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Linda White
Interests: Patchwork & Sewing, Gardening and Cooking.
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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 yesterday 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 3 days ago 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 5 days ago 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
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I have been back in the sewing room stitching up a storm with the newest of the beautiful Tilda fabric called 'Sunkiss'. You might remember a couple of weekends ago I spent two days stitching up my version of the... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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After a rather slack blogging month in April, I am really hoping to pick up my game with my posts in May. Despite having a rather large work load in the shop, I decided early in the week that I... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Back in early March I received a lovely parcel in the mail from the team at Two Green Zebras. It was a gorgeous fat quarter bundle of the new 'Sunkiss' fabric by Tilda. My plan was to make up some... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Back in February I blogged about the Cosmo stranded threads that I have in stock. For many years I have had the full range of the plain stranded threads in stock...... and I have also had a select number of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Some days are just sad days. Days that you wish were different, but know you cannot change. Today marks ten years since Dad passed away. It is so hard to believe that it has been ten years since he was... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
Yes it’s back again for 2018 with a new lot of projects to make and enjoy. A chance to get away from it all for a few hours, different projects each month to keep or give away as gifts, everything... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I am pleased to say that my friend Gail Pan has offered to come along to my stand at AQC tomorrow morning (Thursday 5th) at 10.30am and sign copies of her new book 'Patchwork Loves Embroidery Too'. Gail will be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Russell: "That doesn't look very much" Me: Arrggggh! Closely followed by panic and packing heaps more......now I am hoping that I can fit it all in to the ute! If you are attending AQC in Melbourne this week, pop by... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Well Linda, back on the 29th January you blogged about how you had set a target for making a minimum of one new project a week in the lead up to AQC in April. How has that worked out for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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When I think about fat quarters I am reminded of the famous quote from the George Orwell novel 'Animal Farm'.........."All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others". I can see you all scratching your heads and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have just finished Day 2 at the Colac Quilt Show, and wow what a great two days it has been. I set up my stand on Friday morning and it's amazing how quickly you can set it up when... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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A couple of months ago I decided that no matter what happened I was going to attend the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. I hadn't been for about 15 years, well before the shop opened. I entered a competition... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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If you think that this title sounds familiar it might be that you already have a copy of Gail Pan's best selling book called 'Patchwork Loves Embroidery'. 'Patchwork Loves Embroidery Too' is the much anticipated follow-up book and guess what?... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It all started out just perfectly. On Friday we headed to Port Campbell to set up the Surf Club for my annual Stitching by the Sea Retreat. The view was as beautiful as ever. The venue was set up in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Yes I think that I am all organised.......well that's what I keep telling myself! The ute is all loaded and ready for an early start tomorrow as we set up the Sunset Room at the Port Campbell Surf Life Saving... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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This morning was the morning to book in for my 2018 Stitch in Spring event in September. It is a very hectic time for me and I appreciate everyone's patience in waiting to hear back as to whether you got... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
It's just turned Autumn and I am talking about Spring already! The reason is that registrations open this coming Monday, the 12th March, for my Stitch in Spring in September. I have had a few phone calls lately from people... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The countdown is now on until the Stitching by the Sea Retreat......only 9 sleeps.....eeek! While I feel like I am organised, I am secretly stressing that I have forgotten something important. While lying in the Dentist chair on Tuesday I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2018 at Gum Valley Patchwork