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Melbourne, Australia.
very content with the life i live
Interests: good friends, stitching, family, people, life and laughter, words and music.
Recent Activity
just listed in my etsy store, the link is in the side bar, are four patterns from Mrs Sew ans So. these are a modern look and use for crewel embroidery stitches combining colour and style that is much loved... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2015 at broderie
i have to say today has been one of those days ! i prepared photos and wrote a blog post this morning and all appeared to be ok, however when i pressed the publish button, well it wouldn't publish !!!... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2015 at broderie
thankyou to everyone who sent me birthday wishes in the last post, very spoilt with your kindness and thoughts i do so love this time of the the year, each evening the day lengthens slightly and the buds are bursting... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2015 at broderie
august 2015 was the year destined for me to turn 70 and i made it ............. happy about that some of those who i spend alot of my time with gathered at a friend's home to celebrate the birthday and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2015 at broderie
this family must like living not far from here, this busy boy has been back and back picking up beakfulls of coconut fibre from my hanging basket, he was here this time last year also ! nice of you to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2015 at broderie
while i have been preparing the photos to publish, i noticed embroidery hoops were making quite a few appearances suzanne has completed her poppies, pattern by gail bett, mrs sew and so, which was featured a couple of years ago... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at broderie
sharing some stitching texture today in this post, i'm so fortunate that i see so many lovely examples stitched in one of mrs sew & so's classes and made up into a bag, love this design and look at the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2015 at broderie
well life goes on and it has, but for me personally it has been an 'interesting' couple of months ! it's a long story and it has plenty of very colourful pictures, which i won't be showing you !!! too... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2015 at broderie
such a happy announcement to make MARGARET SAMPSON GEORGE 'THE JOURNEY OF A QUILT TEACHER AND HER STUDENTS' exhibition and raffle held in March 2015 handed over to 'beyondblue', our chosen charity for the event, the sum of $18,358.48 on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2015 at broderie
there are some more photos to share with you, just two weeks on from the exhibition, these were taken by my friend jenny bartley who said that she would love to go back and take some more and have another... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2015 at broderie
well a week has passed since the opening day of the exhibition with months and then the final week to get ready the ribbon was cut at the opening night of the first margaret sampson george exhibition, 'the journey of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2015 at broderie
i did turn the calendar over and it says march, but where has it gone ! this time next week our event will be all over if you can possibly make it, do, you will see some remarkable work by... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2015 at broderie
the 'beyondblue' raffle quilt we have been working on, is all finished and last weekend we all saw it complete for the first time together. we were so excited and the way it has been received is also very rewarding... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2015 at broderie
all working towards the exhibition at the end of march advertised in the last post, we have been very busy getting the raffle quilt resembling a quilt ! with the stitchers in two australian states it was finally a happy... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2015 at broderie
catching up after christmas and a holiday, coming home to the house still decorated and lots of sewing to get on top of has left me little time to write a post ! it was after i got an email... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2015 at broderie
thankyou for reading all my posts and for the feedback i get through your comments and emails and phone calls and cards ! i do appreciate all of the mentions, however they come ........... back to normal size print keepsafe... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2014 at broderie
christmas is coming and so is the end of 2014 and so we think of events for the new year 2015, keep these dates free if you are able to visit, so as you're filling in your diaries mark down... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2014 at broderie
things are getting busy out there, i guess christmas time makes everything have a limit of time to it ! everything must happen before christmas ! slow down a bit i think and just enjoy the simple things, i do... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at broderie
the beauty from nature and the wonderful display of flowers that springtime provides the bunch of roses from my local fruit shop that i have on my windowsill displayed in little old fruit juice bottles give me such delight, i... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2014 at broderie
the excitement of starting a new project is rewarded when it is finally finished. my friend Denise started this in the very first Marg Sampson George workshop i organised just over two years ago and now it is all finished... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at broderie
i was going to put an editors note on my last post, then thought i may as well write another thanks to those of you who have left comments on the last post, just want to say i appreciate your... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2014 at broderie
i did say in my last post here that i would be back soon, well that did not happen ! call it the winter blues perhaps ! or being tied up in tight knots by all the arthritis ! september... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at broderie
delicious pears are in season, love to eat them and love them as a decoration and in this picture, loved the shadows on the wall the last weekend in july was time for another marg sampson george workshop and so... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at broderie
i'm not usually someone who does 'blocks of the month' or 'swaps' or 'challengers' etc. but was invited by brigitte giblin via facebook to take part in her 'trip around the world challenge' #bgtawc and so i have, think i... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at broderie
i hadn't really fininshed showing some of the lovely things of inspiration from my trip to sydney in march ! there is so much beautiful colour in our lives, how lucky are we, i will make a few comments along... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2014 at broderie