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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
- Morning tea with a bit of #libertyfabric at the wonderfully relaxing #sewjourn and starting a new project - as you do 😉 🧵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 #stitchingbliss
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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: Sashiko
The Squealers too have met in the last few weeks to share news, sewing and afternoon tea Maree has finished her adaptation of the “French Market Medallion” quiltand is starting to hand quilt itMiss F is hand quilting her “Sweet … 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
Our Miss Lynnie is having a very special “0” birthday and, of course, there needed to be celebrations of some kind. And what better than a get together of friends, food, presents and an afternoon of sewing/knitting. We started with … Continue reading
Do you ever feel life is slightly out of control? On a roller coaster that keeps running endlessly on its rails? Life’s been a bit like that this week but I’m taking this spare hour to try to start catching … Continue reading
Brenda’s second workshop was an appliqué class entitled “Gracie’s Garden”, and over the two days these students learned some new appliqué skills, lots of tips and techniques, and at the end of the second day, some Sashiko skills too! There … Continue reading
Lorraine has put together two of her Sashiko blocks into a wall hanging for her sister (interesting exercise in quilt-as-you-go!!) and finished two more Farmer’s Wife blocks Peggy has made quite a few of her Log Cabin blocks, so we … Continue reading