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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
You can purchase my templates here::
::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: yarn
After Mum saying she’d like a pair of hand knitted socks and choosing the aqua yarn, I got stuck in and last Friday delivered them to her. I rang Mum to say I was on the way and fortunately a … Continue reading
It’s been very quiet here at p and c lately, both literally and figuratively as I succumbed to an annual bout of laryngitis. This one was so bad that The Golfer took me off to the doctor where I had … Continue reading
My latest pair of socks is finished. These are the Muscadine socks from “Sockupied” and are great to wear with short boots.I’ve started another pair from the same book, this time “Ann’s Go-To-Socks” and they’re for my chiropractor – ’cause … Continue reading
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