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Pam
Aldgate South Australia
Taking Quilting just one step further
Interests: designing and teaching.... in no particular order. I get to travel the world, teach and share my knowledge with others. what a treat, I like writing, photography, quilting, illustrating and travel
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My new professional blog is now at This site. Just click to be re-directed. its easy to follow and subscribe to I'm sure you will enjoy it. I Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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All things must come to an end but this time I'm a little sad to leave behind the friends who have shared this amazing trip with us. I'm writing this in the plane on a short 35 minute trip from... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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I’m sitting in my room as I write. The doors to my balcony are open and I feel at one with my immediate environment. I can hear the sounds of birds and the occasional utterance of an unknown animal. The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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We could hear them in the distance, there was an occasional trumpet from a very small trunk. We couldn't see them, they were behind the trees. The enclosure we stood around had lots of huge baby bottles full of milk... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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A visit to th Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is an institution. I'm a member of the Gallery and try to visit whenever I can. Its a bit difficult when you live thousands of miles away. Its the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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A visit to th Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is an institution. I'm a member of the Gallery and try to visit whenever I can. Its a bit difficult when you live thousands of miles away. Its the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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A visit to th Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is an institution. I'm a member of the Gallery and try to visit whenever I can. Its a bit difficult when you live thousands of miles away. Its the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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A visit to th Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is an institution. I'm a member of the Gallery and try to visit whenever I can. Its a bit difficult when you live thousands of miles away. Its the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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A visit to th Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is an institution. I'm a member of the Gallery and try to visit whenever I can. Its a bit difficult when you live thousands of miles away. Its the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
Karen, You’re welcome… yep, I thought they were interesting. Pam Holland Tutor, Author, Illustrator, Designer, Judge, Photographer, Textile Artist, Quilter. Author of The amazing Alphabet and 1776, Heartache, Heritage and Happiness. Nominated for ICAP 2014 Professional Teacher of the Year. email: pamholland3@mac.com Blog: http://pamhollanddesigns.typepad.com web page: http://pamhollanddesignsandproductions.com
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The morning dawned grey and misty and in a short space of time the wind began to rise. The trees waved their branches in freedom and the grasses bent low following the wind stream. purple grasses Our anticipated visit to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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Its been a week of inspiration, relaxation, perspiration and imagination. “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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Light has hit the window and its luxury to lay in bed and watch the ocean. The clouds are a soft early morning grey and the ocean reflects the rising sun. But if it’s light, its compulsory that I get... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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There is something luxurious about going on a cruise. Its always a personal journey for me and also a huge privilege. I don't gamble, drink, play games or even go to the shows... so I guess that might seem boring... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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5.00 am and all is dark, there is a gentle movement beneath my feet and despite the fact that I have the curtains pulled back its still completely dark outside and inside. Along with 100 other folk we are on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
I'm not sure what it is about coming to the Houston Quilt Show that excites me the most. Of course the quilts and vendors are some of the main things but this is my 16th visit and I just embrace... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
What a whirlwind of events. It's just amazing. I walked the floor again today, but I had to retire to my room to concentrate on my programs for the next week. Its been rather difficult to get photos up on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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I should be working on my presentation. Well, I am in an indirect way, I'm preparing some of the illustrations for inspiration. I draw a lot as I travel. Sometimes I share the drawings with students other times they are... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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In front of me sits a huge cookie and a coffee in a paper cup. darn big cookies First of all I don't normally eat those flying saucer cookies, or even drink out of paper cups, but right now its... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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I saw a sky writer today.... (writing notes in the sky in a plane) I wonder where they practice? No spell check. Wouldn't it be embarrasing to make a spelling mistake in the skies of Sydney. I had a thought,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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Sheer Joy I'm sitting in the Qantas Club in Adelaide and I find that after the last 3 very hectic weeks I now have the time to write my blog. The club is quiet and relaxed, there's a gentle hum... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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Now I can review my stash, I actually have very few purples, and I need to stock up on turquoise and of course a bit more orange. I need to replenish the black and black and white and yellow. Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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I've just had a massive clean out of my fabric. Maybe I should say it was the filtering of my stash. To be honest I do it every couple of years. I used to pile it all on the floor... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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Oh my goodness, its while since I was able to devote time to the blog. Indeed, I did have a few problems with the internet. In Italy, I paid to have a superior room with good internet in my room.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
Noel, it was an attack on the senses to say the least. I’m going to review the GPS system now. Pam Holland Tutor, Author, Illustrator, Designer, Judge, Photographer, Textile Artist, Quilter. Author of The amazing Alphabet and 1776, Heartache, Heritage and Happiness. Nominated for ICAP 2014 Professional Teacher of the Year. email: pamholland3@mac.com Blog: http://pamhollanddesigns.typepad.com web page: http://pamhollanddesignsandproductions.com
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