Sunday, 26 January 2014

Australia Day


Today, January 26th, is Australia Day, and there will be celebrations in many towns across the country this morning.  Our local town is having a breakfast at the swimming pool, where they will honour local people and groups for their achievements. It will be combined with the 50th anniversary of the building of our local swimming pool.

We are having our own celebrations at The Sanctuary, where a few of us are having a weekend of sewing, lots of laughing and reminiscing about earlier days, and some Aussie Food. We have the flags flying, as you can see below!!


Marie is determined to get her Ring Cycles from a UFO to a finished top, and is making good progress.


And I am working on my crinoline ladies quilt, and enjoying “dressing them up”. Have been waiting awhile to have a play on my sewing machine, and the bookwork has progressed far enough for me to take some time out.


Do hope you are all enjoying Australia Day, wherever you are. It is a public holiday in Australia tomorrow, so that gives us a “long weekend”. And in South Australia, school returns on Tuesday for the start of a new year. And as is typical, the temperatures are rising again. The weather was lovely last week, after our searing temps from the week before. But, it is summer, I know.

Have a good day,

Blessings, From Jude


Furball Farm Quilting said...

Enjoy your Australia day celebrations Jude! Eat plenty of the lamingtons and make sure you put your feet up and relax. That's what I'm planning on doing.

jfoster8 said...

Love the "ring circles" quilt.....enjoy your day

Sue SA said...

Had lots of visitors (unplanned but much loved) which interrupted sewing, but back on track today. Glad you are having some fun getting some ladies dressed! Nice way to use all your bits of lace etc for display, rather then leaving in a draw. Pleased you have tamed the bookwork!