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  • Annie CAnnie C Member Posts: 728
    @Fraser

    Of course. I racked my brain and when I wrote it I thought it did not look correct.

    Ah well just mind numbing forgetfullness.

    I like the idea of "denarii".  "How many denarii for that pattern?" Has a lovely ring to it!



  • arpiearpie Mid North Coast, NSWMember Posts: 4,089
    I’ve got the machine @Sister but not the skill!  ;) 
  • AfraserAfraser MelbourneMember Posts: 3,152
    @Annie C

    Works on all sorts of things - I was a 10 Librae Pom!! 
  • jennyssjennyss Western NSWMember Posts: 912
    And I just fished out a Family Circle from December 1980. It has a good recipe for ice-cream pudding. Inside the front cover is an ad for Alpine cigarettes and on page three is an ad for Ford slimming tabs!!
  • Annie CAnnie C Member Posts: 728
    Hah! Light bulb moment.

    I have discovered the link for Breast Cancer - Family Circle  magazine.

    With its recipes, adverts for Alpine cigarettes and Ford Slimming Pills I am quite positive this must be the reason. 

    It's as good an answer as any - the medical mob don't have any!




  • Annie CAnnie C Member Posts: 728
    @Zoffiel

    Stunning. A creative challenge.

    Once I had a nipped in waist to wear an outfit as lovely as that. Just my kind of outfit. 

    I have a vision of a massive jarrah staircase in some upmarket country hotel, an outfit like that and me swanning down to the dining room.


    I was definitely born 200 years too early!




  • SisterSister Adelaide Hills, SAMember Posts: 4,688
    That outfit is gorgeous, @zoffiel You need to wear it just for the hell of it!  Wish I still had the waist for something like that.  My favourite work suits when I had a figure were contemporary takes on that sort of style.
  • arpiearpie Mid North Coast, NSWMember Posts: 4,089
    edited April 10
    Well done, @cranky_granny - I can never colour 'inside the lines'!  LOL. 

    Here are some activity packs that whilst mainly for Kids - also has an 'adult' pack halfway down ....... so share this one with your kids/grandkids!
    https://linktr.ee/Dashleydesignsnz?fbclid=IwAR2aZHvvmeTdeuWgMHNFa8X9Q93x89lnNcnOFz4PCMPzXacdJiaceD5f6Yo

    And adult Colouring Pages Here (as well as puzzles & all sorts of stuff):
    https://museprintables.com/c/




  • arpiearpie Mid North Coast, NSWMember Posts: 4,089
    edited April 10
    And check out these cunning Stitches - from repairing tears and holes, to an easy way to make jeans (that are too big for you) fit!!  (I will NEVER have THAT problem!  :( )

    I am not a sewing person at ALL - but I really enjoyed watching this!!

    If anyone can explain logically how that very first stitch works ..... I'd appreciate it!! It just looks like a stitch I used to do as a kid - was it 'chain stitch'?

    https://www.facebook.com/marktingteams/videos/500095777457452/
  • cranky_grannycranky_granny Penrith NSWMember Posts: 248
    Hi @arpie I checked them both out. 
    i am definitely going to use the repair idea for T shirt necks and a couple of dresses that i wont have to throw out now. 
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