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Linda White
Interests: Patchwork & Sewing, Gardening and Cooking.
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My Mum was a great gardener, and growing up as townie kids this was our front yard. It was filled with dahlias, and annual seedlings that Mum would grow in a big seedbed in our back yard. She would grow... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Well it has taken a while, but at long last the new 'Blue Goose' fabric collection has arrived in the shop. The Duck Duck Goose Block of the Month kits are cut and set aside (with the first blocks in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2021 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I am so excited that the new fabric collection, 'Backyard Happenings' from Gail Pan has arrived! We all had our fingers crossed that it would be here in February, but in all reality, I wasn't really expecting it until next... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2021 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The Great International Craft Show (GICS), Series 8 kicks off tomorrow Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th February 2021. This is Craft Alive's 8th online event.....and my 8th online event too! The original online event started last year after we went... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2021 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Bee Grateful is the newest fabric collection by Deb Strain for Moda Fabrics. Although the fabrics and pre cuts arrived in the shop in three separate deliveries, prior to and after Christmas/New Year, they are all now in stock and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2021 at Gum Valley Patchwork
It's hard to believe that it has been 5 years tomorrow that our Farmer's Wife Stitchalong group met for the very first time. There were just four of us, Jodie, Anne, Shirley and myself, but we spent so many happy... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2021 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Yes we all have them.........mine are sewing and gardening, with a bit of baking & cooking thrown in for good measure. Well all of these are covered perfectly with the new fabric that has arrived called 'Hobbies'. Designed by Sally... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2021 at Gum Valley Patchwork
Bookings opened this morning for my annual Retreat weekend in Simpson. Thank you to all of those who have booked in, and I'm sure that you will all have a great time. As mentioned I have uploaded the registration form... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2021 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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After what feels like forever, it's time to schedule some dates for the Material Girls Club. The Monday classes will be commencing next month, with the dates being: 22nd February; 22nd March;19th April; and 24th May. The cost: $25 per... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2021 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Sometimes waiting for the right time never comes, and for that reason I have decided that life needs to go on.........it is time to take the step and release the details for my Sit & Stitch in Simpson 2021 Retreat.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2021 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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This is the name of a new fabric released by Moda Fabrics. It is celebration of their wonderful Bella Solids fabrics. This special print is 44" wide, with a repeat every 20" (50cm). I think that it would look great... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2021 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Our 'baby' turns thirty today..... It honestly doesn't seem that long ago since that day she entered our family, albeit 2 weeks late. But with her arrival our small family was complete. We have been through good times and bad... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2021 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Early in December a small selection of the 'Animal Crackers' fabric by Sweetwater for Moda arrived in the shop. While a new pencil case is yet to be made, I have stitched up a new cot quilt using a charm... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2021 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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The newest fabric by Tilda is the pretty 'Woodland' collection. While I can't sell it prior to next Friday 15th January......the worldwide release date for it.....I am able to show you the three projects that I have made from it.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2021 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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Here we are at the start of a new year, Christmas is done and dusted, and it's time to open up the shop again for what we hope will be a better year than the last one. We still seem... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2021 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I am just popping in to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy new year! The shop is now closed until Thursday 7th January, but the online shop will remain open throughout this time. The posting... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I only ordered eight of the prints from this new 'Animal Crackers' fabric collection by Sweetwater, and now that they have arrived I am kicking myself that I didn't get more! I quickly jumped on the website and ordered two... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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It never fails......every winter someone drives their vehicle over our large front lawn area and leaves wheel ruts in the ground. The final straw came in early August when a truck got bogged.....it was time to do something to deter... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I have been a little slack lately in making up some of my Bargain Bundles to top up the dismal offering of just 2 bundles in the shop. I spent the best part of the day in the classroom, cutting... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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With the temperature here today tipped to reach a warm 31 degrees, the last thing on anyone's mind would be a warm and snuggly raggy quilt.....lol! But one must be prepared, as we all know here in Victoria, there is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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....yes a lot like Christmas! I have just returned home from a short stay with Hannah. She had a list of jobs that required the ute, so yesterday we spent the day tripping around ticking things off the list. It... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I come from a gardening and flower loving family. My grandmother had a lovely garden, but she also made and sold floral arrangements and wreaths. It was way back in the days when everyone would take (or send) a wreath... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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I am currently awaiting the arrival of the latest fabric collection from Meags & Me called 'Blue Goose'. It isn't due to arrive until December, but as we only have 10 days left of November, I have my fingers crossed... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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These linen blend fabrics are great for stitchery and applique work, and I've just added three new colours to my shop. Musk Pink, Sage and Deep Sea have been joined the Birch Bark in the Purity brand linen. It is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork
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While having a shop straighten up yesterday, I noticed that there are four projects that only have one kit left.......just one lonely kit. The first is the Floral Strips Large Pencil Case kit for $14 Next is the Pretty Papilion... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2020 at Gum Valley Patchwork