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Anni Downs
Bathurst, Australia
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Typepad HTML Email YAYAY!! Thanks Ondrea! Anni
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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 3 days ago 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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I hope you all have a great Christmas with much laughter and happiness throughout the season!! Here is a little stitchery to share some Christmas Wishes with you....now you just have to find that precious thing called time so you... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2014 at Hatched and Patched
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Yet again, it has been awhile since my last post....I know what my New Years Resolution is going to be heheh ;-).....so news! Firstly, MY NEW QUILT IS COMPLETE!!! I was still quilting the day of the wholesale quilt show,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2014 at Hatched and Patched
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All of the fabric designers have come together from Henry Glass Fabrics to design projects for a great new book 'A Flair for Fabric' available from Martingale. All the proceeds from this book go to Red Cross, so it's a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at Hatched and Patched
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Thanks Christine!! Anni Sent from my iPad
Toggle Commented Nov 23, 2014 on Quilt Top Complete!! at Hatched and Patched
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I am on my way down to the Australian Quilt Market in Melbourne and have been SO busy trying to complete my latest quilt. I am trying to do some hand quilting but have had to relent and do the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Hatched and Patched
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My fingers have been working to the bone trying to get this ready for the Australian wholesale quilt show. Of course I thought I had plenty of time, only to find it has all evaporated! I am now quilting madly...wish... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Hatched and Patched
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Here are a few more pics to show you what I've been up to lately.... I'm almost there....a joyous moment and a sad one too Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at Hatched and Patched
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...so I have changed the arrangement of the borders, and have decided to add more appliqué I am adding a few small bits and pieces here and there....my favourite part! I have drawn up 14 or so images to go... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at Hatched and Patched
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Thanks Florence! Anni Sent from my iPad
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The centre of the quilt is almost complete....now it is time to decide where to go next....decisions decisions....oh how I swing about on that fence! Wish me luck with my decision making...or lack thereof! ;-) Anni Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2014 at Hatched and Patched
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...well, not new exactly, as I was working on this when my new line of fabrics arrived on my doorstep. I did my usual and started something else with the new fabrics, just so I could try and juggle 6... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2014 at Hatched and Patched
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Boys are a hard bunch to crack when it comes to quilts. I wanted something not too bright, and something simple, so as not to scream 'I am a quilt!' Here is the start.... i hope you like it!! Anni Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Hatched and Patched