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posted by on Applique Guild of Australia

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The Applique Guild of Australia are holding their first Applique Academy between 2-4 October 2015.  There will be five tutors including Julie Adamson, Michelle Hill, Margaret Mew, Chris Serong and myself.  We will all be offering some fabulous workshops over this weekend.  Bookings have now opened for non-members, so if you have been wanting to […]

posted by on Auntie Greens Garden, Aztec Rose Crea, Classes in The Netherlands and Norway, De Frottende Freule, Mosaics

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I left Nantes early Sunday morning to catch two flights to Amsterdam, arriving late afternoon.  Karen and her husband Henk were there to meet me.  Karen owns Aztec Rose Crea  and has been buying patterns from me for a long time.  First stop was dinner at a beautiful hotel – a smorgasbord ….with my favourite […]

posted by on Nantes France, Pour l'Amour du fil, Quiltmania

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Sylvia and I left Melbourne on Monday 20 April for the long, long, long flight over, stopping off at Singapore and Dubai.  On the way I swore that I would NEVER do this flight again…I would NEVER go to Europe again (how long do you think that lasted?)  It definitely was a very tiring flight.  […]

posted by on Focus on Applique, Quiltmania

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I’ve been back since last week and my feet still haven’t touched the ground.  This is not going to be a long post.  I have a gazillion photographs to go through and right now I’m sorting through them all.  Once I’ve done that – and hopefully it will be soon – I’ll start doing posts […]

posted by on Classes at Grenfell, Classes at Material Obsession, Classes in The Netherlands and Norway, Pour l'Amour du fil, Quiltmania, Uncategorized

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Well…. that’s what I’m calling it.  I know I’ve been AWOL for quite a while now but life gets in the way.  I have also been super-busy chasing my tail for the last couple of months.  In case you don’t know – and you would have to be living on another planet if you haven’t […]

posted by on Melon Lime and Bitters

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My random number generator: came up with the following 5 winners: Sue Pascoe – shpascoe@bigpond.com Sheila – soaten@icloud.com Kerrie Peacock – xu15000@bigpond.net.au Kelly – kelley@sunporchquilts.com Audrey Wilson – audreycw123@gmail.com and a special prize goes to: Barb Mellon – how could I not send you a pattern with that surname? So please send me an email with your addresses ladies and […]

A 2015 giveaway

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posted by on Giveway, Melon Lime and Bitters

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I have decided to have a giveaway to celebrate 2015 being a fantastic year for me. So…I will be giving away 5  Melon, Lime and Bitters patterns.  Please leave a comment for your chance to win.  Entries close on Saturday 17 January 2015. Good luck…

posted by on Nantes France, Quiltmania

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I’ve just completed my calendar for 2015.  Of course its early days so there may be further workshops added – so please check from time to time. If you’d like me to teach in your area – with a quilting group, a shop, your guild – please contact me. There’s one workshop that I haven’t […]

posted by on Mountain Creek Quilt Shop, Sweetwater, Thanksgiving, Visiting with friends in the USA

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I’m trying to squeeze in quite a lot here – so sit back with a cuppa – lots of photos….. From Houston I headed off to Sebastapol in California to spend time with friends.  I got to spend a couple of nights in their bungalow.  They were busy with renovations so I didn’t get to […]

posted by on Houston Quilt Festival

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Market moved very smoothly into Festival with the mood changing – market was quite “sedate” whereas festival was noisy with a buzz in the air and there was definitely a fabric frenzied feeling  with quilters arriving from around the world – sitting on the shuttle bus listening to all the different languages made me realise how […]

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