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Linda White
Interests: Patchwork & Sewing, Gardening and Cooking.
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I designed this Block of the Month last year when Gail Pan gifted me a fat eighth bundle of her 'Among the Flowers' fabric. It has been very popular so much so that I ordered more panels and fabric and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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This time last week we were at the Adelaide Showgrounds waiting for the start of Day 2 of the Sewing, Stitching and Handcraft Show. We had a fantastic 3 days, meeting lots of ladies & men....and of course selling lots... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It will be my Mum's birthday tomorrow, so for today's TBT I thought that I would pop one up that had Mum in it. Unfortunately it's not the best photo but it was the only one I have at the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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We are two thirds of our way through the 2016 Sewing, Stitching and Handcraft Show in Adelaide. We attended this event for the first time last year and decided to add it to our calendar, and we have had a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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This week's TBT features our family dog of many years.....Mac the Corgi. His proper name was MacTavish.....a good Scottish name for our Welsh Corgi.....lol! I have lots of fond memories of Mac and he will feature in another couple of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The ute is almost packed up.........in between heavy wintery showers with strong winds. I just have some last minute things to do and once the list is finished I will be able to relax for the evening. We are heading... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Yesterday I talked about the clip-on bag handles that arrived in late April. Well in the same big box of stuff from China were also some corner purse frames. I have had an idea for quite a while to make... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Just after AQC.....instead of before.......I had a large box of handles arrive from my supplier in China and among them were these handles with clip-on attachments instead of the usual stitch-on pads. While the stitch-on handles are quite easy to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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There has been a 'thing' going around Facebook recently of people posting old photos (15 years or older) of themselves every day for 5 days, and then nominating someone else to do it as well. I have really enjoyed looking... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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As I sit here catching up on a load of paperwork, the rain is falling and the weather is cold.......Spring seems forever away......but my thoughts are very focused on it as in about 2 1/2 months I will need to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Sometimes inspiration for new projects come easy.......and then other times things that you think will work out are just disastrous. Yesterday a table runner that seemed like a good idea turned out not to be.......my fabric choice wasn't the best... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
Yesterday I had a lovely group of ladies in the shop for a stitching/crafting day with lunch included. I have made the classroom available to groups for a number of years for their get-togethers, either during the week or on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Okay so we have had 3 (sort of) cute/nice photos of me for the last 3 TBT, so today it is time to embarrass myself.....and maybe a few members of my family as well! Yes that's me on the end... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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My love of hexagons is well known, and I am certainly not on my own when it comes to my obsession. There is just something about this little shape that is appealing in so many ways. So when I came... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have been waiting for an order of wallet frames to arrive so that I could make up a sample of the Diva Frame Wallet. I purchased the patterns from Jessica at Sew Many Creations while I was at Spring... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Well that week went very quickly......I guess having the Friendship Frolic in the middle of it certainly helped and I have spent 3 days in at Mum's continuing with our Winter clean. I have been finding so many 'treasures'......school reports,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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They came....they frolicked.....and they left........oh wow what a busy 5 days Lenora and I have had with our second Friendship Frolic. So busy in fact that I forgot to take any photos of the shop when it was busy.......so you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Yes that's right....the 'yes pleases' won from the 'oh no not agains' which means today I bring you TBT B. So if you are one of the no people.....look away now. This photo was taken outside the Lady Bay Hotel... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It is almost time for our second Friendship Frolic between Gum Valley Patchwork and Lenora's shop, Elm Grove Patchwork. We held the first Frolic last June and we both had such a great time that we decided to make it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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'Heart and Home' is the debut range for Australian designer Natalie Bird from The Birdhouse. I placed my order for the full range last November and it arrived just before I got home from the US. I have been trying... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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With the Winter weather well and truly here, I thought that it was very appropriate to share one of two new fabric lines to arrive in the shop. It is 'Little Ruby' by Bonnie and Camille, beautiful high quality flannel... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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While I was away my Mum fell ill. She was admitted to Timboon hospital and although she didn't want me to know that she was in hospital ("it would ruin my holiday"), my sister told me. I was very glad... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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So I guess the main reason for my trip to the US was to attend the International Quilt Market in Salt Lake City. This Market is for retailers to attend and is held every May and rotates around 5 cities... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I hope that you all believe me when I say that I really did have good intentions of doing another blog post about our holiday before tonight. Please don't take this the wrong way but sometimes other things in life... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Although I am back in home in Australia, I still have the rest of my holiday snaps to show you........that's if you are not sick to death of them yet! Our next stop after the beautiful Bryce Canyon was the... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at Gum Valley Patchwork