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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
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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: embroidery
Another double class show and tell, today’s from the quilt shop…… Lois has stitched up the blocks she cut out last timeand so she started piecing the next sectionSue M had appliqued the blocks we’d chosen fabrics for last time … Continue reading
On a bleak, wet and cold day (a hangover from Saturday’s wintry weather), I headed up the highway to Millrose, slowing down at seemingly regular intervals for interminable road works! I eventually made it thinking I would be the last … Continue reading
Double class this week, so this first lot is from the quilt shop class. Jennifer has joined the quilt shop’s 2019 BOM which is the Tula Pink 100 blocks quilt, so we worked out which fabrics belonged to which blocks … Continue reading
As you may remember, I’m participating in the QAL held by Cecile and Bea the theme for which is “Flowers”. I put the last of the embroidery stitches on my blocks on Sunday evening (just a little late!) and here … Continue reading
It was Squealer time over the weekend and on a very, very hot day we gathered at Karen’s cool, air-conditioned home and had fun! Of course there was food for afternoon tea (or lunch for those who hadn’t had any!)and … Continue reading
It was our first Woolly Bits Sunday class for the year at Millrose but only two of the group were doing Woolly Bits and I can’t show you what they were doing ’cause it’s still under wraps! As for the … Continue reading
Now for class at Sewn and Quilted…… Morning Jo has started putting her second “Carousel” together (pattern by everyday quilts)and we chose some fabrics, and she started cutting out diamonds for “Stargazey” (pattern by everyday quilts)Marilyn has these two gorgeous … Continue reading