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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!!
- So, that’s all the snakes made, now to cut more of the joining section and piece the blocks #snaketrailsal #gettingthereslowly #handpiecing #fiveandtenThought it might be fun to do a “what do you hand piece with?”This quilt weighs a tonne dry and double that when wet! Just wrestled it onto the clothes horse to dry in the Spring sunshine ☀️ #mrsbillingscoverlet #washingmywinterquiltDon’t you just love that new-leaf limey green? Especially against a gentle blue Spring sky? And that soft white and pink of blossom? #melbourneinspring #itsabeautifuldayintheneighbourhood
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::Addicted to Fabric
::Heather’s Quilting Emporium
:: Sewing Buddies Australia
::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: machine piecing
Between lockdowns we did get to have some classes. While I couldn’t really demonstrate anything my verbal teaching skills got a jolly good workout and, dare I say it, improved! Below are some snippets of class shots, all taken on … Continue reading
Hello my lovelies! How are you all? Particularly, how are my fellow Victorians? We’ve just had news that Lockdown 4 is continuing for at least another week…….. Hang in there! We’ve done it 3 times before, we can do it … Continue reading
Morning Sue E stitched up the last two circles Tineke hand quilted stars into her sky to secure her wall hanging Carole worked on more “Fossick” blocks we welcomed Michelle to class and I showed her a quick way to … Continue reading
Phew! How are you going? Keeping up?? At this rate there will be a post a day until the end of the month! At the quilt shop for the second class…… Paula has been a busy girl, starting to put … Continue reading
At the quilt shop…… Frances had finished her Diamond TAW quilt top – stunning! and in class worked on her “June Dyson Coverlet” – we decided on a different blue fabric for the squares Val had the borders on her … Continue reading
Hi Lovely Peeps! Oh Dear! I’d lost my sewing mojo AND my blogging mojo of late – terrible combination! Think I’m back on track now. There’s lots to catch up on as I was still teaching, still taking photos, still … Continue reading
Morning We did a layout for Louise and a layout for Denise and basted up Fernanda’s quilt top from last week can you see the flowers? She’s put red French Knots around them which really brings them to life Afternoon … Continue reading
At the quilt shop last week, we did a layout for Deirdre then I helped her choose some surround fabrics for a pink/red version of the above which Deirdre started to cut out ready for machine sewing Anne-Maree’s table topper … Continue reading
Our gorgeous niece (whom we affectionately call Poppet) recently had her 7th birthday – I Know! Already! I saw a gorgeous kit at the quilt shop towards the end of last year (they don’t have any left if case you’re … Continue reading