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What I'm up to...

For those of you who are a member of the BQL Yahoo group you'll be able to see the component parts of the February Bag Challenge. I've only recently got back into the habit of looking at this site so I completely missed the bag challenge. However Kandy has very kindly let me join, but I need to pull my finger out and get this completed. I think I've done most of the hard bits now and the rest 'looks' quite straightforward.
I also need to get ready this week for my class at The Bramble Patch on Saturday. If any of you are going to be there do let me know and I'm sure the rest of the class would be more than happy for you to have a look at what we're up to.
Had a worrying Friday evening as Flo disappeared. Neither of us had seen her all day. So I kept going out in the evening each hour - shaking the cat biscuit box outside - it was really cold. I knew I'd end up having to walk up and down the street shouting her at some point.
Well - when I did there was this very loud MEOWWWWWW from a garage over the road. Luckily there were in and I hope she's learnt her lesson now. She's too curious for her own good.
Have a good week.

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Like a mother that knows her child's cry...you know your kitty's cry. So glad you found her..I suspect she was very cold and scared..poor thing.
Like the bag...coming together very nicely!
Selina said…
The bag looks pretty. Glad you found Flo. I know how frantically worrying it is when you're looking for lost pets.

We unfortunately lost my sister's dog in the more permanent sense last week. She was struck down by a sudden, fatal virus. So we're making lots of fuss of my parents dogs at the mo.

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