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Member since 17 Mar 2009
Member from Gore
Well Threadz, you will be quite excited about the signing. Yes,Im sure you are more than ready to move. Lovely having something to look forward to at this time.Very pleased to hear your Kevin is finally starting his treatment. It wont come soon enough for him, Im sure.Hope all goes well for him and his family.Once they start the routine,it will all be a lot easier for everyone.We are moving into autumn here with beautiful nights and days.Seems a bit uncanny to me, as Ive missed a month of the build up of the leaves changing etc.Perth was in autumn look, but still very hot.
Im back at the machine now. Started on a toilet bag today, and didnt have enough fabric for all one colour, so combined a colour from the patterned one, and it has taken on a "wow"factor. Pleased with the outcome.I Have many things to create,so not sure what to do next. Visiting Ingill tomorrow, and will look in at Spotlight. I never come away empty handed from there.Does anyone else? Have dresser and bedside mats to make for our d/in/law who, has her new drapes almost finished.We wish to just bring in the drape fabric just a little, to tie the theme together.I intend to do patchwork effect. Will see it all on skype when completed.Happy stitching girls.
Member since 28 May 2008
Member from Wrights Bush
Guer, I have boxes of materials that I will put up for sale cheaply soon. If you and your patchwork friends have the time to drive out to Wrights Bush (between Wallacetown and Riverton) SPCA Op Shop, when in Invercargill.
Once I get someone to pick up a big table this week, it will give me room to bring out these boxes. Will probably advertise them in Thursday's for sale notice, in the Southland Times, week after next.
Otherwise will let you know on here.
Hi Gayebelle. Thanks for that.We were in Ingill today, but visit was short and sweet. dentist for my other 1/2. Will keep in touch. Im not big on big patchwork, but do many other things.I have changed non de plume, so not sure if it will show on here . L.J.
Member since 06 Apr 2008
Member from Waiuku
Hello to you all. This past week I have made 2 bags using hexagons - one was using kitten fabric and the other was pansies. I have a friend having a birthday this week and am not sure which one she would like so am going to show both to her and let her choose. Easiest way out.
UFO weekend at our local College for our WVQ group, not sure what I will be sewing but will go along and take my sewing machine. We have these UFO weekends once monthly and it is nice to be away from phone, etc etc. Not a problem for me but some ladies like to be away from home and have no interruptions. Plenty of room to spread out too so if anyone wants to pin out a quilt they can use a few tables pushed together and often several people pitch in and help. We take our own lunch but morning/aternoon tea we take it in turns to bring a plate of baked goodies.
Weather is cooler today, sun has disappeared behind clouds and it almost feels as if rain is on the way.
Hope you are all well.
These are the bags I made using hexagons.
Unfortunately these pics don't come up as good as the original photos but gives you the idea anyway.
Hello to all. Threadz, I love your bags. My favourite would be the lavender hues.Really lovely,and will be so admired for the lucky person/s. Im hoping to get cranked up and spend some decent time at the machine. I really really want it to rain and rain.The gardens are parched,but, we are managing to have a good cleanup. I was away most of today doing gardening for the elderly, and on my return the tractor was in the garden. I have only been waiting about 4 years to have a tree removed, because of suckers everywhere along its root system. Here,s hoping I can eradicate it in time.It was an attractive tree too.Tonight Im celebrating its disposable. Gaye belle,Im coming south on Thursday 26th and wondering if your store will be open by then.There are one or two that havent been on this site for awhile. Do hope all is well, cause I for one ,have missed your imput.See you later sewers.
Hi to all. Gaye-belle, if you read this message Im coming back to Ingill this Friday, and if you have the fabrics at shop ,I will pop out. Thanks Q13. Having an afternoon at the machine today.
Member since 30 Jul 2006
Member from Bishopdale
Disappointed Panel depicting earthmoving equipment for Master nearly 2's birthday quilt hasn't arrived here. Been posted so where - in a great slush pool in postal system I guess. Over 2 weeks since banking went through and posting done.
Aggie, thats really disappointing not to have received the parcel.Where was it coming from. Honestly ,our postal system has 'Gone to the dogs"it is so slow, so expensive and just SO painful at times. I panic every time Im sending anything to Oz, and always want to know the minute its delivered, especially Melbourne.Do hope it turns up soon.Q13
KT's fabrics I think it is Q10, lovely materials. They were unaware I hadn't received it as I had inadvertently put the feedback for some wool that came about the time the panel should have, on their auction instead of the wool one
I have had a fairy panel from them which took about 10 days to arrive, by ordinary post. I will buy again from them but will pay extra for track and trace.
So frustrating Aggie when things don't arrive in post - snail mail indeed!
Yesterday I went to UFO day with a few other members from our local quilting group. We have an entire weekend monthly, hire the sewing room at our local College. Plenty of room to spread out but the bonus is there are no telephones or family making demands on sewing time.
My time was mainly spent cutting out ready for my few days in Matamata that I enjoy twice yearly. Only 3 of us going this time but it is actually better than a larger group. When we first started these 4 day weekends there were up to 10 of us and while we all had a bed and fitted round the dining table at meal times, there was a bit of a squash in the studio. Only $50 per night and that includes all meals as well as warm comfy bed - plus wonderful hosts and we even have the choice of movies at night after dinner - or scrabble if you so wish. We do have a fun time.
Some not so good news - the sale of my house has fallen over due to my buyer's buyer pulling out of contract. Feel for him as he is so keen to move into my house - sad for me as I am left in limbo. Here's hoping he can convince one of his other prospective buyers to buy his house. He had listed on Trade Me.
On with my day now, hope you all enjoy yours and it is a productive one or perhaps restful, whichever way you want it to go.
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