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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
- Cutting up some very special fabric for a new project. Thanks @modernbasics #320createdaylesford #mereditheclarktemplatesI’ve realised when I’m discombobulated I knit socks! 2nd pair for 2019 and wore them (and boots!) last night for movie club (Green Book) and had cosy toes! First time for this year wearing socks and boots - Winter is coming! @winwickmum #handknittedsocks #yummyyarns #iloveknittingsocksFinished appliqueing my blocks for #qalflowers2019 on Sunday night. Now to trim them and start on the machine pieced blocks and putting it all together. Thanks @patchwork_inspirations for hosting this qalAnother great class today at #sewnandquiltedsummerschool this time with my so talented and creative friend @glendacust Brilliant day and so happy to have started this hexie box that Glenda designed which I’ve had as a kit for (several!) years. And like yesterday met some fab ladies and caught up with many more.
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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: sock knitting
Morning Sue E has finished the blocks for the first month of her “Bessie Creek Road” BOMand she worked on more of her “Welsh Quilt” blocks (pattern by everyday quilts)Leanne traced out 60 trianglesDenise is making progress on her “June … Continue reading
Here we are again, end of the month and a look at what we’ve all achieved. I had a pretty good month with something(s!!) new. Started a pair of socks with a pattern from my friend Kimand started a new … Continue reading
On Tuesday, the AllSorts rocked up to the quilt shop for our Christmas party and sewing day.And would you be surprised if I said there was food? Well, we were there for lunch! We’d worked out who would bring savoury … Continue reading
The Christmas breakups have started, and last Saturday the Squealers had theirs. We met at Karen’s home where her beautiful Christmas Village is all set up ready to delight all, big or small. But looking at the photos, I think … Continue reading
It was a beautiful Spring day yesterday, the perfect day to spend stitching with friends. GJ provided tempting treats to enhance our BYO lunches, and on the stitching front, Heather is hand piecing triangles Amanda is putting together her clamshellsI’ve started on … Continue reading
Spent a delightful afternoon with my Stitch Sisters yesterday; it may have been a dreary Spring day outside, but we enjoyed lots of warmth, conversation and laughter inside. Sue is enjoying hand quiltingKaye brought along a tray of appliqué to … Continue reading