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Linda White
Interests: Patchwork & Sewing, Gardening and Cooking.
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It seems that my blogging lately has been a little bit of all or nothing. I don't blog for a while and then I annoy the crap out of you with a post every day or so, and then go... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Another beautiful and bright new fabric range from Tilda has arrived in the shop. It is unpacked and ready for a new display......which I will finish off tomorrow. I also have some of the pretty Tilda dots in stock. They... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Hands up if you are excited to see September arrive and glad to see the end of August? I for one have had an August that I would rather forget, and am quite happy to move on to a new... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It's getting to that time of the year again when my Christmas Club classes fire up. This series of classes is run similar to the popular Material Girls Club, but with Christmas themed projects to make and take home. At... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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With fine weather predicted for a couple of days, I took the opportunity today to get out and tackle a part of the garden that has tormented me for years. It is the large garden bed right slap bang in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It's an annual occurrence for me at this time of the year. I work on a production line of cutting, stitching, quilting, turning, and finishing off the handmade goodie bags for my Stitch in Spring event. Every year I try... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Forgive me followers for I have not blogged. It has been 17 days since my last post and to tell you the truth I don't really even feel like writing this post. Let me set the scene......I was just getting... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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As September is fast approaching, that means just one thing for me.......the Stitch in Spring is just around the corner and the next 6 weeks are going to fly by! There is lots to do so I may be a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Last week we spent three days in Melbourne moving some furniture around for Hannah. Those three days (and a dodgy crappy bed at a motel) took a toll on my back, and I must've torn/damaged some muscles. Thursday to Sunday... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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So when one Christmas range of fabric just isn't enough, what do you do? Order another one of course! 'Once upon a memory' is by Holly Taylor for Moda fabrics, and is quite different from previous Christmas ranges I have... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Christmas fabrics have been arriving thick and fast into the shop during recent times. The first to arrive was the whimsical 'Home for Christmas' by the lovely Anni Downs from Hatched & Patched. Anni was one of our guest tutors... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Every year I try and get to the Victorian Quilters Inc. Quilt Showcase in Melbourne. I think that over the years I have only missed going a couple of times. In the early days I would take Mum with me... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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After months of planning, weeks of frantic work and days of worrying that I wouldn't get everything done, the weekend finally arrived. We set up for my very first Christmas in July on Saturday with the help of Jodie, Emma... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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After putting the shop back together this morning, I headed outside this afternoon and mowed the lawns. Yes I really do love mowing the lawns. It gives me time to think about stuff, and at the end it makes me... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The shop will be closed on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July as we will be busy setting up and running our very first Christmas in July event. I am super excited and I am sure that everyone will have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Remember that long list of jobs I mentioned yesterday? Well earlier this week I had to add another task to it as I had forgotten that I had arranged to get my new roses delivered in early July......what was I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
With just a little more than a week before my very first Christmas in July event, it is an understatement to say that I am just a tad excited about it all. I have boxes and boxes of all things... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I am sorry that I promised to post yesterday but I had quite a full day of work, and by the time 9.30pm came around and I had knocked off for the night I didn't really feel like blogging. But... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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As many of you know I source different bag accessories (in bulk) for my shop. By doing this it allows me to keep the prices low and also enables me to make new projects and kit them up completely. That... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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This time last week we were all packed and ready for our Wednesday morning departure to Adelaide. We planned on leaving at 8am and drove out the drive at 8.05am so that wasn't too bad. With a few stops along... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The ute is packed and by this time tomorrow we will be in Adelaide all ready for set-up day on Thursday. This is the fourth year that Gum Valley Patchwork will be at the Sewing, Stitching and Handcraft Show in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I would like to thank everyone for the great response to my new Christmas in July event that will be held in just over 3 weeks time. For those lovely ladies who have already booked in, the payment is now... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The end of the financial year is fast approaching so I have decided to have a very special one day only flash sale. There will be 25% off bolted fabric on Saturday 30th June. It only applies to bolted fabric... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The first few months of the year have been very busy for me. In the lead up to AQC I promised myself that I would go away for a few days just to have a break and get away from... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
I have been a little bit preoccupied this last week and a bit. You see I have been working hard on getting my new quilt finished for the upcoming Victorian Quilters Quilt Showcase next month in Melbourne. A couple of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork