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Time for a giveaway or two!

To celebrate the recent release of my 2 latest patterns, I'm hosting a giveaway!
One of my favourite things to do!! I have 2 of each new pattern to send out. You just never know, one may soon be on it's way to your place! The first pattern up for grabs is "Sweet Roses ~ Brooch...
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Thankful… Blocks 3 and 4

Today is set up day at Australian Quilt Market. Sleep was a bit elusive overnight, but we've risen to a beautiful morning here in the hills, and I think we're ready. Are you ready to see the next two blocks of my new Block of the Month?
In case you missed it... you can see...
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Let’s begin the big reveal… or… “Thankful”

This Saturday, designers and distributors from across Australia come together in Melbourne for Australian Quilt Market. It's quite exciting to be attending this year with Pattern Press... it will be my first AQM as one of their designers. It's a wonderful event, where patchwork stores are able to see everything that is...
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Just as I imagined…

Today I completed another small part of an upcoming One Day In May design...
For months I have dreamed of applique "faux doilies". I have designed three, and have just finished stitching the first. It's come up just as I had imagined. Doily One Day In May 1 Read more

One year on…

Well, it has been a year since I first began dreaming of a new pattern range and indeed a new creative adventure!
One Day In May has taken me on a wonderful journey over the past 12 months... 
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A posy of roses and a lily or two…

This week has seen the arrival of Spring... There have been roses...
I've picked up the pace on a project I began earlier in the year.
Most of today has been filled with the sketching of small stitchery designs, then stitching them, "unstitching them", resketching and...
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Deck the Halls ~ a table runner featuring 3-dimensional holly…

It's time... I can finally show you what I've been working on! I've had this idea for a while now... 3D fabric holly!
A few years ago, I made a holly garland with paper, beads and gold thread as a Christmas decoration. It's looking a little tattered these days, but the idea has stuck and I...
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My newest design revealed!

There have been some good guesses at what I've been working on...
The closest one was Jenny, who thought it might have been a storage ottoman.  So close Jenny! : )

"Birds Of The Meadow" is the newest pattern from One Day In May. Featuring a combination of applique birds with dimensional wings and...

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