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Di
Brisbane Australia
I am a Freelance Textile and Craft Representative. I live in the beautiful state of Queensland, Australia, and I spend my days traveling all over the state selling patchwork, quilting and craft supplies to retailers withing the industry.
Interests: Travel, home decorating, reading, sewing, antiques, fabric, learning new things, early morning walks, patchwork & quilting, anything vintage, lazy Sunday moringings with my partner, Friday morning coffee with my girfriends!
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I'm so excited to be writing this post. Life has been a bit crazy for me lately with so much to organise but I can finally let you know where Camille will be teaching while she is here in Australia:... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Di Mill
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I can't believe how long it has been since I've sat down to write in this space. I have been working very hard on a very special project which I can now reveal. I am so excited to announce that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2014 at Di Mill
Last weekend was AQM - Australian Quilt Market in Melbourne, a wholesale trade show for those in the Patchwork & Quilting industry. My daughter come down with me and was able to grab my ipad and video some of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Di Mill
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Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Di Mill
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Five things I've found on the net this week that have made me smile: 1. Baby Shoes on etsy 2. baby skirt & pants pdf 3. iphone baby quilt 4. Melly & Me bunnies 5. wool felt animal bookend set... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at Di Mill
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I thought I would try and share with you each week some of the lovely quilts I see as I visit Patchwork & Quilting stores around Queensland. This week I saw this gorgeous quilt at Quilt Essentials in Eatons Hill.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Di Mill
I hope you are having a lovely weekend? Moda have posted a video on their blog which has quilts that are from their latest fabric release. I thought you might like to have a look and see what's coming to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Di Mill
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While Quilt Market was on, I usually woke up at 4.30 - 5am so I could search through all the social media to see photos of what was happening. Not only did I get to see the booths and quilts... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Di Mill
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Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Di Mill
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Today I want to share with you a new designer that was very popular at Quilt Market over in Houston. Robert Kaufman has a designer called Carolyn Friedlander. Her first range was released 12 months ago and it was called... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at Di Mill
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Here are 5 things I'm loving in Blogland this week: 1. Hexagon Pillow case 2. tea towel covered cookbooks with embroidered names 3. Vintage quilt as a bed runner 4. Pip & Ellie aplique cushion pattern 5. Strippy cushion cover... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Di Mill
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Although I haven't gone to Quilt Market this year, I've been following all the twitter, facebook, instagram and blogs to see what's been happening and I thought I would pass on some of my favourite quilts etc. First up -... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2013 at Di Mill
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Today is a special day in our family as my gorgeous boy turns 21. This is the reason why I haven't gone to Quilt Market in Houston this year. Luke has been working all year in central Queensland (the outback)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Di Mill
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Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Di Mill
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It's been such a long time since I have been able to sit here and pay some attention to this blog. About 12 months ago I was fortunate to acquire 2 extra agencies - 2 Green Zebras (Australian distributors for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Di Mill
Well I have finally got back to the blog. I've been overseas for a few weeks, visiting Paris, New York and Portland. I'll post photos of my time in Paris & New York later as today I can't wait to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2013 at Di Mill
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Posted May 1, 2013 at Di Mill
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Clothworks has just released a new fabric range called Daphne. It's very sweet and reminds me of all the vintage treasures that I love. Daphne has been designed by Skipping Stones for Clothworks and has become a quick favourite of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2013 at Di Mill
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My favourite 5 finds on the web this week: 1. clutch bag 2. owl pin cushion 3. car organiser 4. pencil case 5. embroidered vintage hanky Take care...Di Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2013 at Di Mill
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I always admire it when people go outside of their comfort zone to achieve a goal and keep going no matter what. One of my girlfriends, Collette, is on the trip of a life time with her husband David, bike... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2013 at Di Mill
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My fave finds this week: 1. Skinny stripe quilt 2. Sparkles quilt top 3. Bella solids quilt 4. Pure colour table runner 5. Red Pepper Quilts design using Kona jelly roll Take care... Di Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2013 at Di Mill
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Wishing you a safe and Blessed Easter I hope you are enjoying the long weekend break over the Easter period. Below are some images of my Easter table. I had my girlfriends over for morning tea on Good Friday and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2013 at Di Mill
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Posted Mar 27, 2013 at Di Mill
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5 things I'm loving this week in blogland: 1. Gorgeous handmade clutches 2. Accordion frame purse pdf tutorial & pattern 3. Patchwork pouches using vintage linens 4. Embroidered vintage hankie wall art 5. Vintage blocks made into tea towels Take... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2013 at Di Mill
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Congratulations to Lynda. You are the lucky winner of the fabric give away from last week. I will email you shortly to get your details. Thank you to all of those who entered. I will be having another give away... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2013 at Di Mill