Monthly Archives: September 2011

Another birthday cushion!

It’s become a popular present for me to make as a gift, especially when as happened this time, the invitation to a birthday picnic on Tuesday was issued on Saturday… Luckily, I had a cushion pad to hand and used … Continue reading

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Hidden Stars

I received a Fabric Freedom Noodle Roll with a magazine subscription two summers ago. With the aid of “Jelly Roll Quilts” by Pam and Nicky Lintott, I set to over Christmas and made this quilt top. I even began the … Continue reading

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Sheppey Promenade 2011

This is all that remains of the main hall at Shurland Hall, which was part of a great country house built on the Isle of Sheppey by Sir Thomas Cheyne in 1510. He was a great friend of Henry VIII, who … Continue reading

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Happy 21st Susan!

  DD1 came home from Stirling to celebrate her 21st birthday with us. 🙂 A rather quiet day with a trip to Mote Park for a Not-Back -to-School Picnic with the various home-ed groups was followed by a birthday dinner of … Continue reading

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Clever Girl

DD2 is famous for hating having her photograph taken!  However, I’m a very proud mum and she deserves some regognition  so here is the best I can do! She’s 14 and just finished Y9 so still has 2 years until … Continue reading

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Southampton and back in a day!

Today, we took DS back to his student accomodation after yet another lightening visit home to do some teaching at the local Sea Cadet unit. Now, he’d filled the car last autumn and each time he goes back, it seems … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Quilters Exhibition 2011

We headed down to Deal on Saturday for the biannual show held in St George’s Hall, just off the High Street. Some gorgeous quilts, a raffle, a cushion tombola (little one won a pincushion to add to her sewing bag!), … Continue reading

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Dockyard Fun

It’s the school summer holidays so little one and I have her big sister with us too! With a 7 year age gap, it can be hard to choose an activity that appeals to both. Today, we visited Chatham Dockyard: … Continue reading

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