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Linda White
Interests: Patchwork & Sewing, Gardening and Cooking.
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Back to the holiday blogging, but don't worry after today's post there will only be one more post about Canada......lol! After leaving Banff, we headed up in to the mountains to visit the beautiful frozen Lake Louise. It is the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Wow....what can I say. It's Wednesday again and I haven't blogged since last Wednesday's WGW. I do have had a pretty good excuse as I have been busy.......getting name tags made, goodie bags assembled, tables sorted, projects kitted and generally... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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So far I haven't missed a Whatchya Got Wednesday blog post, and I am feeling pretty proud of myself.......usually I forget what day it is.....lol! I have been putting the shop back together after our trip to Adelaide, and have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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We arrived home late yesterday after being away in Adelaide for the Sewing, Stitching and Handcraft Show. With a days traveling to get over there, we usually don't do much on the Wednesday........just book in to the Hotel, go out... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It is now just a fortnight until we break out the decorations, play the carols, and pop on our Santa hats for this year's Christmas in July event. Due to a couple of cancellations, I have a few places that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I thought that I had better get back to my holiday blogging before I can't remember where I went and what I did......lol! And just a little warning that if you don't want to see photos of snow then you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Wednesdays seem to come around a lot quicker now that I have started these 'Whatchya Got Wednesday' posts.......lol! The first week I posted about Fusible Parlan, and last week it was about the wonderful small but strong magnetic snaps. This... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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We are off to Adelaide first thing tomorrow morning for the Sewing Stitching and Handcraft Show. It is our fifth year of attending this Show, and it is so nice to meet up with the South Australian crafting community, who... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Today is the 1st of July......the first day of a new month, the first day of the new financial year, the first day of the second month of Winter (edging our way slowly to Spring....yay!),.......and the launch of the new... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The next part of our holiday involved heading north and across the border to Canada.......Vancouver to be precise. Our first day involved washing......again......and then a walk around to check out the surrounds, oh and to buy a Canadian sim card... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Thanks for the positive response to my first 'Whatchya Got Wednesday' last week. It seems that I am not alone when it comes to loving Fusible Parlan. As many of you know, I source and stock quite a few bag... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I had a fun time this morning when Rhys called in to show me all of the new fabrics on offer from the companies that he reps for. Three hours later.......five fabric ranges along with a few other bits and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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This idea has been floating around in my head for a few months now, and each time I think about starting it, it's not a Wednesday......lol! Well today it is, so here we go with my first 'Whatchya Got Wednesday'...............every... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Back to holiday blogging.... On arriving back in Miami, we had several hours to fill in before our flight to Nashville left. With the memories of sitting around waiting in airport terminals still just a little too fresh in our... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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A few of you might remember me blogging back in December about my first ever attempt to grow Sweet Potatoes. In October, I planted one small Sweet Potato plant that I had purchased from Bunnings for $3.50. I watered it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It's hard to believe that I have been home for 2.5 weeks from my holiday with Hannah. I'm sorry that I haven't had a chance to post about any of the fun that we got up to while we were... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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So this happened on Tuesday.........I decided to book a stand and take the shop on the road again. This time we head north to the Quiltopia event in Sydney in October. It will be my first time attending a show... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I am a list maker and have been for years. At the moment I have a list of blog posts that I need to write that is as long as my arm......well about 14 that I can think of at... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Yes I am back home from the Craft Alive event in Mount Gambier and I had a really good time away. It was a great show, and although the weather was less than desirable, the local crafting community came out... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Last year I attended the first ever Craft Alive event in Mt Gambier. It was a great show and was supported so enthusiastically by the local crafting community that Brett and Sally from Craft Alive decided to do it all... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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After the success of my very first Christmas in July event in 2018, I have decided to do it all again this year. The venue is booked and the date is set for Sunday 21st July, 2019 10am to 4pm... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The newest fabric collection to arrive in the shop is the latest by our good friend Gail Pan...........Christmas Elves. These cheeky and mischievous Elves feature in a number of the prints from this small collection of eleven fabrics. There are... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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While I was away the new fabric range, 'Nova' from Basic Grey was delivered. I have had a couple of Basic Grey ranges over the past years.....Curio and Persimmon......but I think that this one just might be my favourite. I... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I was just scrolling through my last few blog posts and I realised that I hadn't let you all know about the beautiful 'Bee Joyful' fabric range that arrived in the shop just a few days after AQC. I guess... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Although I'm not sure what day or time it is, I do know one thing.......it's good to be home! Yes I'm back after being away for about 4 and a half weeks. The view of Melbourne from the plane window... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2019 at Gum Valley Patchwork