sewn and Quilted. **
** happy to post overseas.
(For links to these stores, please go to the end of the Templates Page on the bar above)
---- "Style is knowing who you are,
what you want to say,
and not giving a damn." ----
-----"Be yourself.....everyone else is taken." ------
Attributed to Noel Coward
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Tag Archives: applique
Before I launch into the show and tell can I just say – please be careful out there folks. There’s still so much COVID going around; Poppet and her parents have had it (and still recovering), as have several of … Continue reading
A couple of days before Christmas our weather turned decidedly wintry, so much so I put the fire on in the lounge room and cozied into the Princess Chair (this pic is just a reminder of the Princess Chair – … Continue reading
Last Saturday we had an impromptu sewing day as our friend Lynnie was in Melbourne, down from northern Victoria. It felt very strange having visitors to our home – we haven’t been together for such a long time. I slightly … Continue reading
As I wait impatiently for my sewing mojo to return with gusto, I’ve been endeavouring to try to encouraged it along……. I finished the first part of Judy Newman’s “Vermont Summer Medallion” before the mojo disappeared and started on the … Continue reading
~ This week started with some truly lovely Spring days. I was beginning to think we were doomed to have grey skies for the rest of the year. Sunday was just perfect; blue skies, loads of sunshine, warm but with … Continue reading
apart from my Diamond TAW obsession……. ~ still having Thursday stitching with my students via whatsapp in the mornings and zoom in the afternoons. They’re all doing well and projects are progressing/finishing/starting although some have been put away as they … Continue reading
~ Virtual class has been happening and everyone is making great inroads on new and old projects. I spent one class day working on my Carpenter’s Wheel and watching the entire series of this (be still my beating heart!!) and … Continue reading
After Mum saying she’d like a pair of hand knitted socks and choosing the aqua yarn, I got stuck in and last Friday delivered them to her. I rang Mum to say I was on the way and fortunately a … Continue reading
Yesterday was grey, wet, cold and miserable – perfectly suitable for staying indoors and stitching! I made chicken and sweet corn soup for lunch (which I would have done at Sewjourn) and while I was waiting for it to bubble … Continue reading