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Linda White
Interests: Patchwork & Sewing, Gardening and Cooking.
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This time last week I was tearing around getting everything packed up for the Stitch in Spring, so I am enjoying a little slower pace today. But as it is Thursday once again that means yet another photo of me......just... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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This last weekend saw the 6th Stitch in Spring event for Gum Valley Patchwork. I remember all those years ago when I organised the first day......a total unknown to me, but words of encouragement and advice from my good friend... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The Shop will be closed Friday 16th, Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September due to the Stitch in Spring at Port Campbell. The Shop will reopen again on Thursday 22nd September. Apologies for any inconvenience. Linda :) Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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A couple of weeks ago I showed you the photo of the Goode kids with Mack the Corgi all dressed up. Well here is another photo of us all but this time with our grandparent's Brown Curly Retriever dog called... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I am often asked how I select the fabrics for the shop. I guess the easiest answer is that I pick the ones that I really like....that way it is easy for me to make and use the fabric in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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A few weeks ago I had a big delivery of fabric. I didn't realise that I hadn't blogged about it until Robyn rang and asked if I had it in stock. Yes I most definitely have the full range in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have been feeling less than 100% for the last 2 days and if I sit down I am likely to go to sleep. I don't get ill very often so I am hoping that I will be back to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Are you counting down the days until the Stitch in Spring? I know that I am.....but probably for different reasons to the ladies who will be attending! It is always a hectic time for me. I start off with good... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Welcome to the first day of September....the first day of Spring! Yay I do love Spring. Even though August disappeared so quickly, it was a big month for our family. It was a month of change, a month of mixed... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It's hard to think that our small Farmers Wife group has been meeting on a monthly basis since January. Although I have missed a few of the days and on others have been busy in the shop, I have managed... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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My Online Shop has recently undergone a revamp. Yes I know that it was only launched in July 2015.......I was very happy with it, but when changes to the company who built it for me happened, I needed to change.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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With under three weeks to go until this year's Stitch in Spring, everything is coming together nicely. I know that there will always be the last minute rush to get everything looking just right..... (Stitch in Spring 2015) The things... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Oh dear.....apologies for the slackness in my blogging this week. I had good intentions on Monday and Tuesday but I was possessed by the cleaning devil and ended up tidying up our living area at the shop. I must admit... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Today I am winding back the clock a long way....it looks like I was only about 6 months old. Ann and I are with Auntie Jeanie, our great great Aunt. For those who have read the story of my 'Elenor... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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There is an old saying that if you hold on to something long enough it will come back into fashion. While I am sure that there are plenty of fashions that we hope will never ever see the light of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Today's TBT photo was taken back in August 1981 at Ann's 21st birthday party. It was my first year of working in Melbourne and Russell and I had been going out for about 15 months........yes young and in love.......now we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It is always exciting when a new delivery of fabric arrives......I don't think that I will ever get sick of ripping open the boxes and revealing the lovely new fabric all wrapped in their plastic covers. Sometimes it's that long... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have again spent a wonderful day sorting through some things at my Mum's house. It is wonderful because it brings back so many happy memories......a lot of which I hope to share with you all over the coming weeks.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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With the Stitch in Spring only 6 weeks away (next month!!!), I am busy doing all of the 'behind the scenes' work that needs to be done to make the day extra special for everyone. I am still stitching my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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There is just a little hint of Spring in the air. The days are getting just a little bit longer, and the temperature is starting to rise......even if it is only marginally. This afternoon I was even able to get... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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My new delivery of hexagon papers from Paper Pieces in the US arrived yesterday morning. The stealthily quiet Sharon the mail person dropped them at my front door without me even realising. They are now unpacked, priced and ready for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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So here we are again at Thursday and throw back time. I came home from Mum's yesterday with even more photos but chose this one for today's post........I am really not sure where it was taken. But I do know... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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For a few years now I have offered a special discount for some local Quilt Group members. This has been nice but I have always been aware that most of my loyal and lovely customers are missing out. So after... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Wednesday must rate right up there as one of the best days in my quilting life. There have been many highlights.......'Elenor Jean' winning Best in Show and then Best in Australia, her subsequent trip to the US and her stay... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The past couple of months has been a difficult time for our family with lots of changes happening. Mum was ill and spent an extended amount of time in hospital (both Timboon and Warrnambool). We all realised that Mum wasn't... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork