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Yesterday’s Stitches

Hannah and I are spending a few days with family in Portland (Victoria, Australia) these school holidays. It’s so nice to be sharing some time together... and I’m already feeling a little sad about returning home. Mum seems to find the best of vintage treasures, and I thought you’d enjoy seeing 2 in particular. "Complete Needlecraft" by...
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Merry & Bright ~ this month’s Tilda Club

2017 has been a wonderful year, with some exciting invitations to design. It's so nice to be invited to create for a group of  stitchers, anticipating and imagining what you might come up with. The challenge, of course, is deciding on just 1 or 2 projects for a specific event or commission, especially with a limitless list...
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Christmassy Giveaway Winners!

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A big thank you to everyone for entering my pattern giveaway. It was such a joy to read your comments... and a real insight into what you enjoy creating. Next week,  I begin designing for upcoming stitching events and look forward to sharing...

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A Christmassy, One Day in May pattern giveaway!

2016 has been a year filled to the brim! There has been travelling and stitching days, classes and lots of new patterns... with dimensional daisies, gingerbread men and roses, vintage stitchery, swinging elves, a jewellery keep, needlework roll and more.

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Catching Up & Pattern News

I'm a blogger with good intentions... or in other words, "I'm so behind with intended blogging!" I haven't even shown you the patterns I released in April! And there's another that I released last week I want to share, but first things first. Please indulge me as I attempt to catch up.

Back in April,...

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“We wish you a…” – my project in this month’s Homespun

I was invited to contribute to this years' Christmas in July issue of Homespun Magazine, and couldn't resist.

I'm quite obsessed with vintage cards and postcards... especially Christmas postcards... and particularly those from the 1930's - 50's. Designing a stitchery project in the style of these cards has been on my "must do list" for ages, so I...

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Out and About…

The past couple of months have been super social... especially for a home body like myself. Late February, I spent a lovely weekend at the Rotary Quilt Exhibition (a part of The Knox Art Show) in Bayswater. The variety of work on display was wonderful. Equally wonderful was the chatting, stitching, sharing techniques and meeting other creative folk in...
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“Six Pattern Giveaway” Winners!

Thank you so much to everyone who took the time to enter my recent giveaway. It was really lovely to hear from each of you... I can't tell you how blessed I felt reading through your comments. I have six patterns ready to pop into the postbox, and have just finished drawing the winners... drum...
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Sew Tidy pattern release and a giveaway!

This week I'm sharing my latest design and having a "6 PATTERN GIVEAWAY".... one each of the latest One Day in May pattern releases. 3 new Christmas designs, a wall hanging, a table topper and a framed piece which offers an extra storage option for your sewing space. Details can be found at the...
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Recent Events…

Quilt-In-2015 This month I was lucky enough to attend two wonderful "creative events". The first was the annual Quilt In held by The Patchwork Tea House. Almost 200 people came together at the Warburton Golf Club to stitch for the day.... that's a lot of simultaneous stitches under one roof!...
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