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Happy, happy birthday, @Tallulah57  :cake: :flower:

Ah, that’s where those other blocks are. Gorgeous.  :loveit: :loveit: :loveit:

Sewing Spaces and Furniture / Re: At last!
« on: April 06, 2020, 22:48:53 PM »
Great space. Happy sewing.   :D

Today... One thread per day / Re: Monday, April 6th - Teflon Day
« on: April 06, 2020, 15:40:02 PM »
@Nevis5  :hug:

@justpottering, just where do you get all your energy??? :S

It certainly is a mystery. Where are all those other blocks you made? BTW, love your socks.

Today... One thread per day / Re: Monday's birthday greetings
« on: April 06, 2020, 14:21:20 PM »
Happy Birthday, @Acorn! Hope you have a great day.  :cake:  :flower: 

Today... One thread per day / Re: Monday, April 6th - Teflon Day
« on: April 06, 2020, 08:29:57 AM »
Let’s not forget the Teflon foot that comes supplied with certain sewing machines. I haven’t ever used one but I might do in future.

Off to work my front room.

Today... One thread per day / Re: Special double birthday greetings
« on: April 04, 2020, 20:38:35 PM »
And here’s the real cake.  [ You are not allowed to view attachments ]  

Today... One thread per day / Re: Special double birthday greetings
« on: April 04, 2020, 16:06:36 PM »
Thank you everyone. DD1 made me a birthday cake. There is still some gin left in the bottle. A friend sent me an email with 60 reasons to rejoice at being 60 with her own annotations for each reason. Loved that. I took a walk by the coast, listened to my audio book and steam cleaned the bathroom floor (not all at one time). DD just returned from a Tesco expedition. Must check out what she’s bought.

Happy Birthday, @Jane  :toast: :flower: :cake:

Whole Earth make a peanut, walnut and pecan butter. That's really scrummy. I OD'd on PB&J as a child/teen so prefer the PB with honey, mashed banana or on it's own spread on crackers. Ooooh I'm suddenly hungry.  :P

Pasta with turkey bolognese for dinner tonight. I had made a pot and froze portions for just such a day.

I've been for my walk, put in my hours at work and now my upper back is aching. I'll have to re-think my work set-up.

Just got off the phone with BA. I had cancelled my flight just after the announcement was made that the US would stop all UK citizens from entering the country. This was before BA officially cancelled the flight. I had applied for a voucher online because it was either that or re-book. That was a stupid thing for me to do. Now can't get a refund. However, I can re-book (not sure from what date  -<) and if BA cancels the flight, I can get money back. Sounds utterly ridiculous to go through all that. Anyway, I will be re-booking the same itinerary hopefully by the end of the year but I have until March 2021 so all's not lost. I'm just concerned they'll jack up the prices and will need to pay extra.

Cocktail hour soon. I made myself a lovely gin cocktail yesterday evening and I am NOT a drinker. New bad habit?  Make that a double. Cheers.  :gin:

Today... One thread per day / Re: Today's birthday wishes
« on: April 02, 2020, 12:30:31 PM »
 :flower: :drink: :cake: :D Happy Birthday @Kwaaked.

Courses & Classes / Re: Bluprint - free until 9 April (was Craftsy)
« on: April 01, 2020, 14:55:43 PM »
I started to watch Wendy Gardiner’s The Sewing Toolbox hoping to pick up a few tips. I didn’t realise she lived in Portsmouth.

Sewing Machines / Re: Big disappointment
« on: April 01, 2020, 14:49:46 PM »
Even though I can understand your dissatisfaction I am happy with my own DX7. Yes,  there is a lot of plastic and I would have preferred metal presser feet. The needle threader, that’s a novelty for me. I have nothing to compare it to and I can always thread the machine manually. The DX7 does get very good reviews despite all this as does the F600 which it superseded.  I still have an old mechanical Bernina. My electronic Bernina that was broken and traded in weighed a ton. It did me proud since 1987 but I simply couldn’t justify the price of a newer equivalent. In truth I haven’t used the Juki much so I can’t tell you how I will feel in a years time. At the moment, no buyer’s remorse.

A Good Yarn / Re: Knitting for premature babies
« on: April 01, 2020, 07:46:53 AM »
What a lovely thing to do.  :flower:

A Good Yarn / Re: Latest make
« on: March 29, 2020, 10:41:11 AM »
She’s lovely.  :loveit:

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