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Linda White
Interests: Patchwork & Sewing, Gardening and Cooking.
Recent Activity
I am excited to announce that Michelle Gristede, Stampin' Up Demonstrator will be holding some classes at Gum Valley Patchwork over the coming months. Michelle has been making cards for a number of years and has held successful Stamp Clubs... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Gum Valley Patchwork
It has been lovely to have Emma and Georgia home with us for a couple of days. Georgia is a placid baby and sleeps very well at night.......from 10.30pm until about 8am.....every mother's dream! She smiles and laughs a lot... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
I have been working hard over the last few months to get my new online shop/website up and running. It takes time to work out the style, display and layout, not to mention uploading all of the products on to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
It's great to be home again after a couple of weeks of Quilt Shows and living out of a suitcase. It's been a very busy and exhausting, yet enjoyable time. It's also great to be back into my own bed......I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
With only one day left until we pack up and head for home it's hard to believe that it will be all over for another year. There are months of planning and preparation work that go into organising all of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
We are currently attending our first Craft & Quilt Fair in Melbourne......two days down and two to go. It has been great catching up and chatting with lots of lovely ladies, with many walking away with kits and goodies in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
I have been away from home quite a bit in the last fortnight.....Adelaide and now Melbourne......and while it is nice eating out and and seeing the sights, I do miss the peace and quiet of living in the country (and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
I wish that it was possible to be in two places at the one time but alas it is not. So tonight as I sit in Adelaide the rest of my family are in Melbourne attending a very important Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
Well Day One is over and we have just returned from dinner so I thought that I would show you all what we have been up to. We arrived at the Showgrounds on Thursday morning and were able to drive... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
Today's TBT is a photo that was taken 7 years ago, when Russell and I went out for a day trip on his bike. We visited Post Campbell for lunch and then called in to Apostle Whey Cheese on the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
We planned to leave home this morning at 7am for our long drive to Adelaide for the Sewing, Stitching and Hand Craft Show this weekend.....and as amazing as it sounds we drove out the drive with a fully laden ute... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
Just dropped by to show you my latest 2 projects for the Adelaide and Melbourne Shows that I will be attending in the next fortnight. The first is my Mini Journal Cover. Yes they are 1/4" hexagons but you only... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
When I was growing up there were certain vegetables that I didn't like to eat......I always thought of them as old peoples vegetables.......swede, turnips and parsnips. I only ever put swede in soup, turnips were for the cows to eat,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
Yes I know.....I am a day late......true is I completely forgot about it until late last night. So let's go with a cute photo just so that you will all feel guilty if you complain or grumble about me being... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
It is just over a week until we head off to Adelaide for the Sewing, Stitching & Handcraft Show and my list of jobs to get done doesn't seem to be getting shorter at all. Instead of crossing things off... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
I am finding it difficult to remember which photos I have used in my TBT posts and which ones I haven't. I really should have kept them all in a file together or linked them in a category in my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
What started out as an idea between two friends to celebrate the friendship that has grown from the mutual love of quilting and all things fabric, turned out to be a fantastic 5 days of fun, friends, fabric and food.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
Last night Russell and I decided to go to the cinema to catch an early movie.....the things we can do now that we don't milk cows anymore! Afterwards we headed to a local Hotel for dinner. It wasn't packed, surprisingly... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
For today's TBT I thought that I would go way back....way way back. Here I am with my sister Ann.....not sure how old I am but probably about 8 months old. Don't forget that the Friendship Frolic continues until Sunday.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
I did say almost! I still have a long list of things that I need to do before Wednesday's launch of our very first Friendship Frolic but I am about to cross one off just by doing this blog post....yay!... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
Not sure where that week went to but here it is once again....Thursday......the start of my working week and TBT. Today I have decided to put up a baby photo of Lister......taken when he was a cute little puppy. He... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
I had grand plans that May was going to be my gardening month. The month that I put in a big effort into getting the garden whipped back into shape. Last year the roses never got a prune as we... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
In May I blogged about ordering a lovely range of Black & White fabrics from the 5 talented designers that make up Cotton + Steel. Well the good news is that it has arrived. The bad news is that one... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
'Happy Home' by Christine Graf is just one of 3 new fabric ranges that arrived last week. It is a fun range of fabric in happy colours......including orange, green and blue. This cute print would make great feature blocks or... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
For the past month my Mum hasn't been well. Last week she got got worse and, according to Mum, we (Cathryn & I) ganged up on her. Yes we took her back to the Doctors and yes they put her... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork