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Santa’s Christmas Cheer Wall Hanging

Santa’s Christmas Cheer Wall Hanging

Christmas is just around the corner and the delightful, Santa’s Christmas Cheer Wall Hanging is perfect for a last-minute project. Although the pattern is for a wall hanging, it could also make a fun cushion and would fit an 18-inch (45 cm) cushion insert. Applique […]

Perfect Quilts

Perfect Quilts

Perfect quilts can be glorious, beautiful, resplendent and breathtaking. However, perfect quilts aren’t always what they seem to be. You may be surprised to know that all quilts can have imperfections, and at some stage, most quilts have given the quilt maker a certain amount […]

Jungle Bums Quilt

Jungle Bums Quilt

Our delightful Jungle Bums Quilt is the happiest quilt ever. Plump bottoms and cute faces make each one a joy to make.  We promise you won’t be able to make the Jungle Bums without giggling. These quirky Jungle Bums are blanket stitched by hand using fusible webbing applique. […]

The Attention Seekers of the Fabric World

The Attention Seekers of the Fabric World

Shadowplay Quilt Until now, in all the years I have been quilting, I can count on one hand how many solid (plain) fabrics I’ve used in a quilt. In fact, I can count on two fingers. My fear of using solids began soon after I made my first […]

The Best way to get Things Done is Simply to Begin

The Best way to get Things Done is Simply to Begin

At the end of every year many of us curse ourselves for leaving things to the very last minute. We then spend our days furiously sewing instead of taking our time to enjoy our projects. Well, I declare this year will be different (yes, yes, I know I say that every […]

Blessings and Joy

Blessings and Joy

This time of year is about sharing with friends and loved ones. It is also a time of reflection and a time to give thanks for the blessings that come our way. For me, and for many people around me, this year certainly has had it’s […]

Feeling Groovy

Feeling Groovy

For those of us who can remember, the late 1960’s was a time of massive change and excitement. The revolution was in progress and we were Feeling Groovy. There was no capacity for bland in music, fashion or the people. The hippy movement flourished and flower […]

Coconut Ice

Coconut Ice

For many decades, coconut ice has been a sweet treat that could always be found at school fetes, cake stalls and markets. In family kitchens across Australia, batches of this pink and white confection have been made many times. Not only is it quick and easy to make, inexpensive […]

Pom Pom Phone Poppers

Pom Pom Phone Poppers

Pom Pom Phone Poppers are pretty little bags that are a fun way to carry your mobile phone. Let’s face it, we’ve all had times when we’ve needed our phone on hand but didn’t have a pocket, so we’ve missed calls because the phone was […]

Fat Quarter Cupcakes are Guilt Free!

Fat Quarter Cupcakes are Guilt Free!

How sweet are these cupcakes? They take only minutes to make and are the perfect gift for a quilting friend. You need a fat quarter of fabric, a cupcake case and a little flag or topper. Boxes of cupcake cases and toppers are available from supermarkets and discount […]


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