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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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---- "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
Tag Archives: applique
and the last lot from this past week……. Morning Carole started on another block making and setting up the outer ring and the bowLeanne started joining her blocks together (this is the Mystery Quilt from Quiltmania – last year?)Jo spent … Continue reading
Today’s is from the class at Sewn and Quilted. Morning Sue E has the first border of her new quilt nearly doneand we chose corners, which she prepped, for the next borderJo is making another “Carousel” quilt (pattern by Everyday … Continue reading
I had a lovely email the other day from Mirjam, one of my regular readers/commenters who asked if she could participate in the 6and6 Challenge for this year. Well, of course! All participants welcome! But as Mirjam doesn’t have a … Continue reading
Morning Sue E cut more pieces for her quilt (the Welsh Quilt, pattern by Sandra Boyle, Everyday Quilts) Denise started on her borderLeanne has fallen in love with big stitch hand quilting after our last lesson together (yay!!) and she … Continue reading
My goodness, it’s been hard to get back into the routine of posting here. It’s not like I don’t have anything to share, although I haven’t seen my sewing friends for SUCH a long time. The week before this I … Continue reading
We trooped out to Helen’s for sewing on Friday. It was a gloomy, cold, wet day, which only worsened as the afternoon progressed. It was dark by 4.00 as the clouds lowered; thunder rolled and crashed, and rain spattered heavily … Continue reading