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Linda White
Interests: Patchwork & Sewing, Gardening and Cooking.
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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 3 days ago 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 4 days ago 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 4 days ago 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 7 days ago 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
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Sometimes a pattern just jumps out and grabs you. This has happened a few times to me and sometimes it's the pattern that sells the fabric to me. One of these is the 'Over and Down Under' pattern. As soon... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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As I am sitting here typing this blog post the rain and hail is pinging against the corrugated iron walls of our home......it can get quite noisy at times. Earlier in the week I took advantage of a few fine... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Back in April I blogged about stocking the full range of the beautiful Cosmo threads.....both plain and the newly arrived Cosmo Seasons (5000; 8000; & 9000 series). A lot of my customers love these threads and that is why I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The car park has been very busy with delivery trucks coming and going this week. There have been threads, fabric and kits arriving and I thought that today I would show you a new fabric book panel that is new... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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While I should have been inside putting the shop back together after being away at Craft Alive, the last two sunny days have drawn me outside and into the garden. I have had a new strawberry patch on the drawing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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When I attend Quilt Shows and events I always like to make sure that I have some new projects to take along with me. Although I was battling a cold since the Friendship Frolic, I managed to make up not... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Well the Craft Alive event in Mount Gambier was a great success with lots of eager crafting people heading to the inaugural event. I had a great time and although the motel I stayed in was very budget (at least... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It's time to pack up and hit the road again. This time I am taking the shop to the brand new Craft Alive event in Mt Gambier. The shop will remain open while I am away, in the very capable... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The Friendship Frolic is over for another year, and I know that both Lenora and I have had a great time putting this event on for you all this year. Can you believe that it has been four years since... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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With Day 4 over, we only have one more day to go for the 2018 Friendship Frolic. If you haven't joined in yet there is still a chance to visit Lenora at Elm Grove Patchwork and little old me at... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It's been a long day and now that the shop is back in order (and ready for tomorrow), I finally have the chance to sit down and pop the feet up. Our Friendship Frolic kicked off this morning at 10.30am... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I know that I should be focused on our Friendship Frolic, but I am so excited about this new event at Gum Valley Patchwork that I couldn't wait any longer to release the details. About 12 months ago I started... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It's almost that time of the year again when Lenora and I join forces for our annual Friendship Frolic event. Lenora gave a great insight to what our Friendship Frolic is all about in her blog post a couple of... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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This time last year I took the plunge and decided to take some drastic pruning action on my two standard Lilli Pillies. Over the years they had grown and grown, and even though I had pruned them each year they... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Well maybe it's not old old, but in my garden it is old. I was given a tiny oak tree in a pot about 14 years ago by the son of a friend. He had grown it from an acorn... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork