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Julie
Western Australia
I work full time as a secondary science teacher and love doing all types of craft to relax.
Interests: My favourite crafts at the moment are: stichery, needleturn applique, patchwork, quilting. I also like playing with my dog Jessie, going on holidays with my husband, watching the football (Australian Rules) - Go Dockers, cricket and tennis.
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I think 33 inches
Toggle Commented Mar 7, 2013 on Guessing Game at Lynette Anderson Designs
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I can't decide whether to frame mine or turn it into a cushion. This post hasn't helped as they all look great.
Toggle Commented Jan 15, 2013 on Heart and Home... at Lynette Anderson Designs
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Wow I ould love to win a prize and share the joy.
Toggle Commented Nov 30, 2012 on Some quilt Market giveaways at Hugs from Helen
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I love the skates. Unfortunately the only ice for me at Christmas will be in my drink! Or maybe that's a good thing.
Toggle Commented Nov 28, 2012 on Ornament Blog Hop at Bari J.
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It's summer for me at Christmas too!
Toggle Commented Nov 28, 2012 on A Stitchy Christmas Ornament at The Last Piece
It's spring! The there are lots of flowers and I have just looked out the bedroom window and there was a family of kangaroos. The mum had a joey peeking out of her pouch.
Toggle Commented Nov 8, 2012 on Pat Sloan want a chance? at Pat Sloan's Blog
Gail, it is gorgeous
Toggle Commented Nov 7, 2012 on Aurifil blog hop at gail pan designs
I love the little snowman. Thanks Sherri. Off to see what other cute ornaments await.
Toggle Commented Nov 6, 2012 on Happy Holidays! at Little Bits of This & That
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Welcome back Bari, I've missed you blogs. I'd live to win this book.
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I have been admiring the cute sewing case on your blog and website. I would love to win your book so I can make this project, and of course other projects as well. Thanks for the opportunity.
Toggle Commented Mar 15, 2012 on Signed Book Give-away... at Lynette Anderson Designs
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I love doing embroidery as it enables me to wind down after a stressful day at work. It is also portable so I can take it anywhere.
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I have just looked at the sample pages - would love to find out more about the colour wheel
Toggle Commented Jan 11, 2012 on &Stitches at welovefrenchknots
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I love making little sewing accessories. A needle book for every project. The little gnome is sooo cute. What a great Christmas present it would be for me. :)
Toggle Commented Nov 29, 2011 on New Needle Book... at Lynette Anderson Designs
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I can't wait. I have finished project 1.
Toggle Commented Nov 21, 2011 on Are you a member? at Lynette Anderson Designs
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WOW more beautiful dogs and cats at play. What a lovely design.
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Oct 5, 2011
Hi Lynette. I love the design on the bags it reminds me of the charactrs from my favourite of your books It's Quilting Cats and Dogs. Tilda books always have beutiful pictues and projects. I would love to win any of these prizes. Thanks for the opportunity. I am going to start the stitchery today for my project club bag. Bye for now!
Toggle Commented Sep 25, 2011 on Book and Bag Giveaway... at Lynette Anderson Designs
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Wow what a great way to use French Knots - very effective
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I love doing redwork. I have just finished stitching redwork blocks for "Its a Red Work Christmas" by Rosalie Quinlan. I did the redwork on the train travelling to and from work over the last 18 months and pieced the top in my recent holidays. I have uploaded photo into Flicker. I have just started a new redwork project on the train. It is the patterns I collected as part of the Gidday Quilters Shophop earlier this year. I have also up loaded the first block into flicker.
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Congratulations on your 700th blog. I love those variegated threads
Toggle Commented Aug 1, 2011 on 700 at Lynette Anderson Designs
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Hi all. I always find it a delema when transferring designs. I have used fadeout and water soluble pens in the past with disastrous results. Marks returning after a number of years and can't be removed. The new frixion pen gives nice fine line but not if you are using a pellon/interfacing material as a backing as you have to iron it on before you trace. Someone from my quilting group used the Frixion pen, remove ink with an iron as directed then put in freezer and the lines reappeared. Ceramic pencils need to be washed out and they are not very fine. I usually end up using a pencil or pigma pen, however these require careful tracing. it would be great to have an easy way to transfer line. Will lookout for transfer eze.
Toggle Commented Aug 1, 2011 on Product Review: Transfer-eze at welovefrenchknots
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Hi Bari, I was taught to do bullion roses slightly different to yours and always ended up with an extra loop. I can't wait to try you method as it eliminates this extra bit. I to have been doing much better french knots after watching your tutorial. My sampler is looking nice. Can't wait for more. Thanks
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I have just read your story on welovefrenchknots and followed the link to your blog. Happy Blogaversary, well done for blogging for so long. I started last week and I am still learning how to do blog things. I loved the little owl block pattern. I will be making this block soon. I have a friend in my quilting group who loves owls. I will have to make her a gift. I look forward to following your blog.
I have recently found quiltmania at my local newsagent and love the different designs it contains. Very different to those in Australian mags. I always have to have a quick flick through mags as soon as I get them. I then have to force myself to read from front to back and not jump around. It is easy to miss things if you jump around. I have tried to read without flicking first but can't resist the temptation.
Toggle Commented Jul 26, 2011 on Quiltmania... at Lynette Anderson Designs
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Thank you Bari for the interview and thank you Natalie for the cute little stitchery. I need more hours in the day.
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