Sunburnt Quilts

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Garden Maze Completed.

I had my Garden Maze top quilted by my lovely LAQ just prior to Christmas, but of course with all the excitement of the season it had to wait a little while to be completed. With all the good tennis in the evenings lately I have been hand stitching the binding and enjoying the matches. […]

Australia Day, 2012.

  Happy Australia Day. How about a day at the beach? AndĀ  BBQ?   Sit underĀ  one of these? (Photo credit : Paula McManus)     Have a wonderful Australia Day!


Summer is lovely with all the warm days and the many outdoor activities. The only downside is that not a lot of sewing is being done. I suppose there is always Winter to catch up. I was able to attend a one day class today for quilting with Zentangles. We spent the morning drawing on […]

Blue And White Triangles.

The blue and white HST quilt is quilted and bound. Simple and basic but perfect for this fabric. Straight line quilting was all that was needed. The binding was the same blue that was used in the small highlight around the centre. This flowering gum is just starting to blossom. The bees are loving it. […]

Four Seasons.

Anyone who lives in or near Melbourne knows exactly what I am talking about! We have the ability to have all four seasons easily within a day. And today is it! I look out the windows on one side of the house and it is beautiful blue sky and sunshine. Try the other side of […]

Planning Ahead Or Catching Up?

Once Christmas had come and gone I realised that most of the Christmas sewing I had done was for gifts. And all the Christmas projects I had wanted to make for our home were put aside. So, instead of leaving them until the end of this year, and probably putting them aside again, I thought […]

Welcome 2012.

A New Year awaits. How exciting! Happy New Year and best wishes for a wonderful 2012. Any new year resolutions … do as much as I can and enjoy every moment! Cheers.  


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