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Linda White
Interests: Patchwork & Sewing, Gardening and Cooking.
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is the newest addition to the expanding of range of fabrics at the shop. I have made up some fat 1/4 bundles in these gorgeous tin buckets......16 fat quarters for $88. I have Jelly Rolls, Layer Cakes, Charm Packs, as... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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has arrived a little ahead of schedule and caught me on the hop last week. I had to do a quick rearrange and it is now on the shelves and ready for your projects. Check out these beautiful blues and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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There always seems to be new fabric arriving in the shop.....I guess that's because I keep ordering it! With quite a bit coming in over the next 6 months I thought that I would fill this post with fabric goodness.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
I was going to send this out to everyone on my email database but unfortunately we have used all of our internet for the month and as a result Mail Chimp is sooooo slow to load that I gave up... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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You might have seen my sneaky peek of my new Wise Words Block of the Month a couple of days ago. Well I have finally finished the piecing of the top and have decided not to wait until it is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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A fortnight ago we headed to Melbourne to help Emma and Ryan move into their new home. While we were in Melbourne Emma took us on our first ever visit to Ikea. Wow! I could certainly spend a lot of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I am working on a new Block of the Month (with a twist). I am just working on the final block and then the border will go on......but there is a twist........details will be released soon. Linda :) Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Out for dinner last night and I was talking to a male friend..... Him: "So you did really well with your rug". Me: "It's a quilt not a rug!" Will they ever learn! Linda :) Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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to family, friends, customers, and strangers for their texts, cards and messages of congratulations on my recent success at the Victorian Quilters Quilt Showcase in Melbourne. I still can't believe it has happened to me. There are a few extra... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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is the newest range to hit the shelves at the shop. It arrived last week while I was in Melbourne and I have finally uploaded it all on my online shop. I have also cut up the complete range into... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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For the last ten weeks we have had an extra boarder at the farm. We first met him back in early December when Hannah bought him out to meet us when he was a cute little puppy. So when Hannah... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
Since I didn't get to spend very much time at the Melbourne Craft and Quilt Show on Thursday I have decided to close the shop tomorrow (Sunday) and head back down to Melbourne for a 'ME' day. I am looking... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Well where do I start. When I made Prudence I never dreamt the journey she would take me on. When I finished Elenor Jean, I was relieved that I had finished 2.5 years of stitching and that I had made... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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With the end of the 'year' fast approaching it is time for me to have my Annual Stocktake Sale. Here are the details: Gum Valley Patchwork Stocktake Sale 20% off all stock (Excludes BOM, CGT Thread Club and Laybys) Thurs... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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We have spent the last 952 days together. We have travelled on planes, trains and buses.....and in a car, ute and even on the farm bike. We have visited Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.....even Las Vegas, Niagara Falls, Grand Canyon and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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They have been very popular and my new shipment arrived yesterday.......yes more Tape Measure Bangles. I now have 8 colours in the 3/4" wide ones....... And 7 colours in the 1/2" narrower bangles........ They are available for purchase online.......3/4" wide... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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be back soon........Linda :) Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The 'invention' of iron on transfers for stitchery projects has certainly made it easier to get those designs onto your fabric ready for the fun part of stitching. There are quite a few patterns available which contain the transfers along... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It was a real thrill at Quilt Market to see Gail once again. Yes I know that she is an Aussie and is well known to us all. She was one of my tutors at my first 2 Stitch in... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Now that I have had time to get back into the swing of things at home, it is time to get back into blogging. While I was away the new range from Laundry Basket Quilts - 'Jelly Bean' - arrived... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
I touched down in Melbourne on Wednesday morning 10 minutes ahead of time....so instead of it being a 15 hour 50 minute flight it was 15 hours and 40 minutes.....woo hoo!!! I managed to get some sleep on the plane.....something... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
As I sit here waiting for my 11.30pm flight to Melbourne, I can't believe how quickly this 4 week adventure has gone. It doesn't seem that long ago that Hannah and I touched down in LA and started our wonderful... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Last night, after I did my blog post, Hannah and I decided to take the trolley car up the incline to the top of Mount Washington. The view from the top showed us Pittsburgh from a whole different vantage point.... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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After a rushed start to the day......I swear time speeds up when you are checking facebook!.....we made it to our morning Take & Teach Session just in time. Afterwards we headed back in to the main hall, with our map... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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While sleeping beauty snoozed in the other bed, I got ready for day 2 of Market. I was attending my first Take and Teach session for this Market. This is when you learn a new skill that you can take... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2014 at Gum Valley Patchwork