Lovely Friends – Feeling Blessed

Today is Thanksgiving here in the US, and while it is not a holiday that we recognized before coming to live in this country, we have embraced the sentiment behind the day.  It is traditional to think about the things you are thankful for today and there is much to be thankful for – not least the friendships we have made since coming to the US and those I have made thru my lovely ladies who come to my classes and workshops.

Today’s card is not a typical Thanksgiving card but it does say exactly what I feel………….
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Memorial Day Keepsakes

Wishing everyone a Happy Memorial Day.  My own dear Pops was in the Royal Air Force for over 30 years and served in some areas of conflict over those years.  In the UK, we commemorate the sacrifice of Commonwealth servicemen and women on November 11th (Armistice Day)

I encourage all my lovely customers to do show and tell and during a class last week, one of them presented me with these she had made for a luncheon for a club she belongs to.

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Super Duper Bumper Stamp Camp

November 1st and 2nd – a date for your diary.  The stamp camp includes 4 projects, choose to do 1, 2 or all 4 of them, there are 2 Thanksgiving and 2 Christmas projects.

Camp runs from 2pm until 9pm on November 1st and 10am til 6pm on November 2nd.  Each project take an average of 2 hours, so folks signing up for all 4 are advised to bring a sandwich and I will provide cookies and soft drinks to keep your stamina going.

Contact me if you would like to join in the camp.  I am happy to provide kits for those who cannot attend class in person but want to have these beautiful projects!


Thanksgiving banner – measures approx 4ft and made of canvas pennents.