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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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what you want to say,
and not giving a damn." ----
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Tag Archives: hand quilting
Well, it’s done…..”Mid Century Modern Flowers” which I designed from the prompt for 2019’s QAL with Cecile and Bea, is finished and now hanging in the family room.It’s been hand appliqued and embroidered, machine pieced and hand quilted and I’ve … Continue reading
From last week’s class at Sewn and Quilted….. Morning Sue E had prepped the next set of blocks for “Bessie Creek Road“and she worked on another hexagon block for the same quiltSue M’s quilt was back from the quilter and … Continue reading
No 2 for the month……from Sewn and Quilted Morning Denise had this luscious group of fabrics for a new quiltand to make her life easier I suggested making a key, which she didCarole had finished her third border so I … Continue reading
Hello my Lovelies! How was your Easter break? Ours was fairly quiet. The Golfer, naturally, played a bit of golf leaving yours truly with lots of time to stitch, and stitch I did. It was an unnaturally warm Easter time; … Continue reading
Hmm, bit behind with the class show and tell, so there’s lots to see! From the first week’s class at the quilt shop Jennifer has finished her first ever hand pieced quilt top! (“Bright Star” by Yarra Design) and as … Continue reading
I was so pleased to see Sarah’s “Here and Now” post appear in my inbox the other day. I’ve missed reading her and the other participants “doings” for the month and writing about my own too. So here we go … Continue reading