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Linda White
Interests: Patchwork & Sewing, Gardening and Cooking.
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While the old saying that "all good things must come to an end" certainly applies to some of our vegetables in the garden, new ones are finally coming to the peak of their production. Last night I picked, podded and... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
I started this club/class many years ago and over that time it has proved to be very popular with many of the ladies coming back year after year. Participants make a small project in each class during the 2 1/2... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I fell in love with this fabric the first time I saw it.......it was included in a range of fabrics called 'Curio' by Basic Grey. Over the years I have added a few bolts here and there but it is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Moda recently celebrated 40 years in the fabric business, and to commemorate this milestone they have released a very special fabric. The selvedge looking print list many of the different Moda designers throughout the years as well as some of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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A new delivery is always exciting and everyone in always very keen to see what's inside the plastic. I've had a little helper in the shop with me for a day, but after the Miss Georgia had gone I decided... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Today was the first gathering of my our Farmers Wife Stitch Along Group. I have set the dates for the whole year and hopefully we will see some good progress towards making our own versions of this beautiful quilt. Anne... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I know I know.....it's barely a month since we were all drinking and eating too much and having fun with family and friends around the Christmas tree, but these things have to be done early otherwise we miss out. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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From little things I am hoping that big things grow. The plants took a little while to get going and I thought that I might have been wasting my time but all of a sudden they took off....clinging to everything... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Yes I am angry......angry enough to swear on facebook but not my blog as my Mum reads this and I don't swear in front of my Mum. Most of my regular followers will know that we grow apples. We have... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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This year we decided to plant all of our peas at the same time.....no staggered plantings for a continuous crop......3 rows all at once. After last years' messy row of peas, Russell erected some trellis for this years' plants to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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A couple of weeks ago while I was having a little shuffle around in the shop I noticed that I am getting quite low in some of my small kits that I have available. Anyone that visits my shop will... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Last weekend I decided that enough was enough! I had boxes and tubs of off cuts and scraps.......left over from making shop samples including Block of the Months........left over from making up kits for Material Girls Clubs, Christmas Clubs, Shop,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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We have only just had Christmas and still haven't cleared the credit card and here we are talking about a new Christmas Book! Gail Pan has been very busy designing and stitching 8 new Christmas projects for her latest booklet... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It has been almost 2 months since I last blogged about our vegetable garden so I have decided that it's time for an update and to show you all how it has been growing. Remember our experiment with growing the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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On Monday Russell and I headed off to Mildura for a couple of days. I was 'quietly' happy that the weather forecast for Northern Victoria was only about 30 degrees instead of about 45 which it often is at this... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Well where did that year go? It only seems like a few months ago that we were welcoming in the 2015 year. It certainly has been a year jammed full of stuff.......all sorts of stuff. From the highs to the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
to say that I will be closed tomorrow (Thursday 31st December) and will reopen on Friday 1st January at 11am for normal trading. Apologies for the extra day off......something has come up. See you all next year! Linda :) Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The Shop will be closed on Thursday 24th, Friday 25th, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th December. I will be open again on Thursday 31st December for normal trading. I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have been having lots of fun over the last week........stitching up my sample of the beautiful new 'Teacups and Butterflies' Block of the Month Quilt by Leanne Knell from Petals & Patches. I started last Saturday on Block number... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I just wanted to pop by and let you all know that I will be closing the shop early today as I have to go to Melbourne. I will be closing up at 2pm instead of 4pm......but it is only... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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After a very hectic and busy Christmas Sale week and weekend, I hit a wall on Monday. I didn't feel like doing anything.......I think that I was just tired. So for the past few days I have poked around......tidying up,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Yes it's that time of the year again..........my Annual Christmas Sale. This will be my 9th Christmas Sale since I opened in 2007 and I must admit I really do love it! The tree is up, the carols are playing,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I decided this morning that today was going to be the day. The day that I would drag out the big green bag, lug it downstairs and start the unenviable task of assembling it.......It being the Christmas Tree! All was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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These must be the easiest and most forgiving quilts to make........Shaggy Quilts; Rag Quilts; Shaggy Raggy Quilts......whatever you call them they are easy! Last week I made up 2 new versions in some of the lovely flannels that are currently... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Yes I too have the book and have never quite got around to starting my quilt. I pull it out every now and then.....flick through the pages and then pop it back safe and sound in the bookcase. After mentioning... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork