Hi everyone, I'm back home. I've been looking after Amy and Steve's home, dog, cat and fish sitting for 3 weeks. Mum had 2 seizures about 4 weeks ago and we (Jewls and I) were both worried so she came up and stayed with me, whilst Trev batched.
Hi gals, it's been over a month since I wrote about Mum sorry I haven't been on here much. Last Sunday she fell in her room at the nursing home and broke her hip. She wasn't in too much pain, but we didn't know she was actually in pain til
Hi gals, it’s 8.00pm Monday night 3rd July as I write this. Look who has come to eat at our place tonight - our gorgeous Possums -mother and daughter. I put an apple out for them as they love fruit. They live in that massive gumtree you can see behin
Hi gals, been keeping busy sewing more things for our church Fete in October. Lot of embroidery designs from Sweetpea, Kreative Kiwi, Cute, etc. There are also plain bags etc. with Christmas fabrics. I have yet to wash out the towels to remove the WSS,
Hi gals, I’ve been keeping busy during tx and only visiting Mum a couple of time a week. Takes the pressure off me. I’m feeling fine and am so appreciative of all your thoughts and prayers. It makes it so much better to go through things when y
Well my friends the day is finally here when I begin my Radiation treatment. A huge thankyou to Karen and all those other friends I've got to know over the past 12 years who have been praying for me. Trev is at work today and is knocking off early to
Thanks to Vicki (Basketkase) I’ve got a pretty Chicken in my kitchen. I’m going to do the Rooster in a moment. Wonderful digitisation Vicki. I just bought this an hour ago! 23thousand stitches. Love Chris Here’s the Rooster!!!
Hi gals, I’ve done another one of my favourite Kookaburra designs today. It’s from Glenn Harris (years ago). I always make them for overseas friends, but I’m keeping this one for me. I did him in the 5x7 hoop there are about 27 thousand stitch
Hi gals, I finished a beautiful FSL doily design from EmbroiderybyTM. It was made in the 8x8 (200x200) hoop, over 72,000 stitches and has a finished size of 6 3/4 inches. (17x17cm) I used 2 pieces of WSS and 5000m thread spools in Navy and White. 1
Hi gals, well I've been rung to say my cot quilt is finished and all I have to do now is bind it and put a label on the back. I only delivered the quilt to her last Wednesday, so she is fast!!!! I have also made a fidget quilt for Mum and my si
Hi gals, well, what a beautiful day it turned out to be here in Newcastle today. Trev and I took Ben (our son) and his partner Mia to lunch up in the Hunter Valley at our favourite restaurant Baume at the old Lindeman Winery for his 44th birthday. It's
Morning gals, I had an afternoon home after visiting Mum yesterday. So I decided to make a flip and fold large purse (7x12 hoop). This is a Sweetpea design and I love making them. These fabrics were in a little set of 5 fabrics (I used 4) related to th
Hi Gals, I've finished the cot quilt for the moment. I'm seeing my quilter next week and she thinks she'll get it done pretty quickly. I'm disappointed with myself for not putting the grey wing on the Galah (the Pink and White bird on the bottom r
Hi Gals, after a traumatic weekend we have found out that Mum has broken her Humerus on her right shoulder area. I can't believe that this has happened, but her bones are very brittle. I have an appointment with her on Wednesday to see the Orthopae