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Today... One thread per day / Re: Sunday 17th January 2021
« on: Yesterday at 18:53:49 »
Do you use OneDrive, DropBox or something similar @Catllar ?  I transfer stuff between my Windows laptop and Android tablet and phone that way.

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Today... One thread per day / Re: Special TSP birthday greetings
« on: January 16, 2021, 18:09:20 PM »
@Pearl Ooops!  Slip of the typing finger there!

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Today... One thread per day / Re: Special TSP birthday greetings
« on: January 16, 2021, 11:43:00 AM »
Happy Birthday hernibs!!


(I tried to find a cake covered in calligraphy, but there were none!)

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In the wardrobe / Re: Catching up
« on: January 15, 2021, 20:44:56 PM »
What a shame about that lovely wrap!  Could you put (big!) darts in from the shoulders to the neck?

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In the wardrobe / Re: Fleece dog suit
« on: January 15, 2021, 18:30:43 PM »
She looks wonderful, but she does also look slightly annoyed with you!

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Adding Zing & Bling / Re: Stained glass embroidery
« on: January 15, 2021, 18:29:34 PM »
Very nice! 

My embroidery machine won't take any bobbins other than its own, so pre-wound bobbins are not a possibility for me.

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In the wardrobe / Re: Next project
« on: January 15, 2021, 18:26:51 PM »
I would go with grey, but the yellow is very striking.

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Today... One thread per day / Re: Friday 15th again
« on: January 15, 2021, 09:50:09 AM »
Much better weather today - I can just about see the sea.

I have already stripped the bed, got the washing on and tidied up the geraniums in the porch and conservatory - removed dead leaves and flowers, watered and hoovered around the pots - so I feel quite virtuous.  I can't get on with the littlest goddaughter's quilt until more fabric arrived, so I have a pattern to stick together and then, hopefully start at least cutting out. 

We're going to the littlest goddaughter's birthday party tomorrow - her birthday was postponed from December 28th in the hope that we would be able to attend within a few weeks, but as that is clearly not happening we are having a Teams party instead, so we are finally going to let her be two.  Reluctantly, because she is such a lovely baby!

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In the wardrobe / Re: Today's daft mistake
« on: January 14, 2021, 15:47:10 PM »
I was cutting the sashing and border for littlest goddaughter's quilt.  I sensibly cut the longest, widest strips first - for the border - and put them on one side.

I have now done all the sashing, and the patterned border, so I reached for the pieces I had set aside.  Yes they were there - I bet you thought I was going to say they'd disappeared!  However, I found that I had cut two of them instead of four, and what's left over of then fabric can't reasonably be made to work.   :facepalm:  Now I have to wait for another 1.5m to be delivered before I can get on with it.  Aaargh!

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A Good Yarn / Re: Looms and Weaving in General
« on: January 14, 2021, 14:58:04 PM »
Wow!!   :loveit: 

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Today... One thread per day / Re: Thursday 14th January
« on: January 14, 2021, 12:43:54 PM »
@Kenora Don't you dare stay away.  You're welcome here however you're feeling, and please give us the chance to offer these  :hug: even if they don't have great practical value.

 :grouphug: for everyone.

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Today... One thread per day / Re: Thursday 14th January
« on: January 14, 2021, 09:21:02 AM »
It's definitely Thursday - I asked my computer!   ;)  I have edited the title.

Wind and rain here, but the fog has receded a bit from yesterday.  Actually it might well be low cloud - not that it makes much difference.

I really must find some suitable fabric for the backing of littlest goddaughter's quilt.  I've found some that will be fine, but I wanted something more interesting.  But not too interesting...   :thinking:


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In the wardrobe / Re: Birthday sweater
« on: January 13, 2021, 13:44:29 PM »
Brilliant!   :thumbsup:

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Access All Accessories / Re: Mask pouches
« on: January 12, 2021, 21:07:02 PM »
Yes - if someone has coughed or sneezed on you you definitely need to wash it (and yourself) very thoroughly!

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