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Linda White
Interests: Patchwork & Sewing, Gardening and Cooking.
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If you have booked in for the 2015 Stitch in Spring with Gail Pan & Helen Stubbings, then your registration form and deposit are due by Wednesday 1st April. I will be open over Easter for those who would like... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Earlier this month I blogged about a range of fabric called 'Good Company' that had arrived in the shop. On Friday night I used the old grey matter, along with a pencil and paper to draft up a pattern for... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Gum Valley Patchwork
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You know the delivery guy is serious when he gets out the trolley! Four boxes and a parcel.....more fabric to play with.......photos soon! Linda :) Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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We experienced some very wild and wintery weather yesterday and ended up with about 30 mm of rain which was great. The downside was that the power went off and I wasn't able to post my TBT last night. So... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have about 4 fabric reps visit me at the shop. I could have more but honestly I don't have the room for all that I would like to buy. I stick with what I like and even then I... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The internet has reset and I am back in business......it's been a slow 6 days I can tell you! Great news is that Gail's new book Simply Christmas 3 is on it's way to me.......yay! If you have the other... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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After a busy week I turn around and find myself back at Thursday again. Today's photo was taken only 2 years ago at the Colac Quilters Biennial Pot Luck Night and last night we did it all again. It was... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Well it was definitely manic this morning. I turned my mobile phone off at 8am (just to be sure) and when I turned it back on at 9.45am I had 36 missed calls. The task of writing down all of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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My Stitching by the Sea Retreat is over for another year and by all accounts the ladies had a lovely time and are keen to return next March for another weekend of stitching, friendship and food. I had all good... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have finally finished the text and photography for the pattern booklet for my 'Elenor Jean' Quilt. I spent hours reading old letters and looking at old photos trying to work out which bits and which ones to include in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
No time for a blog post this morning. I am armed with my usb and have an appointment with a Graphic Artist. Linda :) Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Happy 2 year Wedding Anniversary to our daughter Emma and her husband Ryan. Yes 2 years ago today I was in the middle of making wedding bouquets, charging around doing last minute garden stuff and painting my finger nails as... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The next fabric range that has recently arrived in the shop is 'Edith' c 1840 - 1870 by Mary Koval. Yes I know that I don't normally stock reproduction fabrics but there are some lovely blenders in this range that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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'Lilies of the Field' is the first of the new fabric ranges that arrived in the Shop last week. It is designed by Jan Patek and it is the first time I have had one of her ranges in the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Back again with #19 in my Throw Back Thursday Blog posts........I wonder if I will have enough to last for a whole year! Today's photo is one of Dad & Mum with my older sister Ann and me. I think... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
I have got so much that I want to blog about.....heaps and heaps.....but I thought that I had better dedicate today's post to my latest Class List & Newsletter. Lots of you have been pestering asking me when it will... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Well at least the fabric is out of the boxes....... but unfortunately I haven't had a chance to pretty it all up for the shop yet. With a deadline looming, I have spent most of the day working on my... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
What a whirlwind of a week it has been. So much has happened and so much has to be done.......including unpacking 6 big boxes of fabric which have arrived.....two on Thursday, two on Friday and two today. Back tomorrow with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Where on earth did that week go? I had all good intentions of blogging but at this time of the year it is extra difficult.......it's Heytesbury Show time of the year, so all of my energies are channeled into the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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There are only three and a half hours left but it is still Thursday, and that means TBT once again. Today's photo was taken about 8 years ago when we participated in the annual Farm Day program. This is when... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Well I have made it to Day 5 of my Artist Challenge and I hope that you have enjoyed me quilting journey. There are no prizes for guessing which quilts I will be featuring today. The first is of course... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I got waylaid yesterday and completely forgot to blog for day 4 of the Artist Challenge. It got to 10pm last night, and I'm sorry to say that I couldn't be bothered turning on the laptop to do it. But... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Every Quilter finishes one project before starting a new one.......said no one ever! I don't know about you but I have quite a few PHD's or UFO's neatly folded up waiting for the day when I have nothing else to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Remember yesterday I said that I was going to show you a warts and all look at my work over the years......well here goes. It's not that I don't like these quilts anymore, and they do hold memories for me.....but... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have been invited to join the Facebook Artist Challenge by Neil Chisholm​. The idea is that I post 3 photos every day for 5 days of my work. I am then meant to nominate one person every day to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at Gum Valley Patchwork