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My name is Kaye and I am 58 years old. Unbelievably to me, at my age, I have now just embarked upon my third career - as a History Education Consultant! I love to cross stitch and quilt, especially with my kittens, Furio and Milo "helping" me. I also love to read, I have a passion for history and I have been cooking since I was about 12 - move over Junior Masterchef! So, this blog, which started out as a cross stitch blog sometimes morphs into a reading journal or a history lesson (sorry, I used to be a secondary teacher before I became a publisher and now a consultant) or a post about my cooking mojo. Whatever it is, this blog is alway about me, my family and my life here in Eaglemont, Victoria. I have been happily married for over 30 years to the most wonderful man and we are blessed with three beautiful grown up children.

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Thursday, 29 September 2011

Lots to report and a Happy Dance (Take 2)

Hello lovely bloggers,

Well, I have lots to report this post.

My Happy Dance (Take 2) is because I picked up Baboushka from the framers the other day.  Here she is, I am really pleased with her (please ignore the shadow on the right hand side.  I have decided to give her to my Dear Sister for Christmas.  The green matt is sueded - it looks really great in the flesh, so to speak.

I also have a couple of progress pics:

Some progress on Isabella's Garden

September TUSAL - the purple on the top is from Isabella's garden
 A new start:  Mirabilia's Christmas Courier by Nora Corbett,  now I did not buy the pattern all chewed up like this - that was my naughty cats - Milo and Furio.  I cam home from work one day and found the outer envelope and one page of the chart (luckily it was a photocopy) all shredded up!

And here are the two of them - looking like butter wouldn't melt in their mouths!

First progress on Christmas Couriers - the greens look really vibrant in real life.
 Lastly, I wanted to show off my new doona cover set - pretty isn't it?

Well, that's all for me now - off to do some stitching.

Bye for now,

Love, Kaye xoxox

P.S. I also meant to tell you about the storm that we had in Melbourne yesterday - a month's rain in one day!  The most rain in September since 1955.  All of the planes were grounded because of the thunder, lightning, rain and hail.  It is now really cold - only 9 degrees celsius - Brrrrr!!!!



Wagapapa said...

I love your new start, Christmas Courier looks fantastic!

Kaisievic said...

Thank you but I really do need to stop starting projects! lol!

Hugs, Kaye xoxox

CalamityJr said...

Love the Christmas Courier design. Glad the kitties didn't ruin it.

Anne said...

Ooh that Babushka is beautiful in that frame! It matches her perfectly!!! Great progress on all your WIP's and those cats are naughty, but adorable!!!

cucki said...

the Babushka is looking so sweet framed..i love your new start too..very sweet..
aww the sweet kitties..kisses for them..keep well dear and have a lovely day xx

Xeihua (Sara) said...

Congratulations on Babushka, she is looking gorgeous on her frame, your sister will love it.
From the piture you sent of your two kitties I would never thought they would be naughty enough to chew your charts, at least they didn't do any real damage and they let you start such a lovely project :)

sharine said...

Naughty little kitties! Great progress

Stitching Noni said...

Hi Kaye! I can't believe how naughty your beautiful babies have been eating your pattern! What a gorgeous design to stitch - look forward to seeing another update soon :o)

I saw on the news about Melbourne's storm the other day! Fingers crossed you don't get too many more of those too close together!


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