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More beautiful fabric work
Sun 26-Jan-14
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Well, I have now made my first 'crazy quilt' square - 10-inch - in lilacs/purples, etc.

Just started the embroidery, but I'm a bit of a rookie on embroidery, so I'll have to learn as I go along!

(A bit disappointing, I forgot to bring my bead needles, so attaching beads will have to wait. doh )

To make a quilt though - I think that's a long way off! laugh

"How do you spell 'Love'?" (Piglet). 

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 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

Wed 29-Jan-14
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Had a lovely time this morning in the haberdashers - fabric squares; lace; ribbons, and some wadding to get me started - ooh I could have spent a while in there ....  ok

"How do you spell 'Love'?" (Piglet). 

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 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

Wed 29-Jan-14
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" ooh I could have spent a while in there …"

Are we quite sure that "while" is the right word? Other words occur to me - Like "a fortune" "next week's housekeeping"

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'next week's housekeeping' That brought back memories!  I haven't had to ask for that for twenty years or more and you have made me realise how free I now am.  Thank you Jean. big_hug

I'll try that again!

Thu 30-Jan-14
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Gottaknit said
" ooh I could have spent a while in there …"

Are we quite sure that "while" is the right word? Other words occur to me - Like "a fortune" "next week's housekeeping"

waverunawayrunaway

 

Jean, I did spend a fortune! eeek 

Best not to dwell on that ......  whistle

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Thu 30-Jan-14
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It is my humble opinion that there is no better place than a haberdashery to spend both time and money. And I gather French ones can be rather good. Have you come across "Sajou"?  There is a shop in Paris, and they have a website too. Their needles (sewing) are in a whole other class to anyone else's. 

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Thu 30-Jan-14
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Oh dear, another half an hour spent looking through that website. whistle

Thanks Jean!

Anyone fancy a knitting/crochet holiday ...... there's one not far from us here ...

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Ooh now that sounds fun, are there any golf courses nearby to occupy other half?

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Jan, I'm sure there's bound to be!

Have a look here.

"How do you spell 'Love'?" (Piglet). 

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 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

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Would dearly like a holiday at the mo, fingers continue to be crossed.

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