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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Jixxrove in Bamboo v's Metal crochet hook   
    thank you I am experimenting with crochet materials
    I am a beginner and trying to see what suits me best
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Serendipity2 in Saturday   
    Hi me again,
    eldest daughter thought outfit my was good, but Ruth said (pink and grey) don't know if I fancy it, well she might lose this battle
     
    Met her future in-laws, had them here for coffee, we are going out for a meal shortly, all the talk was wedding, think the men are sick fed up with it
     
    My son in law is still getting intravenous antibiotic cocktail he hopes come Monday they will allow him to start oral meds, his leg is still dark red and swollen,
     
    Craft wise I am floating between embroidery, quilting, and table decorations, I think this evening I will wire the ivy for bouquet s,
     
    Lovely and sunny here but believe rain is forecast,
     
    Linda I love rhubarb, but Ruth's dog ate our root over the winter. We had it covered with a bucket and surrounded with manure,so he must have been passing wind for days afterwards, as only bucket was left
     
    Hi Tracey, I am like you with technology,lol
     
    Must go feed my dogs and chase hubby into shower prior to going out, bfn
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Su2ie in Thursday   
    Hi everyone,
    Been sunny here with sea breeze, 13 degrees, was out for a car run so took my embroidery, washing blowing happily on the line, popped into my friend for a coffee, so a nice day really
    No dancing for niamh today as she has been off school for a week with a virus,she is on the mend but lacking the energy still
     
    Great team work with your friends garden Eliza, I could do with a garden makeover, cushions sound interesting can't wait to see them
     
    Sarah well done on sticking to your plans on sorting stash
    Mine needs a thorough going over again, hope the Declutter fairy pays a visit to me
     
    k&f you seem to be improving take little steps, hope you are on the way up
     
    Su2ie your neighbour sounds as though she has too much time on her hands maybe she is friendly enough, have you spoken to her at all?
     
    I must go feed the dogs and close all the Windows as it's getting cool now,
    Hope you are all well
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Serendipity2 in Wild Wednesday   
    Hope Sophie is ok Denise, poor wee thing
     
    I ache everywhere but especially my back and hips
    I was going to get my eyebrows done tonight but too sore
    HW should be abolished or everyone get provided with a woman who does for you once we reach a certain age, wishful thinking here
     
    Just cooked evening meal so about to sit down and I feel that might just be me ready to stiffen up once I stop , I was going to take painkillers but think wine might do the job nicely
     
    Hope you are all ok , let's hear how Sophie is
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Serendipity2 in Sunday   
    Hi everyone ,it's a lovely day here,
     
    I like your boxes Lisa and happy anniversary to you
     
    Enjoy your crafty day our Eliza hope you get plenty interest
     
    Poor Jay send him get well wishes Tracey
     
    Ruth didn't manage to get any bridesmaid dresses yesterday so we are going looking again tomorrow as bridesmaid goes home later tomorrow, we are all going out for a meal this evening
     
    I have been steam cleaning my bathroom this morning and ran out of steam myself before the machine did , the shower cabinet and tiles took the longest,
     
    Eliza yes I have armchair craft ready for when my friend is here to stay, I can't sit and not be doing something
     
    Hope everyone is having a nice day
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Su2ie in Monday   
    Hi everyone , I could not get on again yesterday
    Is it a forum problem?
     
    Spent eight hours today sewing knitted squares together for my daughter, the kids at school knitted them for a blanket
    And it's to be used in the story corner, but no 2 squares were the same size not even one reached the target 12cm size
    So it was quite a challenge
     
    Sorry to hear you have been ill again Sarah, take it easy
     
    Congratulations to you su2ie ,how long will you be able to keep the secret
     
    Glad you enjoyed your visitors Eliza, hope you are not over tired now
     
    Well I will catch up tomorrow hope everyone is being crafty
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Serendipity2 in Thursday   
    Well it's dull here rain forecast later
    It's a catch up day for me, with parcel returns to do and emails needing replies not to mention HW, I must Hoover and dust at least
     
    I hope you get that embroidery sorted Eliza, you are great for sharing ideas, I am still working on my wedding embroidery panel
     
    Great to hear Sophie is helping grandad denise and getting fresh air at the same time, hope you get some good light for your cross stitch
     
    Tracey it's Friday tomorrow I bet you are glad some time for yourself, enjoy your knitting
     
    I must get on as we have to take niamh dancing today so it's 3pm pick up from school, and I have so much to do I should not be sitting here
     
    Have a good day hope to catch up with all who follow later
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Serendipity2 in Sunday   
    Ruth doesn't know Linda, I have Scottish thistle fabric to make the extra blocks with,
     
    Here is my last one I finished a winter sofa quilt

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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Serendipity2 in Sunday   
    Afternoon everyone, it's sunny but cold here
    Hope you are having a nice day
     
    Linda can't wait to see finished quilt
    The tea cosy is different, a nice change
     
    You have had a busy holiday Eliza hope your trip home is enjoyable
     
    Denise you asked about my wedding quilt here is WIP it's a 36x36 panel which I will add blocks to, it's mainly done in cross stitch

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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Serendipity2 in Sunday   
    Wonderful news Tracey, you kept that quiet,congratulations to the newly weds
     
    K&F, great job with floaty cardigan, hope you make your friends wedding, (((hugs))) you have been poorly a while now
    I am sure you know your illness better than anyone
     
    Denise glad you got beautiful weather, I have heard inland from us it was hot, we had sea mist it was about 14degrees they say, but dull and damp
     
    I managed to get the sewing machine out today and made 12 quilt blocks up ,hope to quilt them later tomorrow
     
    Hope you are all on the mend
    Keep crafting its therapeutic
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Serendipity2 in Sunday   
    afternoon from me, it's wet here too, we had Sun in the morning
     
    Hope your aunt is ok Eliza, you don't need anymore hassle
    Keep us up to date... your embroidery cushion sounds lovely already, I am sure it will work out with the seam on second one, you ways inspire us
     
    Enjoy your quiet Sunday denise, great progress on the crochet blankets
     
    Late night for you Tracey, hope your day goes as you want it
    I am in cuppa mode and fabric cutting
     
    With an extra BIG dog in the house (Ruth's dog) this weekend
    We would have loved better weather, 12huge muddy paws make a lot of mess, they are all asleep at the moment,
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Serendipity2 in sunny Saturday   
    Home from visiting my eldest daughter for our Saturday catch up its a lovely day here too, sunny but a bit chilly
     
    Got my patchwork ruler delivered today ,and my cotton batting
    So onto another quilt I think, got under the sea, novelty fabric for my grandson who is seven, will see if it's boyish enough once made up, anyone got any opinion on this one to help me, also got cosmetic picture fabric for 11year old granddaughter
     
    Especially like the 3rd hoop Linda it's a change of craft
     
    Eliza was thinking my craft room needs a clear out again, I wonder who leAves things lying out, surely not me!
     
    Lisa my friend dyed my hair on Thursday and I don't like it
    I usually go light blonde although many years now since I was natural blonde , however Ruth persuaded to try silver metallic blonde, it's grey , my own hair is almost white if left alone this is darker . I am scared to re dye as it's a metallic colour that's on and usual colour would have peroxide in it
     
    Denise nice day for having sophie, she will get in the garden
    Thank you for best wishes for Ruth
     
    Eliza do your cushions I want to see them desperately
     
    What can I use sharpies on? got a box of 28 pens from hubby yesterday, no ideas in my head though, suggestions please

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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Serendipity2 in snowy Friday   
    glad you got fabric Eliza, cushions here we come
     
    Is Sophie coping well with 3hours at nursery Denise
    Is it 5days a week
     
    Glad you have recovered Tracey, mil is such a distance away
     
    Well Ruth surprised us a couple of hours ago when she appeared with an engagement ring on her finger, niamh spoiled the surprise slightly as she bounced in with a cygnet ring on her finger that Ruths partner had bought for her along with the engagement ring so that they included her in the occasion and so niamh announced we are getting married, bless her
    They are off to tell his family this weekend so 360 mile round car journey , we have been left with their dog
     
    I am finished my latest knee quilt it's 5ft x 4ft, will try to take pic over the weekend
     
    Have a good weekend folks
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Serendipity2 in Wednesday   
    Afternoon
     
    What a talented lot in this group you all deserve recognition
    I am so inspired by the cushion Eliza it's brilliant thanks for sharing
    Lisa love that baby chimp so much life in the eyes ,your drawings are always so good
    And you su2ie with your writing, and sewing etc
    Look forward to seeing your fairy stone Linda you have so many talents
    And Denise with all the work you do for charity, your angel cribs made me cry
    Suzy with her Aran knits and the dresses she made for Leah and I remember a bag she made that I loved
    Tracey fitting in her knitting when work doesn't get in the way
    And bluebell now sharing her inspiration with us
    Sarah with her bags and tales from America
    We are so lucky, I hope Tina returns soon too
     
    I had a lie in this morning, weather was awful and hubby said I should stay where I was so he took niamh to school and I enjoyed the luxury of a cuppa in bed then fell back to sleep till lunch time, I am sure I will regret it tonight
    My patterned fabric arrived for another 2 quilts for the grandchildren
    Also my mini iron and cut n press board , still plain fabric to arrive .
    Think I need to rest sewing fingers and do some machine sewing or fabric cutting this evening, oh that reminds me I need to order more waddling
     
    Hope everyone is well, give best wishes to your cousin Eliza I think of her
    Hope your cold improves soon bluebell
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from anniebabes in Peter Rabbit at last   
    Peter rabbit is gorgeous, I love him
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Su2ie in Tuesday   
    Morning everyone,
    Is there 2 Tuesday posts Eliza, I will look maybe Denise can sort things
     
    Hope hubby gets on fine at hospital and you get bargains at the market Eliza
     
    No plans for today here, will see what the day holds, here is my new WIP,

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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Su2ie in Friday   
    Hi everyone, thank you for all the birthday wishes
    I have had a lovely day, been ten pin bowling with my 2daughters and hubby and niamh, great fun and we ate there too, got some boozy presents and flowers and a coffee machine
    What a change from last year
     
    Nice to see you,knitting mummy, how are you
     
    Hope you are safe home Eliza we have had snow showers today
    More forcast,
     
    I will be cutting fabric tonight hope you are all crafty
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Su2ie in Monday   
    Evening ladies,
    Our schools are still on holiday too, so I have had niamh today and for the rest of this week, we were at the play park and out for coffee, she goes home at 3.30, when her mum finishes work
     
    Here is pic of my baby knits for my niece, she is having a little boy
     
    Love pippa pig Denise, niamh still takes heaps of soft toys to bed
    Especially the tom and jerry that I knitted her
     
    Glad you feel better su2ie, do the girls need childcare after school
     
    Linda are you back into your quilt again yet, or is it c to c blanket taking priority
     
    Fi any indoor activity ideas I can use if weather still bad this week whilst I have niamh she is 7yrs old I hate her sitting playing games on tablet
    She has gone off baking
     
    Hope lodge is lovely Eliza and that the weather is kind to you
     
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Serendipity2 in Sunday   
    Hi Eliza.
     
    It's very quiet on here hope everyone is busy crafting
    I had another late night with my quilt, I am adding seed beads to applique so sticky eyes today from straining to see the hole in bead for sewing needle
     
    What are the pom poms being used for Eliza it seems to be a community venture,do you have a pom pom maker or is it an old cardboard method
     
    No plans for today so been lazy so far, I do see HW needing my attention but trying to ignore it
     
    Tracy I did think you must be off to see mil she is in a care facility now isn't she? Hope things have settled again it is such a long way to go when worried,
     
    I will pop back later off to make a cuppa
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Eliza28 in Monday   
    Hope you have a great time at your daughters Linda
    Remember you have to get whatever you buy home with you
     
    Here is my latest quilt as promised

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    crafty nannie got a reaction from wasslipu in Boredom buster   
    well done Mary , I think your idea is brilliant Mary ,
    Pity you live so far away from me, I would join
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Su2ie in Friday   
    Hi everyone, thank you for all the birthday wishes
    I have had a lovely day, been ten pin bowling with my 2daughters and hubby and niamh, great fun and we ate there too, got some boozy presents and flowers and a coffee machine
    What a change from last year
     
    Nice to see you,knitting mummy, how are you
     
    Hope you are safe home Eliza we have had snow showers today
    More forcast,
     
    I will be cutting fabric tonight hope you are all crafty
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from anniebabes in Cotton Summer Cardi   
    Nice card I Annie, love the colour
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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Su2ie in Monday   
    Evening ladies,
    Our schools are still on holiday too, so I have had niamh today and for the rest of this week, we were at the play park and out for coffee, she goes home at 3.30, when her mum finishes work
     
    Here is pic of my baby knits for my niece, she is having a little boy
     
    Love pippa pig Denise, niamh still takes heaps of soft toys to bed
    Especially the tom and jerry that I knitted her
     
    Glad you feel better su2ie, do the girls need childcare after school
     
    Linda are you back into your quilt again yet, or is it c to c blanket taking priority
     
    Fi any indoor activity ideas I can use if weather still bad this week whilst I have niamh she is 7yrs old I hate her sitting playing games on tablet
    She has gone off baking
     
    Hope lodge is lovely Eliza and that the weather is kind to you
     
    ,


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    crafty nannie got a reaction from Su2ie in Saturday   
    Where is everyone today?
     
    Su2ie did out of ours eventually get back to you , hope you feel it better
     
    Been raining all day here so had an afternoon nap on sofa
    This evening it's sewing and Britain's got talent , should be funny first week
     
    Hope you are all fine
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