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August 08, 2019



I read that book some time ago and found the premise quite wrong for that time; no-one would take it into their own head to defy a superior at the office and I agree with you about the language being wrong. One would 'telephone to' and at one point someone said 'abolutely' when meaning 'yes'. All in all the book irritated me for those reasons.

Your carpet is lovely!

Are you enjoying your Summer?


I forgot to say - I read Mary Corbet too; isn;t her work wonderful?


I love your rug! That turned out really nice. I used variegated thread for a miniature patchwork quilt once and it didn't work that well because the quilt squares were too small an area for the thread to change colors. What you've done is a great way to show the color variation.


Thanks, Emily! I don't know the statistics for DMC's variegated floss, but the Coloris's color changes "every 5 cm" make it very easy to get that "rag rug" effect! The slanted lines of this one give it a curiously modern look.


Oooh, I like that rug! I'm going to look into this thread for sure. :D

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