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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: “Holy Island” by L J Ross
Listening to: 70’s music
Watching: we’ve just got Netflix so I’m binging “Mad Men” as I missed it first time round
Going to: get out into the garden to weed…..aaaargh!
- Turned the tv on this afternoon and saw @maryberrybakeoff and @paul.hollywood on @greatbritishbaking Masterclass. Inspired me to make a carrot cake and focaccia (not their recipes!) and I finished another “Gateaux” block and started on another #mereditheclarktemplates #mereditheclarksignaturecollection #productivesundayafternoon #baking #carrotcake #focaccia #handstitching #gateauxblocks #dinnerismadeMy “Lottie” bag from @treehousetextiles is done for the first of my #monthlymakes2020 ✅ More details on today’s blog post. How did you do?? 😀And the next one - anyone would think I’ve been stitching all afternoon!! 😂 #gateauxblocks #mereditheclarktemplates #mereditheclarksignaturecollection #handpiecingSo glad I filled the bird bath this morning. Just hung out the last of the washing and saw this bee having a drink 🐝 #thirstybee
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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: clam shells
Sewing was at mine last Friday and I prepared this for afternoon teaI was still at the sewing machine when Helen arrived trying to finish something. I long exhort my students to keep their heads up while sewing to save … Continue reading
I actually made it out to Helen’s for Friday stitching last week, and a delicious afternoon tea awaited usKaren had unearthed her “Clam Shell” quilt from yeeeeeears back (must try and find mine!)Maree is continuing her love affair with hexies … Continue reading
Morning I helped Leanne cut her borders and layout her yo-yo’s for Carousel (she’s doing a smaller size than the pattern) Jo had had enough of cutting, so we set up some blocks for her to stitchSue E has finished … Continue reading
Schools are back, and so are we! We were missing a few regular students – they were lured away by the temptations of AQC – but we had some extra students join in the fun this week. Morning Carole nearly … Continue reading
Another lovely stitching day on Saturday, with the added bonus of checking out some of the buys from Friday’s trip to Quilts in the Barn! Kaye’s clam shells, which are growing very nicely! Sonia’s latest applique, in red and green … Continue reading
How spoilt are we?! We had another lovely sewing day yesterday, and for a special reason. On the pretext of a “sewing get together”, our Miss Helen arranged for Marian and Lois to visit her place. However, it was really … Continue reading