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Lisa
Brisbane, Australia
Wife, mother, bear artist, designer, lover of pink, sewer, bear artist, gardener
Interests: my family, Moreton Island, embroidery, patchwork, teddy bear making, roses, gardening
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I am so happy with this little bag. The zipper is so easy to put in. Hugs Lisa Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2019 at Megelles
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I have finally finished quilting my Splendid Sampler 1. It has taken me weeks to quilt it as I was procrastinating big time. To be honest it really took me months to even get it on my long arm as... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2019 at Megelles
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Every year I have a great time making things for my local Mother’s Day Market. I have lots of repeat customers and quite a few that I have watched grow up over the years. I love this little market and... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2019 at Megelles
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Sometimes I need a little help in deciding what to make next. One of the ladies wanted to make her hubby a new wash/toiletry bag but a little bigger than normal. It took me a few days to remember about... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2019 at Megelles
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I have been bag making of late. I found this wonderful website called the Bag of the Month Club. https://www.bagomc.com They offer a three month subscription. It is one new pattern each month with heaps of helpful hints and the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2019 at Megelles
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Hi Everyone Most of us never like to change our brands. I am proud to say that I am a Janome girl!! Recently I was asked by Janome Australia to be a Janome Maker on their website. I was very... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2019 at Megelles
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I have finally done it! Updated my website! Actually I have revamped the whole site. What a mammoth task it has been! Hopefully it is now more user friendly and easier for you to buy from. Here’s my new header!... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at Megelles
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A few weeks ago Madonna said let’s make a date for a Sunday sewing session! And lately I have been finding it hard to find time to sew and I know that Madonna has the same problem! So we organised... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2018 at Megelles
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For the past few years I’ve been thinking about designing a bag like this. And then a few months ago I found the exact pattern. Natalia had already designed it. Thank you. A few of the Megelles Girlies decided to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2018 at Megelles
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I am reposting the video I did last year for those interested. Please send me a copy of your house quilt to my facebook page or share on instagram! hugs Lisa Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2018 at Megelles
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We (Deb, Helen and I) had a wonderful weekend away at the Sunshine Coast. It is always great to catch up with old friends and make some new ones. Lynette Anderson hosts the days and we always have the best... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2017 at Megelles
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Last weekend I had a stand at the World of Craft show here in Brisbane and also had the opportunity to hold a couple of live demos. Both were very popular but as this one is very short I thought... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at Megelles
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Hi Everyone I have just made a short video on how I made my little house quilt and posted it to my Facebook page. Here are some more details. Requirements: 2 1/2" strips of fabric 4 3/4" squares of fabric... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at Megelles
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Annie was my first ever cover girl. I designed and made her 20 years ago for my eldest daughter Megan. Happy birthday Annie. If you have made Annie please send me a photo or post a photo on my Facebook... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2017 at Megelles
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Just arrived the latest range from 3 Sister. It is called Poetry. 3 Sisters are one of my favourite Moda designers. I have never been a fan of grey fabric but over the last few years they have grown on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2017 at Megelles
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It has been a few years since I was last published in Bear Creations. Here is a Sewing kit/needle case, I designed to fit all your bear making tools. Would you like to win the original kit?? All you need... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2017 at Megelles
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Today I made a new cover for my 2017 Diary so I thought I would share with you a simple way to make a fabric cover for any journel or notebook. Please share and have fun sewing! One thing I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2017 at Megelles
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HNY everyone. Wishing all of you happiness and good health in 2016. Let's hope life slows down a tad ...... and we all take time to smell the roses (and I hope to do lots of sewing and go to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2015 at Megelles
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I have just uploaded my new free pattern for you. It's a sewing basket in two versions. The link to the pattern is on the side bar - Megelles Free PDF Patterns Have fun making it. hugs Lisa Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2015 at Megelles
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Everyone is saying how fast this year has disappeared! It seems we are all busier and busier and never have enough time for ourselves. And in saying that we have been quite busy since the craft show - not really... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2015 at Megelles
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I have had the best time in the last five days catching up with everyone and showing my work to a whole new load of customers. We had an excellent show even sold out of a few things. A big... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2015 at Megelles
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Sew Together Bag with Jen This is a one-day course to make the wonderful Sew Together Bag (Pattern is by Sew Demented) with Jennifer Kilpatrick as your tutor. In the class you will learn: How to put zippers in Simple... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2015 at Megelles
Here is how I airbrush one of my bears. It is fairly simple to do. Here is another video for you. This time on how I airbrush my bears faces. Please let me know what you think and share if... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2015 at Megelles
The answer to this is no-where really. I do find it hard to keep up with it all especially updating my blog and website. I do regularly update my Facebook page and occasionally I post on Instagram and pin a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2015 at Megelles