Tag Archives: Australia

QFO – Nearly Done and Binding lesson


After barely any sewing in the last year i am on a mission to finish projects to make room for other ones. Last month the beautiful hexagon quilt-for-others quilt was returned for binding. Today I’ve put the binding on the … Continue reading

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20130723 – What is BAWARAO???? Ha ha ha!


No pictures today. Just a nice story and your imagination… I realised last week that I am yet to tell the story of the name of this quilt so here goes. Unlike a number of other BAWARAO quilts, mine IS … Continue reading

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SS1 – June Scrap Swap Time? Black and White and Red All Over


I’ve decided scrap swapping is great. It’s like getting a little unexpected present in the mail that is full of surprises. So far – I have to thank J from YQQ as well as: C and R who’ve both sent … Continue reading

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PP4 – When is a Square not a Square?


Well I had a laugh at my own expense several times last weekend… I decided the previous week that the PP quilt was not ‘hug me’ quilt size that is, it wasn’t large enough to wrap yourself cozily warm inside … Continue reading

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Virtual Quilt Show – Evolution of Quilting at Mandelson’s, Goulburn NSW


Today you can take a relaxing virtual wander through the ‘Evolution of Quilting’ exhibition via the video I’ve just added. Evolution of Quilting was a great exhibition. In addition to having some truly awesome quilts, the early quilts also reassured … Continue reading

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SQ2 – Dianne Firth Break-throughs


I’d like to introduce you to the Special Quilters series I’ve recently started. These posts (marked with SQ in the title) share stories and inspirations from special quilters that I’ve encountered. The series started with Dianne Firth and How I … Continue reading

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SQ1 – Dianne Firth How I Quilt


Yesterday I had a lovely day, here’s why – I took a drive to Goulburn with some quilting friends to listen to a presentation from Dianne Firth entitled ‘Why I Quilt’. What luxury. I took so many notes that I … Continue reading

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