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Linda White
Interests: Patchwork & Sewing, Gardening and Cooking.
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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 3 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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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 4 days ago 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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'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
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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
I am sorry that I have been absent from my blog for the last 11 days. I had good intentions but with everything that has been happening within our family it just kept getting put off. I even forgot about... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I love designing and making up little projects that are easy to make and not expensive to buy. I find that they are great to make up as gifts.......for birthdays, swaps, teachers gifts, presents, or just because. Here are just... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It's Thursday again and usually I really enjoy posting my TBT photos, but this week is a little different. On Monday we received the sad news that Russell's brother Ian was killed in a motor vehicle accident. It has understandably... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It is no secret that Lenora and I are friends......we met each other through our mutual friend Jodie some years ago and from that day on we have become great friends sharing lots of common interests and experiences. We are/were... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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All of the talents from the designers at Cotton + Steel have been combined to produce this great range of black and white prints. Twelve fabrics from 5 designers. I will let you all know when they arrive. Linda :) Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I know that I have blogged about this before.......the tradition in our household that every year I make a big batch of large Apple Pies. I make my own pastry....with the aid of my food processor. I peel and cut... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Every Thursday I spend time going through my pile of photos to pick one to feature in TBT. Sometimes I try and link them in with something that has happened or a time of the year, sometimes they are random... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Our veggie garden is very overgrown at the moment....the end of the season with only the carrots and parsnips left. The tomatoes have produced a great crop and I have made more than enough Tomato Sauce, Tomato Relish & Passata... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
There is some major secret women's happening here.......lots of thinking, planning, list making, and ideas. You will have to be patient but all will be revealed soon! Linda :) Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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the mouse just stitches the days and evenings away....... The first block of Christmas Blessings. I am making my sample up from the new 'Under the Mistletoe' fabrics from 3 Sisters (due in June). Kits will be available once the... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I often get asked what thread I use for my hexagons and hand applique.....the answer is Superior Bottom Line Thread. It is a 60wt lint-free filament polyester thread, and I find that it just disappears into my fabric and reduces... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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We have had some very horrid weather for the last 6 days.....strong winds, icy temperatures, quite a bit of rain, and in between the rain it drizzles! It is always hard to imagine warm hot days when you can't feel... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I really think that I will need to up my Christmas gift to Sharon our mail person this year. She is one in a million and very helpful when it comes to delivering all of my parcels....usually one or two... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have been waiting for such a long time for this parcel to be delivered to me. I ordered it way back on the 5th August last year after seeing that a friend in the UK had purchased one. I... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have just spent the last 15 minutes scrolling through the previous TBT posts to make sure that I am not re-sharing a photo. I think that I might have shown this one a few years ago on my blog... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork