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Lisa
Brisbane, Australia
Wife, mother, bear artist, designer, lover of pink, sewer, bear artist, gardener
Interests: my family, Moreton Island, embroidery, patchwork, teddy bear making, roses, gardening
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We (Deb, Helen and I) had a wonderful weekend away at the Sunshine Coast. It is always great to catch up with old friends and make some new ones. Lynette Anderson hosts the days and we always have the best... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2017 at Megelles
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Last weekend I had a stand at the World of Craft show here in Brisbane and also had the opportunity to hold a couple of live demos. Both were very popular but as this one is very short I thought... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at Megelles
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Hi Everyone I have just made a short video on how I made my little house quilt and posted it to my Facebook page. Here are some more details. Requirements: 2 1/2" strips of fabric 4 3/4" squares of fabric... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at Megelles
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Annie was my first ever cover girl. I designed and made her 20 years ago for my eldest daughter Megan. Happy birthday Annie. If you have made Annie please send me a photo or post a photo on my Facebook... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2017 at Megelles
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Just arrived the latest range from 3 Sister. It is called Poetry. 3 Sisters are one of my favourite Moda designers. I have never been a fan of grey fabric but over the last few years they have grown on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2017 at Megelles
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It has been a few years since I was last published in Bear Creations. Here is a Sewing kit/needle case, I designed to fit all your bear making tools. Would you like to win the original kit?? All you need... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2017 at Megelles
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Today I made a new cover for my 2017 Diary so I thought I would share with you a simple way to make a fabric cover for any journel or notebook. Please share and have fun sewing! One thing I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2017 at Megelles
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HNY everyone. Wishing all of you happiness and good health in 2016. Let's hope life slows down a tad ...... and we all take time to smell the roses (and I hope to do lots of sewing and go to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2015 at Megelles
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I have just uploaded my new free pattern for you. It's a sewing basket in two versions. The link to the pattern is on the side bar - Megelles Free PDF Patterns Have fun making it. hugs Lisa Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2015 at Megelles
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Everyone is saying how fast this year has disappeared! It seems we are all busier and busier and never have enough time for ourselves. And in saying that we have been quite busy since the craft show - not really... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2015 at Megelles
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I have had the best time in the last five days catching up with everyone and showing my work to a whole new load of customers. We had an excellent show even sold out of a few things. A big... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2015 at Megelles
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Sew Together Bag with Jen This is a one-day course to make the wonderful Sew Together Bag (Pattern is by Sew Demented) with Jennifer Kilpatrick as your tutor. In the class you will learn: How to put zippers in Simple... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2015 at Megelles
Here is how I airbrush one of my bears. It is fairly simple to do. Here is another video for you. This time on how I airbrush my bears faces. Please let me know what you think and share if... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2015 at Megelles
The answer to this is no-where really. I do find it hard to keep up with it all especially updating my blog and website. I do regularly update my Facebook page and occasionally I post on Instagram and pin a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2015 at Megelles
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To celebrate my 30 years of bear making for the month of January 2015, I am offering a 30% disount off all my patterns, completed items (artist bears included) and fabrics (quilting,haby etc). When you checkout please use the discount... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at Megelles
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Well it just seems to take forever for me to update my blog lately. I just keeping forgetting to do it. The last few months have been very busy. We (I had a couple of helpers) traded at the Brisbane... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at Megelles
All fun and games for antique toy collectors. 80 traders and hundreds of collectors at Doll, Bear and Craft Fair Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2014 at Megelles
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Can't wait. We will be at the Brisbane Craft & Quilt Fair 2014. I will also be holding a free workshop on Basic Bear Making Tips. If you have anything that you would like me to show you please email... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at Megelles
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I love show and tell and when a friend showed me her latest creation. I just had to make one too. The pattern I used is called the Bionic Gear Bag - it has four pockets. (The pattern my friend... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Megelles
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I have been very absent from my blog recently. The last few months have been busy with visitors and a big birthday for me. Here are a few photos of my table at the show. Me with my dear friend... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Megelles
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We have been having lots of fun in the studio. The ladies in our Craft circle classes are all having fun making bears, bags, quilts and dolls. In addition to my classes, I have my good friend Jennifer teaching the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at Megelles
Just to let you know that I will be at the Ipswich Gala Doll Fair on Sunday 27 April from 9am to 3pm. See you there. hugs Lisa Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Megelles
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Two days down and two to go! It has been so nice catching up with lots of old friends. (Some I haven't seen in years.) It also made me realise how long I have been making and teaching bear making... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Megelles
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I have been busy busy busy getting ready for the Brisbane Stitches and Craft Show 2014 I am cutting fabric and making kits. I have designed a few new patterns and revamped a few old favourites. Lucy Dolls Sam, Johnson... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2014 at Megelles