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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
my last post was headed 'one more sleep' and so it is again today ! but this time it's christmas day tomorrow, so we all have one more sleep and in many younger lives the excitement and sense of expectation... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2016 at broderie
yes one more sleep and I will be home, back in melbourne after 2 months away in hobart, tasmania ! it's a home away from home that i always enjoy, spending time with my cousins and looking after a good... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2016 at broderie
not many ships passing on the river at this time of the year, the odd brave/crazy person/persons in their kayaks, but otherwise all quiet, just different moods with the changing hours and weather conditions some lovely little details in this... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2016 at broderie
I'm away in Hobart, Tasmania looking after one of my favourite dogs and his home, while his mum and dad are away on holidays ! I have been here before and have posted lots of pics of the beautiful scene... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2016 at broderie
there has been some busy days and weeks lately, all fun though, playing with colour, fabric and friends ! the embroidery girls are have been busy and producing some lovely items enhanced by all the beautiful makeup done by the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at broderie
lots of f words that all paint a great picture if you are a 'material lover' ! recently the no vacancies sign was up here at home, three friends came to stay and play and on the first day, i... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2016 at broderie
it's not just me, everyone is noticing it, the year is whizzing by............ back to anzac day, a simply beautiful day weatherwise here in the city of melbourne, australia, where i live. in the afternoon there is always a football... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2016 at broderie
lovely lynne, my cousin who lives just out of devonport had us to visit for afternoon tea. she has a wonderful view of bass strait and the mouth of the mersey river and then a lovely show of communing with... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2016 at broderie
tasmania bound on board the 'spirit of tasmania' day sail. i drove the car on and joined my cousins on their way back home after a visit on the mainland of australia before we left there was a busy day... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2016 at broderie
good friday to me is always a bit like boxing day, a time just to slow down and reflect and just do what you feel like (there are some productive chores happening in the background) ! i also have the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2016 at broderie
just one week passes in a blink, when preparing the photos for this post it made me realise just one week, so many activities happening in and about my home and i don't think these days that i'm very busy... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2016 at broderie
with christmas over, i always love january, it's a time to be quiet and relax and just enjoy being ! some go on holidays away to places here and there, but being a home body, i tend to just love... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2016 at broderie
these are just some visions from the last few weeks, a trip to sydney, a drive to kyneton, some christmas parties and gatherings with friends, sewing times and sharing. a visit to the crewel gobelin in sydney took me back... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2015 at broderie
at the end of november i hosted another margaret sampson george workshop, please enjoy some pics from those two days i was messing about with 'margstars' just off the plane and on our way back from the airport, the teacher... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2015 at broderie
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