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Happy father’s day to Dan from your 2 Gingies:

Happy father’s day to Dan’s dad (Please build a holiday house!!!!) :

Happy father’s day to my dad:

A challah cover!!

My siblings and I gathered at my parents place this morning for father’s day.

There were many comments about my mum’s beautiful garden:

And also many comments about Ella’s quirky outfit:

That’s my girl!!!!!

Hope you and yours have had a great day!!

Andi 🙂


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Well …. I made a dress. I used this tutorial.

Fabric is from IKEA. Cost me all of $4 and I have leftovers. Gotta love IKEA!!

Loving the sunshine today.

And my orchids are looking rather splendid too, I think!!

Hope you are enjoying some sunshine too.

Andi 🙂

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Despite the intense heat of recent weeks in Melbourne, my vege garden has actually been able to produce some edible treats:

In other ‘red’ news, my red silk quilt is all finished.

It’s ultimate role is to be the ‘chuppah‘ at the wedding of my beloved and me.

The hebrew writing around the 4 sides are taken from one of the traditional 7 blessings recited at Jewish weddings.

It means: Voices of joy and gladness, voices of groom and bride.

The centre is quilted with a tree of life design. A traditional Jewish symbol.

The kimono fabrics represent my beloved’s love of martial arts.

And the red …. well I just love red.

And I also love my little red heads. Here’s one!!

Hope you have had a great weekend.

Andi 🙂

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… like I knew that I would.

In the past week or so, I have managed to get lots of ‘stuff’ done. It feels so satisfying.

Specifically, these guys were born and found new homes with some small friends whose birthdays had long since passed.

Our spring planting has finally happened. We planted flower gardens for the kids. (Can you see their names on each garden?)

We also planted: basil, coriander, dill, chillies, capsicum, eggplant, tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchinis, rhubarb and baby spinach. These are in addition to the garlic, plums, passion-fruit, mint, rosemary and chillies already growing from earlier plantings. We may not have to shop for our ‘greens’ ever again. (I wish!!)

Now, fingers crossed for some rain.

And to top it all off, at my Amitie class last night, I finished the top for my mum’s birthday present.
She plays bridge and this is a table cover for when “the girls” come round to play.
Not sure if you can see but I have appliqued the 4 suits on to each corner.
A nice touch, I thought.

And ….. I have FINALLY finished quilting Jake’s birthday quilt.

Now, I just need to bind it and make a label.

Phew. Time to sign off and put my feet up.

Happy quilting.
Andi 🙂

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