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Anni Downs
Bathurst, Australia
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Hi everyone! Time gets away when you are not looking, so I should finally draw out the winners for an autographed copy of my new book - 'The Story of My Day'. Drum roll, trumpets and the usual banjo quartet.....you... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at Hatched and Patched
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Hi Hope you had a nice Christmas and a fun break. Finally my new book is done!! I picked up some boxes of books from our local printer and snaffled the first 10 books off the printing press. I have... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Toggle Commented Nov 13, 2015 on Cover of my New Book at Hatched and Patched
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Hi Everyone, thought you would like to see the cover for the new book - The Story of my Day. Available very soon. Go pester your local patchwork store to put an order in. Best Wishes Anni Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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OK the pressure is on. I am now down to days not weeks to get the new book into the printers. Stress is up, Chocolate levels are increasing and it is time to unveil another little tidbit from my book.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Hi Everyone, I am stitching frantically in my little studio room while the rain is gently falling on our tin roof. A great day for sewing. I hoped to be a bit further advanced than I am ... Eeek, still... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Hi Everyone, Look at what just landed on my doorstep....my latest fabric range 'All in a Day'!!! I wasn't expecting this until early November, so what a great surprise! My fingers are itching to stitch with all the new prints....a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Hi All I am finally back in the shop and I thought I would showcase a few things that have come in. Every year I love receiving my shipment of calendars for next year. I pick these guys out in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Hi While I was away unable to spend much time writing my book, I did do a tiny bit of hand sewing (in between the hot chocolates heheh). Here is a little peek of something new that will all be... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Hi Everyone, the book is coming along nicely. Still stitching madly, sore fingers and lots of late nights. But a sense of enjoyment in how it is turning out. Obviously slightly behind on my timing. However here is a photo... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Hi Everyone, I have been super busy working on new projects for my book - Story of My Day. So I though I would show you another block from my quilt. This one is all about shoes. Us girls can... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Hi Everyone, thanks everyone for entering my Christmas in July competition. We have drawn out a name.... Veronica from Cootamundra is our winner and her prize is on its way to her. Have fun Anni Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
Typepad HTML Email YAYAY!! Thanks Ondrea! Anni
Toggle Commented Jul 30, 2015 on New Book - 'Story of My Day' at Hatched and Patched
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Hi everyone Life often feels like a whirlwind, and now I'm feeling it more than ever! The first part of the year is crazy where I have a few small shows and culminates with the big Australian Quilt and Craft... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Hi Everyone I am still recovering from the show...such a fun time, but SO exhausting! Thanks to all who came to say hi...especially you Dimity (you know why!!) I had a new pattern at the show which was the Village... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Hi A while back I wrote a book called 'A Christmas Story'. It has now been released in the United States by Martingale Press as 'Seasons Greetings'. To celebrate this release Martingale Press is also running a competition on their... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Hi Everyone I promised I would show my new patterns using my new range 'Under The Mistletoe'...so far two patterns are complete.... Mistletoe Garland and Table Topper - this pattern has two very easy projects in the one small pattern...very... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Pete and I are currently at the Craft and Quilt Show playing hard and having a great time. It is really great to catch up with everyone again! I bumped into Mary who has made a wonderful bag from my... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Hi everyone Look was just arrived! My next line of Christmas fabric named 'Under The Mistletoe' YAYAY! You can see it all here I couldn't wait to start creating, so have been stitching happily on a few things. Here is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Hi everyone No, I don't have a screw loose! I know it isn't Christmas yet...I am not ahead of myself (but possibly am running a few months late as far as writing a new post on my blog....ooops!). No, Season's... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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It's time...drum roll please.... These little bunnies are finally all ready to meet you - fully clothed, complete with their very stylish bags to store their delicious treats! Their favourite past-time is to laze in the flowers and make shapes... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Bippity and Bruce and all their pals are almost ready to hop along for some fun and frivolity....finally a sneak peek at their faces.... I am madly interpreting all my scrawls and soon a pattern shall emerge ...last stages are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Heellllloooooooo out there! Yes, I am still in the land of the living, and have been working on some new little friends.....BUNNIES.....just waiting for their clothes! Luckily it isn't too cold yet! And here they sit....patiently, ever so patiently..... ...they... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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Typepad HTML Email YAY to all the SAL group - cant wait to see all you do! Anni
Toggle Commented Jan 8, 2015 on Natures Journey at Hatched and Patched
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Happy New Year everyone! Here's hoping 2015 will be full of all the good things in life :-) I thought I would start the year by finally showing my new quilt.....TA DA..... Natures Journey!! Hope you like it! The pattern... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at Hatched and Patched
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