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Linda White
Interests: Patchwork & Sewing, Gardening and Cooking.
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'Outback Wife' is the debut collection of Cathi Bessell-Browne, the hands and heart behind Gertrude Made. I have followed Cathi on Instagram for quite a while and have oohed and aahed at her beautiful dresses that she creates from vintage... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The recent delivery of the "Promise of Spring" fabric range inspired me to make up a cute little Easter Bucket using some the pretty Easter egg fabric. This kit comes complete with all of the fabric, bag batting, buckram and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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For the past 12 months Michelle has been running her card making class in the classroom at the shop. Every month the ladies meet up and make 3 or 4 beautiful cards to take home and use. Every month I... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I didn't realise that it has been so long since I posted on my blog. I was going to do a post last week prior to the Southern Right Quilt Show but with all of the packing and last minute... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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After the heatwave of a day that we experienced on Saturday, warm snuggly raggy quilts would be the furthest of things on your mind, but wishing the weather was cold enough to use one wasn't. The weather has cooled off... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2017 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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No I am not going crazy. Yes I know that it is Summer......although the weather doesn't say so. The Promise of Spring is another of the new fabric ranges that arrived in the shop just before Christmas. It is by... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Just before Christmas I had a special delivery.......it was the beautiful new 'Bumblebee' fabric from Tilda. Due to strict guidelines the worldwide release of the fabric wasn't until the 1st January and I wasn't able to display it or sell... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I know that I say this every December but where on earth did the last 12 months go! It seems to have passed us by quicker than ever which I am not quite sure that I like that much.....especially when... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I wasn't expecting this fabric until January, so I got a nice surprise when the delivery man dropped it in last Friday. It is called 'Hipster on the Go' and is by Deborah Edwards at Northcott Fabrics. I particularly like... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
I know that they come around every year and usually I am pretty up beat about them, but this year I must admit that I was sad.....it was my first birthday without Mum. It felt different....just not the same, but... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have really been on a roll lately, making up quite a few new quilt samples for the shop.....and I've still got more to do.....with lots of shows and events scheduled for next year I am trying to be prepared!... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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This is not something that we are ever likely to see here at Cooriemungle.....the closest we get to snow is sometimes seeing it off in the distance in the Otways! But this week I have had snowballs at the shop.......not... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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My poor garden hasn't had a good mulch for about 5 years.....and it is desperately needing it. So when this arrived at 9am on Saturday morning I was very very excited indeed......a truck load of lovely mulch for my garden......the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
The Shop will be closing at 3pm this afternoon, instead of the usual 4pm finish. But the shop will be open again tomorrow (Sunday) from 11am to 4pm for all of your stitching needs. As an extra special treat over... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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So here I am with the last Throw Back Thursday blog post and photo. The pressure was on to pick a good photo seeing that it is the last one. I couldn't decide between the one of us all at... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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As I mentioned last week I have been spending quite a bit of time in the garden lately. It feels good to see some progress as the piles of weeds get bigger and the plants look a little less crowded... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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After blogging my heart out for the last fortnight I took a couple of days off to concentrate on getting a few things done. I have had a 'monkey on my back' since July when I took on a Treasurer's... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It's been a great start to my Annual Christmas Sale. Although Wednesday night was a little quieter than previous years, yesterday made up for it as the constant stream of ladies through the door kept me busy all day. I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Back in September when we were packing up and clearing out Mum's house for her, we came across many many treasures. We often wondered why Mum kept them......but they obviously meant something to her. Mum kept a lot of stuff......she... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It's that time of the year again when I have my Annual Christmas Sale. It starts with a special opening tonight from 5pm to 8pm. Last year I had Russell cooking a BBQ that we all enjoyed but unfortunately he... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have been aching in places I forgot that I had.....not because I am ill but because I have been gardening. Although I still have so much more to do, it is starting to look nice.....especially when the lawns are... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have had the lovely Midnight Clear Christmas fabric in the shop for a few months now and on Saturday I decided that it was time to make up a new Christmas table runner from it. The pattern is quite... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Well I have finally finished my sample of the beautiful Portage Lake Block of the Month quilt by Minick & Simpson. I first saw the quilt at Spring market in Salt lake City and knew that I wanted needed to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have been spending a little lot of time updating my online shop recently.....making sure that out of stock products are removed; new ones are added; events calendar updated; slide show changed, and a new blurb on the front page.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Isn't this a fantastic name for a quilt! It's the newest, hot off the sewing machine, block of the month quilt from the lovely Anni Downs from Hatched and Patched and I am excited to say that I will be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork