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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: knitting
We huddled around Karen’s roaring fire on a freezing, wet Friday – our first real hit of Winter!I was binding (woohoo!! – more on that soon)Helen is involved in some Secret Squirrel Stuffas is MareeAndrea is doing broderie perse and … Continue reading
‘Twas Squealers last week……In the last couple of weeks I’ve finished this quilt and it came back from quilting last week – very pleased with the result – so just the binding to go!I was working with this fabricMaree was … Continue reading
Hmmm, a tad behind again with my posts, but better late than never! From Friday week ago……. I was the hostess for Friday stitching (the tortoise-shell-like box houses cake forks to eat our sponge cake – very proper!)Helen brought along … Continue reading
The weekend before last I had the especial pleasure of going to a new retreat place with 5 friends for what turned out to be a super special time. And a warning that this post is very photo heavy, so … Continue reading
Last Saturday we enjoyed a small but cheerful last gathering of Squealers for the year (it’s not sounding any better!). This time we started earlier and enjoyed a shared lunchFull and sated we eventually dragged out our sewing…… Karen had … Continue reading
Kaye was our hostess at Stitch Sisters this month providing a delicious afternoon teaKaye is steadily working through her “Peacock” bordersMiss V is crocheting following the “as we go” CAL which looks like so much fun, I think I’ll have … Continue reading