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Single Crafty Mama
Tropical North Queensland, Australia
Home Grown - Home Sewn - Home Made
Interests: Being a Mum, Quilting, Crafting, Reading, Travelling.
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Ok, UFO 2 finished. I started this quilt in July 2011 for one of my best friends who was pregnant! Her baby is now 14 months young and still doesn't have her baby quilt! Well now it is done and into the suitcase it goes for delivery in March when... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2013 at Single Crafty Mama
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2013 is my year of the UFO! I will finish started projects before starting new projects. I will, I promise. This crooked pound sign with Thelma's hand in the middle is to go into a group friendship quilt for my mothers 60th birthday. Her birthday was in October last year.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2013 at Single Crafty Mama
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Just finished a baby present for a friend using Pennycandy's spoonflower At the Circus fabric story and Nancy halvorsen Winsome Baby pattern. Love the result. It is also my first attempt at free motion quilting. I took the Craftsy "Free Motion Quilting a Sampler" course instructed by Leah Day and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2013 at Single Crafty Mama
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Wow how the weeks fly by! I have some amazing news on the mama home front, Thelma is pulling herself up on furniture. OMG what a new world of possibility and fun have opened up for her! She also eats dinner with us every night now. Here are some gorgeous... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2013 at Single Crafty Mama
Love it, Love it, Love it Single_crafty_mama
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Well I am back. Absence due to circumstances out of my control. For starters I am thankful I live on the doorstep of paradise. Yesterday the ocean was so calm and blue I was awestruck. I wanted to capture a photo of it but none of them were doing it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2012 at Single Crafty Mama
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We have had a rough few days my bubba and I. We both got a pretty nasty stomach bug. But with lots of TLC, a day off work and bland food we are well and truly on the mend. Thelma is back to her food experimentation. Today our new food... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2012 at Single Crafty Mama
Love it. Love Megs patterns. Love Spoonflower fabrics. Absolutely love the Meg/Spoonflower combo!!! - Catchakitty
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My super sweet daughter enjoyed her first bubble bath today. The bubbles amazed her how they stayed on her hands. She is also so onto the water coming out of the tap and disappearing down the drain. I have had a really enjoyable work day today. I am very fortunate... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2012 at Single Crafty Mama
I am waiting, anxious with anticipation. I have ordered a stack of fabric from Spoonflower and can't wait for its delivery so that I CAN GET SEWING!!! Hurry Hurry Hurry Mr Post Man, Bring me my parcel as soon as you can!!! Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2012 at Single Crafty Mama
I had an incredibly busy long weekend at work. This meant that I didn't get to rock my bubba to sleep for four whole days! I hate that this happens and these special moments are stolen from us. To feel better about the situation there are a few things to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2012 at Single Crafty Mama
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This little cardigan is my first ever attempt at knitting. I went to Melbourne earlier this year and participated in some knitting classes at Wondoflex Wool and Yarn Center http://www.wondoflex.com.au/. The instructors were patient and full of knowledge plus they have the most amazing range of gorgeous wools and yarns.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2012 at Single Crafty Mama
I follow Megs Sew Liberated blog daily alnd am inlove with her take on life, children and especially sewing and doing things yourself. I love the way you have taken Megs lovely Dress and made it your own with a few minor pattern adjustments. Fantastic!
Wow. I love the colour combination. It gives the room such a fresh feel. Well done.
Toggle Commented Jun 9, 2012 on Nursery Tour at small + friendly
I love being a mum. Last night my beautiful daughter and I enjoyed playtime in the bath. She is a real water babe and has been from day dot. So many times during those early weeks the only place she and I could both find solace was in the shower... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2012 at Single Crafty Mama
I was home really late from work last night and it got me to thinking about what my Bubba must think when she goes to sleep and I don't get to say good night. Last night I crept into her room, picked her up and had the most scrumptous cuddles... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2012 at Single Crafty Mama
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Had a wonderful day finishing two UFO projects. A gorgeous little knitted jumper for my nephew and a cozy pram quilt for my personal trainer. Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2012 at Single Crafty Mama
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I whipped up my mothers tried and true cheese scones Saturday. They were enjoyed by great relatives and good coffee. Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2012 at Single Crafty Mama
My first memory as a child is sitting in a bouncinette and my cousin biting me. The bouncinette was orange and the furniture brown. I remember this like it was yesterday, and still the the part of my left arm about 2 inches distal to my elbow tingles from the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2012 at Single Crafty Mama
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