Monday, May 31, 2010

We Finally Met - Kak Diah and I


When I entered into this new world of crafting and sewing, I thought I would be alone .... (sob sob) but then Allah, always, has plans for us .. when HE shows you a path for you to take HE would always make sure there ll be somebody to walk along with you ... nothing is coincidence in this life .. we are all part of this big and large scale of plans .. every little things that we decide would open up many many other doors, and the thing is, not only our decision will open a new door for us, it will also lead up to many other doors and windows to be opened by others .. and when I opened my new door into the craft world, I saw Ayu and then Kak Diah ..... They are no stranger to me. Ayu met me for the first time when I was still wearing that dark blue pinafore and Kak Diah, when I was wearing a swim suit ....


Hahaha ... ya ya thats how we met. Well no, actually I think we first met during an aerobic session ! I followed another friend of mine to the class and she introduced me to Kak Diah .. in those tight elastic sexy aerobic suit .... (forgive me Kak Diah .. but you looked hot .. I mean you still are ) sweating all over. I tried a few sessions with the aerobic group .... but me with my two left feet .. i had no knack at all with dancing .. I failed miserably at it ...... I just gave up. But I somehow managed to still keep in touch with Kak Diah. Its all because of swimming. We love the water very much and from then on we always meet up at the swimming pool. She would always bring her son "Boy" with her and I got along very well with Boy. Boy was only ten at that time .....

We spent our times chatting and I learned a lot from Kak Diah how she manages to keep her marriage alive and full of romance and how she really takes good care of her two daughters and that athletic boy Boy !


After some time we just drifted apart .. i think not because of anything, its just that Kak Diah i think was spending more of her time in KL and I in Alor Star. But we did meet occasionally, and at one time I even went to her house in BK3 and the main reason, apart from paying her a visit ... was to play basketball with Boy ... hahaha....

Kak Diah was already showing me her quilts during those our time together but me being me, I just looked at them with blank expression ... I was busy with my gym, my roller blade (yeah I even went out roller blading with Boy) my swimming, ..... hmmm. But I did notice Kak Diah , that they (your quilts) were all lovely; even when I had no inclination towards them, I still have great eyes for beauty ... :-D

I found Kak Diah again when I stumbled her blog. To my surprise she is already a famous quilter ! Almost everybody I know in the quilt world know of Kak Diah.

Kak Diah indeed is an amazing lady. I know that some are so surprised to know that I can get along with her that well, athletically, especially with the age gap of about 15 years. She is now pestering me to go swimming again after seeing my bulgy hip and I think i better follow her suggestion. I have no qualms about swimming but please no aerobic anymore ... (sakit lutut) sometimes I feel older than her physically

Oh ya I went to her house last nite and managed to get some shot. She was in spaghetti strap so no photos of her (hahahahaha .. kidding (the spaghetti strap))







Isnt she amazing
silly me i forgot to take more like the cross stitch project
and more of her ribbons and many other quilts
hand sewn quilts!!!!!!!!
tikar mengkuang saja dia tak anyam lagi
next month kot


Ohh its so good to able to re connect again with you again Kak Diah after all these years and now it should be livelier since we can talk and chit chat while sewing ....


:-)



p/s: Kak Diah is coming over to my house next week insya Allah .. mati la nak kena sapu sawang lap tingkap mop lantai ...... dan kot ... hahaha


;-D








8 comments:

rosh said...

thats what we call "fate"... this world of crafts can really spice up our lives....

a.niza said...

may i scream here, please?
Berrrssssiiiiiiihhhhnyerrrrrr ..so organised and tiddddyyyyy her crafting corner...ni rumah K/Diah kan?....i'm so jeles la nih....huaaahh huaaah huaaaahh....

u know what, i even check out with K/Diah ...mana la tau kot2 dia sebaya dgn Ann...hehehehehe

IMAN said...

nanges tengok kain2 atas rak tu..yummy!

DiahRothman said...

Ann, how I wish you eliminate all your other hobbies, but this.....

Years to come.....I could see that we both, sit on a rocking chair, while chatting, our hands busy doing some stitching and once in awhile I insist/persuade that you thread a needle for me...... hu hu hu since I am much, much older then you are and with my poor eye sight...Doesn't that sound wonderful!

Anyway, Boy is coming up soon to challenge you, cycling!! Urggghhhh!

a.n.i.Q.u.e said...

Rosh: Yap ... life is full of surprises .. but as you say its not really a surprise when its fated ..

aniza: Kak Aniza bawa bertenang ... tarik nafas ... memang macam tu la Kak Diah punya sewing corner .. kemas tersusun .. everything is in box .. all the threads for this and this projects are separated ..

bilik keraf i pun keman mcm tu lah


(dengar tak Popo gelak kat belakang)

Susah nak percaya kan Kak Diah is so "young"

Iman: memang ... actually kain tu semua Kak Diah lipat terbalilk supaya tak lusuh warna ...

Kak Diah: actually mata ann ni yg dah rabun .. nak kena pakai spek tapi ketegaq tak mau pakai rasa mcm hero Ironman .... hahaha

Ohh si Boy nak challenge ya .. ok ok sat nak kena hantar basikal service dulu .. pastu nak kena buat push up 300 kali bagi dada bidang ...

:-D

My Life My Journey.. said...

Kemas n begitu tersusun ruang jahitan Kak Diah, tentu structured berseni orgnya...:)

MamaDaniel said...

tikar mengkuang... hahaha.. lawak la.. tgk2 esok kuar gmbar tikar kat blog kak dee.. jgn terperanjat.. haha.. tp mmg kagum la kak dee.. tahap tabik spring nih... :)

rimbun said...

I wish I can have that kind of organised n tidy room for my sewing project huhuh