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posted by on Blackwork Embroidery

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Veronica came into Patch n Quilt when i was teaching there on Saturday to show Mary her blackwork embroidery.  So glad that Mary brought it into the classroom to show us.  The photos that I took did not do it justice. It is her own design that she has been working on for two years. […]

New Pattern Release

May
2014
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posted by on Melon Lime and Bitters, Miz Kelly, New Patterns

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I’ve just completed two new patterns: Melon, Lime and Bitters – This quilt is a really simple quilt with just one template – in two sizes.  But it looks oh….so…..sweet! Miz Kelly – Named after the famed “Mary Kelly”!  Another vase and flowers quilt – because I love them so much.  I chose a different […]

posted by on Clamshells, Patchwork Passion, Phillip Island

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My next quilt class was at Treehouse Textiles.  Now that is one beautiful shop.  I was a bit nervous driving there as my GPS kept on crashing so I was thankful that I’d left so early.  Once I got there though I was enchanted – it is set in a beautiful location with beautiful surroundings.  […]

posted by on Message in a bottle, SA Quilters

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Well…… we all have these lapses don’t we?  Where we are so sure that we will make regular blog posts and then life gets in the way.  I had a great excuse there for a while – my website was down for a couple of weeks. Anyway its been fixed but there are still a […]

posted by on Classes @ Treehouse Textiles

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I’m very excited to be running a workshop at Treehouse Textiles on Saturday 3 May.  We will be focusing on one block from MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE – a block that I had so much fun making. Message in a Bottle Here is a description from their website: “Irene is a Quilt Designer and passionate […]

posted by on AQC Melbourne 2014, Greenacres, Timeless

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I will be helping Lenora of Elm Grove at AQC on Friday, Saturday and Sunday – I hope my legs hold out!!  We are launching two of my new quilts – Greenacres and Timeless. so come visit and say hi – Stall No. 45

posted by on Bribbaree, Confetti, Eva Grace, Workshops

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Warning: This is a photo-filled post so grab a cuppa!! Last weekend I had the great pleasure of teaching in the tiny country town of Bribbaree in New South Wales.  You may remember that I went there earlier this year and while i was there I heard Anne West mention a quilt exhibition of Life […]

Tins………..

Oct
2013
24

posted by on Tins

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I LOVE tins – all sorts of tins……… small ones………large ones……..square….round……. but the tins that score the most points for me are the HINGED tins. I wait for the sales after Christmas where you can snag the BEST biscuits tins.  Of course the biscuits are usually stale but who cares – I’m not buying them […]

posted by on Greenacres, Melon Lime and Bitters, Patckwork on Parker

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As usually I’ve been busy busy busy – both with meditation and quilting.  I spent the weekend of 12-13 October facilitating a meditation weekend at Clandulla.  Where’s that you say?  Well, I wish I’d asked more questions on where it actually was to prepare myself for the travel.  I thought it was in the Blue […]

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I’ve just got home from spending two days helping out at Quilts in the Barn.  And I am so glad that I did.  I got to hang out with some fabulous women and spent two nights laughing until my sides ached.  Got to hang out with Leonie (from The Quilted Crows), Margaret and Jennifer (my […]

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