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The "all the nice girls love a sailor" cardigan

I am wearing my white and blue nautical cardigan (and a skirt I made for UFO week 1) in the middle of Lincolnshire but this man is no landlubber, it's famous sailor Matthew Flinders (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthew_Flinders) who, amongst other things, was the first person to use the name Australia for the landmass we know as Australia today. He was born in the next village to mine in 1774. I like his hat very much. Plus, at his feet he has his beloved ship's cat, Trim. What a man!
As I have been ill this week and found it hard to do anything, let alone sew, being near my intrepid southern hemisphere sailor has made me think of a lovely Australian sewist who has been under the weather too recently - Amanda, I am still thinking of you xx hope to see you back on the good ship sewweekly soon

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Comment by Kat on July 29, 2011 at 3:48pm
The two of you are just so cute! And I'm totally loving that gorgeous old building behind you
Comment by Cathe on July 29, 2011 at 5:57pm
You two are so cute! So much fun and nice to meet Mr. Flinders and his cat Trim!
Comment by Judy Roberson on July 29, 2011 at 6:18pm

What a great picture.. but I have to tell you...your sail mate ,"minnie Me"  steals the show.. She

is adorable..

Love the outfit...love when All  challenges start to come together for a great outfit..yea.

Happy sewing.

Comment by Rachel Pinheiro on July 30, 2011 at 2:59am
Sending you loads of positive thinking to get better. Great outfit.
Comment by Katelyn on July 30, 2011 at 6:27am
Cute cardie-and I love the cat!
Comment by Rosy on July 30, 2011 at 2:07pm
Love this photo so much fun! The little girl is great greeting!
Comment by charlotte tilley on July 30, 2011 at 2:12pm
Thanks everyone, I feel heaps better, glad you like our photo! x
Comment by Jen on July 31, 2011 at 6:01am
sweet - the pair of you :-)
Comment by Kazz on August 1, 2011 at 4:37am
Too cute.

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