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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!!
- After watching #movintothecountry on @abctv Friday week ago I wanted to support the women featured in one of the articles so went to www.madebymanyhands.com.au Delighted to have received this gorgeous basket in the mail. Thank you @tiravioleta 😘 So much to choose from! (Might be something else coming too!!) it’s now housing little cutoffs #toogoodtothrowaway #madebymanyhands #tiravioleta #crochetbasket #happydanceToasting my toes in the sunshine - while it lasts. 4 days of rain predicted ☔️ And intermittent appliqué #zarafa #melbourneinwinter #wintersunshineSlowly, slowly stitching “Zarafa” on a cold but sunny Melbourne Winter Sunday. Why slowly? ‘Cos I’ve done this (swipe) 🥺 #aurifilthread #Aurifil @antiquequiltcompany #winterdayinmelbourne #sundaystitching #applique #zarafaTook a bunch of flowers from our garden to Mum this morning along with her “care package” on #lockdown4day6 where there’s rumours of an extension 🥺😢 Big hugs darling Mumma and hope we can have a hug for real soon 🤗
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what you want to say,
and not giving a damn." ----
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Attributed to Noel Coward
Tag Archives: applique
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
~ it’s been very cold here, Winter has well and truly set in, and with the depressing news of a spike in COVID cases in Melbourne, things haven’t been that cheery. So here’s my attempt at cheering up (you and … Continue reading