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Are you in The Fussy Cutters Club?

if you’d like to win a book, read through to the end.

A couple of years ago a lovely creative friend decided to write a book. Yay, Go Angie! The process was interesting watch from the sidelines and I leaned a lot, and I have a newfound appreciation for all that goes into writing a book, let alone a quilting/craft book.

The projects, the planning, the words, the long days (or nights) writing paragraphs of information that all make up the most excellent resource that is now available.  You should see the pages of great info Angie has included for you all. It’s like she dumped her brain into this book.

I was excited!

So when some of the projects in Angie’s book were in construction phase and I was asked to quilt them, this was a little scary and exciting all at the same time. This is going into a book, that’s being published!!! and lots of people will see…  It better be good, (my quilting that is). However the beauty of the projects are that the quilting is really a backup accessory to the fantastic fabric choices and designs that show them off.

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It was HARD, really hard during the quilting phase, as I could not share any pictures on social media, I had to keep all the lovely pictures and details off the internet, they were going in a BOOK!  Can you tell I’m pretty excited that this book is here?! (more…)

A story of planning, frustration and good friends. When you sew, you collect fabric and can always see the usefulness of that bit of fabric that’s left over from a project.  When you sew, people who know this give your their leftover fabric as well.  When you sew, you buy fabric because it looks sooo […]

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Australian’s all let us rejoice For we are young and free… How many of you know the second verse to our national anthem, or even that it actually has 4 verses? I am really pleased that my kids’ school sings the first 2 verses each assembly.  The younger grades learn it quite fast.  I think […]

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Pieced and bound By Angie Wilson, quilted by Raylee Bielenberg A short time ago Angie mentioned to me that she was making a small wall hanging using some fabric from the Oakshott Lipari range. I was really pleased to be asked to be involved and quilt this for Angie and she asked me to make […]

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Checking back to my blog today I was shocked to see that despite my last post I did not get myself into a habit and show you things regularly, it’s actually been longer than before. In the past year my husband has gone on long service leave from the Defence Force, I have taken on […]

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