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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: wool
My goodness, it’s easy to get out of routine in this Summer holiday time, or maybe it’s that it’s hard to get back into routine! Did you have a lovely Christmas and New Year? We did. Ma Kettle came and … Continue reading
Just a few housekeeping matters. Apologies as I can’t find the email, but someone asked about Jo’s background fabric for her setting triangles. It’s an Amy Sinibaldi fabric from a couple of years ago, from her Paperie range by art … Continue reading
In between hand piecing, and particularly while I was under the weather, I’ve been knitting. This time it’s a cardigan for me and as it’s an easy knit, something I could/can do without too much thought. That comfort knitting when … Continue reading
Miss Helen arrived at my place bright and early on Friday morning and we were both fizzing with excitement about our day. A train and tram ride later we were at the NGV and in the queue for the Dior … Continue reading
A little while ago my gorgeous friend, Anne sent an email to say watch out for the postie. I was intrigued, as it’s not my birthday. I assumed The Royal Mail (British Post) would be its usual efficient self, but … Continue reading
I spent last weekend with Ma Kettle, and while there I finished her jumper. Yes, it’s finished! No sooner finished than tried on. and such a perfect fit. The collar took the longest and I’m really pleased with how the … Continue reading