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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.
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As the summer months draw to an close at the end of February we have been having some lovely days here in this part of the world. Doesn’t mean we won’t get more hot days though ! The summer flowers... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at broderie
I’m hoping that the love and kindness through our friendships will keep us all just that much better as we enter into the early days of 2018, whether it be through the friendships that we have with the people we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at broderie
lots of sewing and creating has been happening by all those lovely friends who visit my home, those that do the workshops etc, so fortunate to have the abilities to entertain ourselves with the gentle pastimes of this life !... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2017 at broderie
i spent the months of august and september down in hobart looking after my friends home and my dear little friend roly, their dog ! been home a month and still missing my sweet little companion and the wide open... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at broderie
i know we all keep saying it, but don't the weeks just fly by and turn into months, here it is the end of july nearly and i'm just catching up with my blog writing ! lots of pictures to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at broderie
well it seems such a long time ago, but i had a couple of weeks in hobart in march looking after my dear little friend roly and a chance to visit my cousins and also see my friend maree there... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2017 at broderie
Oh Denice, my favourite tools are a pencil, a small 6 inch ruler and good scissors ! I cut all my quilts out this way, handling every little piece by hand and separately ! Then I sew them all up together again by hand ! Glad we have this in common, you are not on your own, many of us do it that way x o lizzie
Toggle Commented Mar 28, 2017 on technical breakdown ! but i am back !!! at broderie
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just before christmas i said i would be back back in a week, how has that turned into 3 months ! and now it is nearly easter ! thanks to those of you who have been in touch to see... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2017 at broderie
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