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Helen Stubbings
Quilt, Embroidery, Stitchery, Applique and fabric designer of Hugs 'n Kisses
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Typepad HTML Email Hi Gale, at this stage my first trip this year will be for Houston in October – I haven’t decided on teaching engagements just yet but have had several enquiries.HugsHelen
Toggle Commented Jan 6, 2018 on Stitch with Helen in 2018 at Hugs from Helen
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We made it to 2018- what will it bring? So many exciting things happening in 2018, where do I start? I’m currently having just a few days off but madly trying to design, stitch and prepare some exciting programs and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at Hugs from Helen
So much to tell you about my last few months, but let’s start backwards with our wonderful but busy weekend just gone.. Over 100 lovely like minded ladies joined us in a wonderful setting to share, stitch, laugh and play….... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2017 at Hugs from Helen
Apple or Yellow Greens are the colour for this months Aurifil block designer – and I’m it! I love my Aurifil threads and was chuffed when they asked me to be the October girl… This year this free BOM quilt... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at Hugs from Helen
Typepad HTML Email Hi Annetta, this a blog page – you’d need to order from my website at
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Hi Maureen. Yes these patterns are still available on my new website. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented May 9, 2017 on Twas the night before Christmas at Hugs from Helen
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Typepad HTML Email Hi Diane, unfortunately we have just moved all of our websites and this has broken many links in old blog posts… the new website is still at however it is a brand new platform so links and navigation it totally different. When we have time we will work back over some blog posts and correct the links but right now we are still dealing with other problems that are inevitable when everything Is moved….The link for the BOM you mention is now HugsHelen
Toggle Commented May 7, 2017 on The Leah Day Project at Hugs from Helen
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Whilst testing my blocks for my latest Block of the Month Project ‘In The Good Old Days’, I decided to use one right here to send to Leah and see what she did with it! and here are the results!... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at Hugs from Helen
Typepad HTML Email Yes I haven’t heard from her in awhile but it seems nothing is there anymore… I have a few tutes on her blog that I will need to redo here on my blog now if I can find them. Agree, hoping she’s okay.
Toggle Commented Mar 29, 2017 on Appliqué the gluestick way at Hugs from Helen
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This is an old tutorial post that was posted onto madam Samms blog. Her blog is no longer active and the links are broken, hence I have decided to reupload it for you all. happy stitching Hugs Helen Wow, what... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2017 at Hugs from Helen
Another Gathering has come and gone, but not without a lot of effort, a lot of help, a lot of laughter and even quite a bit of stitching.. The tables were set and ready for the morning arrivals… Little gifts... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at Hugs from Helen
Can we believe it – only 5 sleeps til the big man comes…. eeeek, where did that year go? I of course have had a huge year…. trips to Bright, Salt Lake City, Houston, Victoria x 3, NSW x 3,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2016 at Hugs from Helen
You saw our wonderful gathering photos but I did forget to show you the new projects we made. The Hexie gogo teeny table topper This cute little runner could be for Christmas if you used Christmas fabrics – we just... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2016 at Hugs from Helen
What a wonderful and special day we had last Sunday in Hobart at our annual Christmas gathering. It was sold out months before and no-one had to pull out which was lovely for everyone. Of course Jo & Judy had... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at Hugs from Helen
Typepad HTML Email Welcome Lori, so glad you found me…. I’m actually working on new websites and blog but this will remain – but hence a little quiet lately…
Toggle Commented Nov 26, 2016 on Win on Pat Sloan’s book tour! at Hugs from Helen
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I’ve met the wonderful Pat Sloan many times and love working with her. She is so full of energy and ideas and no-one is too unimportant for her to stop and chat with in the aisles or online. Her community... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2016 at Hugs from Helen
Don’t you just love Tilda? and a Tilda Tea Party or trunk show – how cute would that be? I received some lovely pieces of the new Tilda fabrics several months ago and was asked to create some projects that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2016 at Hugs from Helen
Typepad HTML Email It is a very pretty area karen…
Toggle Commented Jun 28, 2016 on Travelling teacher news…. at Hugs from Helen
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right after market we hit the airport and travelled across the US to Minneapolis. Then it was a three hour drive north to Duluth arriving at about 3am – the joys of being a travelling teacher. Hosted by the lovely... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2016 at Hugs from Helen
I don’t get out much at market to drool and be inspired as I'm pretty tied to my booth and doing what I'm there for, but on a few runs down the aisles I snapped what took my attention. I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2016 at Hugs from Helen
Yes I have been home a couple of weeks but you know – there’s lots to be done when you arrive home – especially when 2 children have been minding house on their own…. and the pantry is empty and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at Hugs from Helen
With only four sleeps until I leave and a very long list of to dos still I shouldn’t be here, but yet again its been so long and just in case any of you are coming I wanted to let... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2016 at Hugs from Helen
Look at Sam Brown’s version of Nice People Nice Things made in Tilda fabric! wow… Sam will be teaching this as a class at Loose Stitches in WA. hugs for today Helen Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2016 at Hugs from Helen
Im madly trying to get some things finished for AQC next week!!!! eeeekkkk along with a book, a fabric range and a café to open…. they do say ask a busy person if you want something done – but pleeeease... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2016 at Hugs from Helen
we head yet another wonderful day of stitching and sharing on Sunday here in Hobart. As always my wonderful friend Jo added all of the special touches, this time aided by Judy – another one of my wonderful team who... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2016 at Hugs from Helen