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Linda White
Interests: Patchwork & Sewing, Gardening and Cooking.
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That's right.....so far so good with my promise to make a new project up every day that the Great Australia Craft Show is on. While technically not 100% 'new'........it is a new version of a table runner that I made... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Yes it's on again........and I have been a wee bit busy over the past week, so I forgot to blog that this online event was coming up. This is the fifth GACS that I have been involved in, and it... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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With the recent high number of Covid-19 cases in Colac, I have made the decision to close my shop doors once again. I will be closed until further notice, but as with my first closure back in March/April/May, my website... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Well what a week Lenora and I have had with the Friendship Frolic. It was a case of third time lucky with running our 5th Friendship Frolic. Last year we decided to cancel it because Lenora's husband had had a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have just received a small selection of the new Christmas collection from Hannah Dale of Wrendale Designs called Warm Wishes. It was the little robins that caught my eye as they were so very cute........but when I unwrapped the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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We have just finished day 2 of our Friendship Frolic and what a busy 2 days it has been. We have had people participating both online and in the shops, and are thankful to those who have followed our guidelines... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
Firstly we would like to thank everyone who has participated in our very first online Friendship Frolic. It has certainly kept both Lenora and I....and the Post Office!.....very busy over the last couple of days. Don't worry if you forgot... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
These are certainly unprecedented times that we are currently navigating our way through, and the logistics of coordinating our Friendship Frolic event with the safety and well-being of all of our customers, as well as our own families, is paramount... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I'm back again for another edition of Whatchya Got Wednesday. I have lost track of what I have posted on my WGW posts.......I must make a list........but I don't think that I have spoken about my Bargain Bundles yet. I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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No this is not another post about my garden and how I love being out and about in it, rather it is a post about fabric. Eleven months ago ........yes last August!.....I placed an order for a lovely soft and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It was our first sewing day for for the year for the participants of the One Crazy Sister Club. It was a drizzly cold day outside, but inside the classroom was buzzing with everyone working on the first project, the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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With everyone so time poor these days, we are always looking for short cuts or things to make our stitching experience easier. This especially applies when it comes to tracing off stitchery designs. Iron on transfers have been warmly embraced.......who... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It's back again, and I am geared up for a big weekend at the Great Australian Craft Show #4. The online event runs from Thursday 2nd July though to Sunday 5th July. While face to face craft events/shows will not... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Although I have a self imposed ban on using the spade at the moment (due to a little back soreness), I did venture out into the garden yesterday afternoon to make the most of the sunshine. I decided to focus... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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A plan to spend 2 full days in the garden was scrapped yesterday afternoon when I strained a muscle in my back. Those trees that I had to dig out and transplant were bigger than I thought....ouch.....but I did get... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I received some fantastic fabric related news this afternoon.....the new fabric collection from Natalie Bird called 'Heartstrings' is on it's way to the shop! It wasn't due until next month, so it was a lovely surprise when I got the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Today is the Winter Solstice in Australia, and what better day to reveal the newly finished 'Furr-ever Friends' Quilt. It's made from the Flannel fabric collection of the same name.........Furr-Ever Friends.......it's soooo warm and soooo snuggly! Just perfect for these... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It's my biggest gardening flaw........apart from buying too many plants......planting plants too close together and not allowing for the growth of the plant. It's so easy to do when the plants are small, and the area is big. About three... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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My so called weekly 'Whatchya Got Wednesday' blog posts fell by the wayside, but I have decided to resurrect them as I try my hardest to remember which day of the week it is! Today I want to tell you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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This new fabric collection by Janet Nesbitt arrived while the shop was closed due the isolation period. It has been on display in the shop for the past 4 weeks, but now that I have cut all of the kits... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I am excited to be able to let you all know that this gorgeous new Christmas Block of the Month designed by Anni Downs of Hatched & Patched will be available through Gum Valley Patchwork. This one will be fun... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have really been missing my garden lately. It has been so hectic in the shop, that I really haven't had a chance to get out and get anything done. Yesterday, as I sat inside catching up on paperwork, I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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As they say.......good things come to those who wait......and believe me I have been waiting....and waiting......and waiting! Over 7 weeks ago I placed an order with Tracy from Plumcute Designs for some of her patterns. You might remember my blog... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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June is not only the start of Winter, but it is also that special time of the year when the Christmas fabrics start to arrive in the shop. This year I have 3 different Christmas collections coming in, and the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Tomorrow morning the third (online) Great Australian Craft Show kicks off, and Gum Valley Patchwork will be 'attending' once again! There will be over 140 exhibitors listed, with links to their websites and featured products. There are also classes, live... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork