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February 24, 2021
Implementing the Scrap Saver System from Podunk Pretties

 Well I've pulled out and dusted off the die cutter and decided to jump on board the scrap saver system.  What's the point of having all those scraps if you don't use them.  And what's the point of having a die cutter if you don't use it.  So lets do this!  Woohoo!  I'm super excited to get this journey started.  I'll be using the Bonnie Hunter scrap system.   As we all know she is the Scrap Queen.  So we might as well follower her lead.


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February 23, 2021
SHOW YOUR STRIPES BLOG HOP from That's Sew Kerry

 Stripy String Quilt




A little while ago Carla from Creatin in the Sticks put a call out to those of us that love stripes - any size any way, striped fabric, striped binding, strips of fabric to make stripes (here's where I come in) literally anything goes! 

There are so many fantastic bloggers taking part over the week(schedule at the bottom) and a whole host of different projects, ideas and inspirations that you can read about and try out - I hope you will join in and show me your stripes!




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February 18, 2021
A Box of Surprise and Some Playtime from Podunk Pretties

 Who doesn't love a surprise box of goodies?  I purchased this scrap box of fabric from Daisy Cottage Quilts.  I had no idea what would be in the box.  It was listed as a medium flat rate box of scraps, no fabric pictures were included, just a picture of the box.  But Sharon of Daisy Cottage Quilts plays in my color pallet so I was pretty sure I was going to receive some cute fabric scraps. 


And Sharon did not disappoint.   I was hoping for reds and yellows because they are the colors are use the most and are ...

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August 2, 2020
Divided Hearts Block one from Heirloom Quilting Co.










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January 30, 2020
Bigger and Better Quilted Placemats from Samelia's Mum

A couple of days ago, I mentioned some these placemats that I'd been working on. Well, they're all now bound (with my favourite black and white stripe fabric which I purchased at Spotlight a few years ago) finished and all ready to use at dinnertime starting tonight.



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January 22, 2020
Wednesday from Samelia's Mum

It's the last full week of the summer school holidays here so we're trying to make the most of it, even though the teen/tween aren't overly enthusiastic about all of my ideas for 'fun' activities.

We ventured into Darling Harbour (Sydney) and spent a few hours at the Wildlife Park and the Sydney Aquarium. It was quite a warm day, so this was a nice way to stay a little bit cooler. It seemed as though half of Sydney had the same idea as we did because both attractions were crowded.




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December 17, 2019
NEW IDEAS PLANNING FOR 2020 from Heirloom Quilting Co.

As 2019 winds down we are Working on new ideas for 2020 and as usual there is more than one going on! Two new quilt kits and a new free sew along that will start about January 17th and it's called "Cabin Fever" ., appropiate right?  Sign up for the newsletter and sew along with me!  I will post here on the journal as we sew along as well so everyone can post comments and ask questions.  Anyway it's our end of the year on- line inventory sale which begins December 26th-31st and you can just go to the ...

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