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Stitching for Christmas…

Over the past months I've shared quite a few snippets on Facebook and Instagram of my Christmassy works in progress. These secret projects were especially designed for the Fignberry Creations Stitching Soiree held on the 17th and 18th of this month. On both Saturday and Sunday, Lisa Cantlay of Fignberry Creations, Karen...
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A New Adventure

Bio pic Melissa Grant - One Day in MayTowards the end of 2010, a lovely friend introduced me to Helen Stubbings at the Australian Quilt Market. I was excited to discover that Helen developed and operates a pattern distribution business called Pattern Press, as I had...
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A Little Bee

About three years ago, I met a little bee. He was busy and content, flitting around the violets. For the Love of Violets - bee pocket closeup For the Love of Violets - bee pocket Not too long after, I was stitching Row...
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Eureka!

Up until recently, I had a good sized sewing and work space at one end of our living area. It was fenced with a large playpen, allowing me to work with 2 year old Hannah close by. (more…)...
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Spring Blush

Spring Blush - design detailQuite a while ago (this is me admitting to a long-lived UFO), I designed a table topper featuring scalloped borders. I came across some vintage linen online, that caught my eye. A sheer table cloth edged with yellow scalloped borders. Read more

“Doilies by Priscilla”

My love of vintage haberdashery and pattern publications is no secret. I've had a few happy discoveries online and in thrift stores, but this addition to my collection was discovered by Mum. Thanks Mum!! "Doilies by Priscilla- Coats & Clark's Book No. 122", was published by J. & P. Coats (Canada) Limited. I've searched cover to cover, but can't...
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Did you win? And a little eye candy…

Thank you so much! I feel so touched and encouraged in my designing after reading each of your comments on my giveaway. I really, truly wish I could send every one of you a Daisy Dance pattern. Two winners have been selected randomly. Drum roll please.... Read more

Let’s have a GIVEAWAY!

(Pattern giveaway details at the bottom of this post.) It feels great (like coming home kind of great) to have been more creatively productive recently. I love having a finished project and pattern in my hands, knowing the process it took to get to that moment. Usually I have a whole lot of projects underway at...
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Happy Easter!

Wishing you and your dear ones a safe and very Happy Easter...
filled with love, joy and just a hint of chocolate. Easter GreetingsRead more

Two new patterns for you!

(Warning! Long blog post ahead!)
For the first time in quite a while I have new patterns to release! I have to say I'm pretty excited to have these completed and ready. I hope you like them. The first is... ~ Heartfelt Trio ~
A trio of...

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