Holidaying in N.Z.

Holidaying in N.Z.
Our favourite holiday spot N.Z.

Monday, September 26, 2011

A cover for memphis when he visits

We had our darling little grandson visit this weekend and I have made him his very own cot quilt to use when he is here. Couldn't resisit a photo of him too.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Farewell to our dear old Ruby

Today we had to say goodbye to our dear old Ruby. She was so much more than a dog, she really was like our other child, thoroughly spoilt rotten, but then we wouldn't have had it any other way. Sixteen and a half years of pure happiness, it really is hard letting go. I am so glad to have had this beautiful painting done of Ruby by a talented lady who was finishing her degree at TAFE a couple of years ago and was looking for pets to paint. She captured Ruby so well.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

two little quilts

I made a couple of little quilts this weekend, all from left over pieces of material, backed with polar fleece, just to brighten up a little babies basket or pram.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Celebrating twenty five years service

I am celebrating twenty five years service in the child care industry along with the Scheme I started with in 1987, this year we are celebrating with many functions and I also got to star in our local newspaper along with two of the little darlings I care for. Family Day Care is a home based child care industry where we are very proud to take part in shaping little ones lives, to offer a safe and secure environment and it is something I am very passionate about and really do love my job.

Monday, September 5, 2011

material/book rack

I had a clean out in the bedroom and ended up with a left over piece and thought I could use it in my sewing room. It now displays some books and pieces of material I will be using in coming projects.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Carth Kidston/tea towel bag

I made this bag out of a piece of material bought from Hong Kong on ebay and the reverse side was a tea towel given as a present. Now both have been put to good use. I just love seeing the end result when my sewing is finished.

Thursday, September 1, 2011


Looking forward to beautiful spring days :)