Tuesday, December 15, 2015


Our lives have been crazy busy but I can't believe it's been this long between posts.  I spend a lot of time traveling with Lachie, most of the time up and back to Adelaide in one day (9 1/2 hour round trip) as he is in the State training side for under 15 cricket.  I have to say it's exhausting but very rewarding to see how far he can go.

On the craft front I have tried a few new things, finished a few older things and just generally not really getting a lot achieved.  I hit a major low and was even considering selling all my craft supplies, that of course did not last long but it did make me take a look at my priorities and what I really love doing when it comes to making stuff.  I tossed up going back to markets but the reality is I don't have the time and my weekends are busy enough as it is.

So here we are, not far from Christmas and I of course pick this time to make a few goodies.

I was doing the dishes last night, we had a lot, and I ran out of room yet again so decided that after work today I would make up a dish draining mat for those extras.

Using a hand towel and fabrics from my stash, I came up with this mat.  When doing tonight's dishes I had a smile on my face seeing my pretty fabrics next to me on the bench, what a great way to do dishes.

Over the last few months I've spent some time really finding what makes me truly happy when it comes to my crafty pursuits.  I love to make things and I love that others love the things I make so I've narrowed what I want to do (watch this space), as my main problem aside from time management is that I want to do so many things.

I do hope there are still some people around reading my blog, I feel a giveaway happening very soon as a thank you for sticking around.



  1. Yay I'm so glad your back. Look forward to reading lots more as I can so relate. My kids are all grown but I have this chokka block sewing room & so many ideas. I sew for our local Cottage Industries shop and get a real buzz when I sell something. Cheers Bobbie

    1. thanks Bobbie, I too get a buzz when something sells, it makes me smile when someone really likes my work.

  2. Hi Sue, great to see a post from you and to hear that Lachie is doing so well with the cricket.

  3. great to see you back Suejoy x


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