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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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5 things I'm loving on pinterest this week: 1. Storage pockets tutorial 2. DIY Makeup bag 3. Minky baby blanket tutorial 4. Tesselations Quilt designed by Alison Glass 5. gold glitter vases Take care....Di Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Di Mill
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It's Friday and I think this blog is long overdue for a "Giveaway" don't you? The chance to win some lovely fabric bundles is always a winner in my books so here is what I'm giving away this week: 2... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Di Mill
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5 things I'm loving on pinterest this week: 1. Felted Jewellery Pouch 2. Tea Towel Tutorial 3. quilt 4. placemats 5. Button Art take care....Di Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Di Mill
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I love it when the delivery man pulls up outside of my house and he starts bringing in a big box. I know it's new fabric samples and I can't wait to rip open the box and see what's inside.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at Di Mill
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It only seems like yesterday that I was nervously waiting at the Brisbane International airport for Camille Roskelley and her friend Holly to arrive. This was the first international Fabric Designer / tutor that I had approached and brought out... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at Di Mill
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Posted Jul 16, 2014 at Di Mill
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Oh my goodness - where has the time gone? Life has been a bit crazy lately but it's all been worth every second of madness. May and June have been huge months for me with work and I am only... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Di Mill
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As a rep, I am constantly receiving new fabric samples. I love it when the courier arrives and I usually rip open the boxes as quickly as possible to see what the latest fabric designs are. I'm often selling 6... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at Di Mill
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Posted May 7, 2014 at Di Mill
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I should have posted this post months ago as it was such a lovely time for me as well as for my family. On Christmas Eve my Dad turned 80! It's a bit late but I wanted to share it... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2014 at Di Mill
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Its been a flurry of activity around here while I work frantically to get everything ready for Camille's tour as well as Market Trends - the Convention & Trade show for Patchwork & Quilting Retailers and wholesale businesses. Online Booking... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Di Mill
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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 Apr 19, 2014 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