Monday, July 27, 2015


My gifts came from Kim, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, the gifts Kim made and sent to,  I was very spoilt.

I received this lovely fabric basket.

This is a wall hanging quilt, look at all of that wonderful embroidery.

This is also a wall quilt, bigger than the one above, as you can see by the floor tiles. I love all the embroidery, the colours - my favourite colour being red of course.

It didn't take me long to fill the fabric basket with fat quarters and other goodies.

My partner Pat doesn't have a BLOG, this is what I sent to her.

I made this snowman fabric heart Christmas tree ornament.

I made this table placemat with felt and embroidery.

I really enjoyed making and piecing together this placemat.

I also sent pat a few extra goodies, this great Christmas oven mit.

Some floating candles

And also a fat quarter.

Thank you Cheryll for organising this wonderful swap, it was so much fun.  Looking forward to
Christmas in July 2016.....


Thursday, July 23, 2015


Only two more sleeps and I can open my Christmas in July pressies, so excited.
In the meantime I have some fabric photos to share, I purchased these fabrics last month from Spotlight, they had a HUGE fabric clearance and had most of their craft fabrics reduced and then take another 50% off the reduced price, I purchased all of these fabrics for $85.
These first two fabrics cost only $2/metre and they are great quality fabric, originally $19.99/metre, I purchased 5 metres of each.

All these remaining fabrics were $4 and $5/metre, I purchased a couple of metres of each.

I just love this bright happy fabric.

This is a backing fabric but sadly there was just under 2 metres left on the roll, it was $5/metre, so cheap, I would have loved to be able to have purchased several metres to use on the backs of the quilts I make for Aussie Hero Quilts.

This was a great find at $4/metre which I'll be using in a stitchery project I am currently doing.

Are you participating in the Christmas in July swap ? Oh, did I mention only two sleeps till opening the pressies, WOOHOO !!!


Wednesday, July 15, 2015


Pressies wrapped to send to my recipient in the Christmas in July 2015 swap, I posted the parcel on the morning of Monday 13th July.

This is my parcel received on Monday afternoon.

I opened the envelope and my gifts are sitting on the table in my craft room.

10 more sleeps till I can open these goodies, so excited and looking forward to it. I love the wrapping paper which is in my favourite colour of red.


Thursday, July 9, 2015


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