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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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Here is the pattern to make a super cute fabric bunny. Happy sewing Lisa Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2020 at Megelles Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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Here's a quick and easy tote bag tutorial! Have fun making some. The patterns is below. My apologies for the messy pattern! Hope you enjoy and make sure you like and share this video! Happy Sewing hugs Lisa Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2020 at Megelles Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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A little bit of my show and tell! I had a few extra blocks left from a quilt I made about 4 years ago, added a few extra strips and then quilted it onto one huge piece of bag batting.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2020 at Megelles Teddy & Patchwork Studio
I love this method to make bags. They are fully lined and very easy to make. You can add additional pockets or make the larger or different shapes. Have fun making them! Happy Sewing Lisa Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2020 at Megelles Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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I have gone outside my comfort zone just a little bit and am now stocking Boro Woven Foundations from Moda. New tote pattern soon! So happy with it. Using the Caroline Range from Brenda Riddle and Boro Woven Foundations Canvas... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2020 at Megelles Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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I thought I had already posted about my new patterns but something went wrong in the upload! For the Craft Fair in October 2019 I made four new bag patterns and three of my new patterns are zipper bags. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2020 at Megelles Teddy & Patchwork Studio
PLEASE SHARE. How to sew joey or kangaroo hanging pouches. It is a quicker way to make and sew 🧵 pouches. They should be made out of the suggested fabrics. Using this method, there are no French seams. You may... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2020 at Megelles Teddy & Patchwork Studio
Recently in Australia we have had several large bush fires and the plight of a few of our native animals was highlighted on social media. Lots of us started sewing items to help our wildlife carers. Here is a quick... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2019 at Megelles Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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Last week was so much fun. It was wonderful to catch up with everyone. And a big thank you to all of those that help me both before and during the show. These two liitle blue bears found new homes.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2019 at Megelles Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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We will be at the 2019 Craft and Quilt Fair from 16 October to 20 October 2019. Please come and visit us. And we will have some of these yummy fabrics available for you. If you are coming from outside... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2019 at Megelles Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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 Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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 Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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 Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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 Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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 Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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 Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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 Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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 Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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 Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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 Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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 Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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 Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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. Please comment. I appreciate your feedback. Here are some more details. Requirements: 2 1/2" strips of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at Megelles Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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 Teddy & Patchwork Studio
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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 Teddy & Patchwork Studio