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Brisbane Australia
I am a Freelance Textile and Craft Representative. I live in the beautiful state of Queensland, Australia, and I spend my days traveling all over the state selling patchwork, quilting and craft supplies to retailers withing the industry.
Interests: Travel, home decorating, reading, sewing, antiques, fabric, learning new things, early morning walks, patchwork & quilting, anything vintage, lazy Sunday moringings with my partner, Friday morning coffee with my girfriends!
Recent Activity
Hello Splendid Samplerites. Welcome to block 97! You are almost there and I must say I am in awe of all of you who have been able to join in and complete your blocks each week. My block is a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2017 at Di Mill
We have a winner for the Splendid Sampler Giveaway. Thank you to everyone who commented. I was blown away by the number of you who took the time to comment. I have really enjoyed reading all of your tips on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2016 at Di Mill
In case you haven't heard of it - there is a wonderful Quilt-a-long called The Splendid Sampler which has been organised by Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson. 100 Blocks that have been designed by 84 designers - and the blocks... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2016 at Di Mill
Has it really been that long since I've blogged? It's a bit sad that Instagram has taken over from by blogging days but I'm hoping to rectify that a bit. So I'm starting off with a video of some interviews... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at Di Mill
Barb and Mary of Me and My Sister Designs have just finished their first 2 days of classes at Patches Indooroopilly in Brisbane. Below is a small snippet of the classes. There may still be some spots left at FiFi's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at Di Mill
It's only a few more sleeps before Barbara and Mary the brains behind the popular Moda design team "Me & My Sister arrive in Australia for a couple of weeks. Barb and Mary will be holding workshops in stores in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2015 at Di Mill
The winner of the Fabric Giveaway is "Kelliottmagicsss" who entered the competition through instagram. Congratulation Kelly - you parcel of goodies is heading your way. Take care....Di Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at Di Mill
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Posted Jul 30, 2014 at Di Mill
5 things I'm loving on pinterest this week: 1. Storage pockets tutorial 2. DIY Makeup bag 3. Minky baby blanket tutorial 4. Tesselations Quilt designed by Alison Glass 5. gold glitter vases Take care....Di Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Di Mill
It's Friday and I think this blog is long overdue for a "Giveaway" don't you? The chance to win some lovely fabric bundles is always a winner in my books so here is what I'm giving away this week: 2... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at Di Mill
5 things I'm loving on pinterest this week: 1. Felted Jewellery Pouch 2. Tea Towel Tutorial 3. quilt 4. placemats 5. Button Art take care....Di Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Di Mill
I love it when the delivery man pulls up outside of my house and he starts bringing in a big box. I know it's new fabric samples and I can't wait to rip open the box and see what's inside.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at Di Mill
It only seems like yesterday that I was nervously waiting at the Brisbane International airport for Camille Roskelley and her friend Holly to arrive. This was the first international Fabric Designer / tutor that I had approached and brought out... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at Di Mill
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Posted Jul 16, 2014 at Di Mill
Oh my goodness - where has the time gone? Life has been a bit crazy lately but it's all been worth every second of madness. May and June have been huge months for me with work and I am only... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Di Mill
As a rep, I am constantly receiving new fabric samples. I love it when the courier arrives and I usually rip open the boxes as quickly as possible to see what the latest fabric designs are. I'm often selling 6... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at Di Mill
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Posted May 7, 2014 at Di Mill
I should have posted this post months ago as it was such a lovely time for me as well as for my family. On Christmas Eve my Dad turned 80! It's a bit late but I wanted to share it... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2014 at Di Mill
Its been a flurry of activity around here while I work frantically to get everything ready for Camille's tour as well as Market Trends - the Convention & Trade show for Patchwork & Quilting Retailers and wholesale businesses. Online Booking... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Di Mill
I'm so excited to be writing this post. Life has been a bit crazy for me lately with so much to organise but I can finally let you know where Camille will be teaching while she is here in Australia:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Di Mill
I can't believe how long it has been since I've sat down to write in this space. I have been working very hard on a very special project which I can now reveal. I am so excited to announce that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2014 at Di Mill
Last weekend was AQM - Australian Quilt Market in Melbourne, a wholesale trade show for those in the Patchwork & Quilting industry. My daughter come down with me and was able to grab my ipad and video some of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Di Mill
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Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Di Mill
Five things I've found on the net this week that have made me smile: 1. Baby Shoes on etsy 2. baby skirt & pants pdf 3. iphone baby quilt 4. Melly & Me bunnies 5. wool felt animal bookend set... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at Di Mill
I thought I would try and share with you each week some of the lovely quilts I see as I visit Patchwork & Quilting stores around Queensland. This week I saw this gorgeous quilt at Quilt Essentials in Eatons Hill.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Di Mill