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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: yarn
We were at Helen’s on Friday afternoonand as it was her birthday, there was a little cakeand “snap” presents! Maree was hand quiltingKaren added some more pink hexagons to her quiltHelen was knitting from GIANT balls of yarnand she’d backed … Continue reading
On Friday Helen and I ventured into town by train to go to the Melbourne Craft and Quilt Fair. It was an amazingly mild July day in Melbourne town; except for the trees you wouldn’t think it was a Winter’s … Continue reading
There’s nothin’ like a road trip with quilty friends, is there?! Karen, Helen and I decided that last Friday would be good for a road trip (mostly because I’d seen that Treehouse Textiles were having a sale that day!). The … Continue reading
After putting Helen’s sheep pincushion on line, Anne asked if I would order one for her (she’ll be visiting Australia in the next 6 months!), so I dutifully did and may just have ordered an extra one for Anne (don’t … Continue reading
Our last Allsorts gathering for 2017 was on Tuesday. I haven’t attended much this year for various reasons, but was determined to get to the last one! Kim has been busy crocheting this gorgeous blanket, which is called “Spice of … Continue reading
While I’ve been busy in the sewing room this week, the doorbell has pealed a few times. Grumpy from being distracted from my work, my frowns quickly turned to big smiles when I opened the front door to a postie … Continue reading