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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
- Last stitch going in “Mid Century Modern Flowers” for hand quilting. Just the binding and rod pocket to go. @patchwork_inspirations #qalflowers2019There’s something really satisfying about emptying a spool of thread and starting another 🧵 #anotheronebitesthedust #emptyspoolsatisfaction #sundaynightstitchingMade for a sewing day afternoon tea. Thanks @limeandorange42 it’s worked again!! #happysewingwithfriends #spongeforaftetnoontea #absolutelynocalories #stitchingblissA bit of Saturday night quilting with a great line up on the ABC (Bletchley, Midwives, Unforgotten, Prime Suspect 1973) Set for the evening! @aurifilthread @aurifil_thread_australia #sewingwithsaturdaynighttv #ilovehandquilting
You can purchase my templates here::
::Addicted to Fabric
::Heather's Quilting Emporium
::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
Tag Archives: class
Morning Leanne cut and started piecing the corners of her “Carousel” (pattern by Sandra Boyle, Everyday Quilts)Denise worked on her next blockJo machine stitched her diamond border on and hand finished the cornersand Sue E has just one more seam … Continue reading
I have lots to catch you up on, so I’ll put a few things into this one post….if you don’t mind.
On Saturday some girlfriends and I had great delight in attending a class at Treehouse Textiles with the wonderful Sheena Chapman, to try our hand at Improv Quilting. As always, the shop was looking gorgeous, so in these very pleasant … Continue reading
Last week I had the pleasure of taking a class at Millrose with the always innovative, internationally renowned quilter and textile artist Jan Preston, making “Liberty Charms”. (Photo with permission of Jan Preston) I travelled over from Ma Kettle’s enjoying … Continue reading
I’ve left The Golfer home alone and taken to the road with Miss Helen. Today we headed up the highway to Moama where I’ll be teaching at Heather’s Quilting Emporium for the weekend. We’re staying with the madcap but delightful … Continue reading
I’m in Moama! Left The Golfer at home, and headed up the highway on Friday for a weekend workshop on my templates, at Heather’s Quilting Emporium. I’m staying with friend Lynette, who recently moved here, in her beautiful new home. … Continue reading