April 9, 2009

New Wild Women brooches for Birthday

Hi All
I have been really busy the last 2 weeks.... getting ready for my Adelaide trip next week..... organising the things I need for the workshop itself and organising food for the family etc etc.... and also getting ready for this Easter Weekend .... have a fabulous Easter everyone.
It was my Birthday last Sunday (Yep! 21 again hahaha) my daughter and I went to Hillary's Boat Harbour and snoofied around the shops and had pancakes at one of the many cafe's ...mmmm mmm! The Hubby and Son were off at Aussie Rules Football as "son's" team were playing at the main Subiaco Oval down in Perth!
The 2 pics here are of 2 of a couple of my B'day Pressies... the first is from my friend Maureen - we are all (at my embroidery group) making each other Wild Women Brooches for each other's birthdays this year ... this is my Charleston Gal! - cool idea hehe! and the 2nd Wild Woman is from my friend April ... she looks like she has popped her finger in an electric socket doesn't she ? haha! ZAP! LOL! I love them both :-D

Last Friday evening was my son's year 12 School Ball and I will pop a pic or 2 of that on here soon ... Also during the day last Friday I had the 2nd day of the free Machine Embroidery workshop and spent the morning doing dispersal dyeing and the afternoon "playing" with free machining ... also more pics to come on that....
Today I got a brand new Vaccuum cleaner ... the other "died" 3 weesk ago and I had only had iot 9 months ... dunno what was actually wrong with it but we've been given a brand new one! so no excuses not to clean over the weekend!
Also today my 3 Moleskine Sketchbooks finally arrived ... I ordered them from a local art shop 9 weeks and 1 day ago! I want one of them for a journal for my travels to the UK in July... so I am glad they are finally here... Yay happy dance ... on the sad dance front though I subscribed to Quilting Arts Magazine at the end of last year and the first issue of my subscription arrived on Jan 27th so I stupidly thought that the next (bi-monthly) issue would arrive around March 27th!!! NO! I am still waiting for it ...13 days later and there is now no post until Tuesday afternoon because of the Easter break and I fly off to Adelaide in the morning at 9.45am on Tuesday so if it arrives whilst I am away the earliest I will see it will be Monday 20th when I get back! sad sad face :-( especially when I have seen it available at some places here in Perth since April 1st grrrr! ... only cosulation is my friend April subscribes too and hers hasn't arrived yet either! bah humbug!
Happy Easter and eat lots of choc mmm mmm!


Genie said...

belated Birthday wishes. safe trip and Happy Easter,
love the brooches

Pene said...

Have s fun Easter weekend, Britt. We have some chocolate bilbies - a little pressie from DH's mother.

Doreen G said...

I subscribed to the QA magazine for 12 months a few years back and cancelled it after 12 months for that very same reason.
I was able to buy it in my local shop (albeit a bit more expensive)sometimes even 10 days before my friends received theirs direct from the US.
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