That means NEXT WEEK is almost here... which means my new machine is going to be here soon.
OMGosh I am so excited. I am already starting to make 'blanks' for the new stitches 'library'.
Don't know what I'm talking about? Let me explain.
When I get a new machine, I make what I call 'blank pages'... and then I sew each and every stitch that machine can do onto them.
It is very helpful when you want to know how the stitch will look on fabric.
And you can then adjust the size/length of the stitch to suit what you are doing. I have found it very handy to have them up on my wall.
ABOVE: I am now going to take them down and pass them on to the new owner of Lemony... I hope they find them helpful. I said yesterday I was going to pass on Lemony's pretty lemon cover too. OH, and the 25 bobbins that only fit a Husqvarna machine! No point keeping them.
I'm hoping Griffin is feeling better. He started vomiting last night after dinner, then continued into the small hours of the night. Luckily he made it to the bathroom, or was sick into a bucket in his bedroom... cos I can't cope with cleaning up vomit! Stew does it for me. Cos... well if I have to clean it up, I vomit too.
I wasn't feel too flash last night either. My tummy was rumbling something shocking. And I was rather scared to 'pass wind'.... !
Time will tell if I have caught the bug, I hope not!
AND I'm hoping LIKE HELL Brylee doesn't get it!
She NEVER EVER even tries to make it to the bathroom when she's sick. She just lies on her back and spews all over herself and her bed/bedding. It does my head in when she does that! She better not do it again or I will make her sleep in the bath.
Shit... that's a bloody good idea! It would serve her right too.
I'm not a very nice mother sometimes. But, can you imagine the mess she makes? Massive Ikkkk.
Fingers crossed she stays well. lol
FOR YOU KYM:
A classic kiwi favourite using Griffin's Malt biscuits
- 120g Butter
- 1 Packet (250g) of Griffin's Malt Biscuits - crushed
- 1/2 a tin (200g) of Sweetened Condensed Milk
- 1 Packet (190g) of Eskimo lollies or Fruit Puffs
- Dessicated Coconut
Oh and Kym, be careful, it's addictive as hell! We usually double the quantities, cos well... it goes fast.
Righty ho... off to do something productive... like make those blanks.
Griffin has been sick all night.
I have been sick all night.
Stew is feeling crappy too, but has gone to work.
I am going back to bed. Actually, scrap that, I'm going back to the bathroom.
Feeling very spoilt right now. Bex is looking after me. She's brought me water and diet coke. .. and turned on my tv so I can listen to music.
I am feeling much better as long as I keep still! My tummy keeps cramping, which hurts like hell. But at least the feeling of needing to throw up is gone, for now at least.
JEANIE: he used the camera on his phone.
FROGGY: The shop gave me a loaner machine. First time they have done that, so I can still sew.FROGGY... the loaner is the same as my old machine
I am only going to make the blank 'pages' with it. I will have to wait for the new machine before I can sew the stitches.
I'm happy to say Griffin is feeling quite a bit better. He's even had a few crackers.
Me? Still feel dreadful. Moving from a sitting or lying position makes me get waves of nausea and faint headed. Not nice.
So... a quiet evening. I am now up in the lounge with the land of the living. Hoping to watch Coronation Street... which means kicking Stew off the big telly, but we will see.
End of Day: well today didn't go how I expected for sure. I don't get sick very often thank goodness.