Mixing With The Stars !…..

……. it’s not me that’s been mixing with the stars, but my son’s girlfriend the lovely Beckie ( the talented girl who makes the delicious food for my courses at home ).

The television cameras arrived at the Upstairs Downstairs Cafe in Halifax where she works, to film for the next series of Last Tango in Halifax.

 

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As you can see, the Age UK shop opposite had been turned into a flower shop for the day !

Derek Jacobi and Rupert Graves …

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….. and a star-struck Beckie !!

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Whilst we’re on the subject of Beckie, just thought I’d show you the pressies I made for her birthday last week …

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…. macaroon inspired apron and bag, I think she liked them ! ….

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Another celebration last week was the 1st anniversary of the fabulous Fabbadashery !

Chrissy held a party in the shop for customers and friends, with lots of cake of course !!

I made a little applique picture for her as a birthday pressie.

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The course I ran at home this week was 3D Hooked and Prodded Flowers.

The following are pictures of some of the beautiful blooms which emerged from the fabric …

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So, back to The Fabbadashery again yesterday for another fun afternoon of  ‘Quilt As You Go’.

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…Helen trying to appear shy whilst wearing a T-shirt inviting someone to take her away !!

We had a couple of younger students too , which I always think is great – so important to pass on these skills. They  always come up with better work and ideas than the rest of us though ! – look at this beautiful little peggy-purse being proudly worn by the maker !

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I have come to the end of my current programme of courses I run from home and am wondering whether to do things a little differently this time.

I think I may produce a list of the various courses I can run and if people have a group of  3, 4, or 5 who would like to attend I will put the course on on a mutually convenient date ( Sundays included ).

As before, the full day courses will be £40 including morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and all materials used. The half day courses will be £20 including morning coffee and materials. Accompanied children half-price.

Get in touch if you are interested in attending !