Saturday, December 28, 2019

Deck Of Cards Holder.

 I bought this lovely cork fabric from Savers at $8 per metre and will be turning it into simple card holders for the Aussie Hero gifts.
Very simple, Just 2 rows of stitching that attaches the strap to the back. slide the cards in at the sides and clip shut.

Friday, December 27, 2019


For Christmas my husband gave me some money and my son Mark did too. This is what I bought as part of the Aussie Hero packages. They were $2.50 each form Dimmeys and Dimmeys gave me 5 for free. Thanks Dimmeys for your support.

Making Cards.

 Yesterday I was making cards for Aussie Heroes.
Cards all done and blank cards with my address on the envelope too for the chance if they want to send me a Thank you and book marks with quilt care instructions.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Aussie Hero Quilt Finished.

 Aussie hero quilt finished.
 Buying supplies for the care packages. Best price for these is The Reject Shop.
These black gel pens were also from the Reject Shop 20c each. Great for the puzzle books that I put into the parcels.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Next Aussie Hero Quilt Started.

Next Aussie Hero quilt started. Keeping the colours simple, adding photos to the blank quilted blocks.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Quicky Brooches.

 Using multiple sheets of the same tags I am cutting them out and layering them to make brooches.
Glueing them onto wooden discs and hot glue a pin back.

Recent Makes.

 9 laundry bags this week.

 finished 2 weeks ago.
 last week.
 Advent calendar for my Grandson.
30 of these thank you gifts for my friends.

Monday, November 25, 2019

Friday, November 22, 2019

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Aussie Hero Quilt Finished.

Aussie Hero quilt finished.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Aussie Hero Silent Auction Item.

 This is the chess set I made for the Aussie Hero silent Auction dinner.
 Red and Gold, Blue and silver.
With drawers to hold them in. It sold and the owner loved it. I have been asked to make one for next year too. Just got back from the Canberra dinner and events that was 4 days in Canberra and then a visit to my daughter in Bathurst for just over a week. Got back last night at 11pm. Tired but raring to go.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Aussie Hero Quilt Continued And Shopping.

 This is my new machine. A Janome MC400E. I used the Brother Innov-is 1200 to part exchange on this model. Very happy indeed.
Aussie Hero quilt so far. Waiting on the middle block to arrive to decide how I will chop the navy blue blocks to fit it in. So far the quilt is in 2 parts.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Shopping And Quilting.

 Big thing this week, Bought a Brother Innov-is 1200 from Cash Converters last week. I am having it serviced at the moment. So looking forward to having a play with it.
Started my next Aussie Hero quilt. Marvel Superheroes, Australian flag, and other things as well.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Next Aussie Hero Quilt Started.

Unicorns and fairies.

Aussie Hero Quilt Finished.

Another quilt finished.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Next Aussie Hero Quilt Started.

Basic layout for my next Aussie Hero quilt.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Aussie Hero quilt Finished.

Aussie Hero quilt finished.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Aussie Hero Quilt In Progress.

Waiting on 2 blocks to arrive then adding those colours to the ends of the  Aussie flag and the sashings to pull it all together.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Next Aussie Hero Quilt Started.

Two blocks are being sent to me to add to the quilt.

Monday, September 30, 2019

New Project.

 The zips I bought a few years ago and the fabric a couple of weeks ago both from Savers, are now being turned into a requested Item, lingerie bags for the females. 
French seams and jelly rolls are being used in this project to make them all different.
 The chess st is finished and I will post pictures after the Aussie Hero Dinner. Originally it was going to be a raffle item but that has now changed to a silent auction.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Aussie Hero Raffle Prize In Progress.

This is the chess set I am making for the Aussie Hero Dinner raffle prize. It will have 2 drawers for the chess pieces. My blog will be quiet for a while while I get this done.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Aussie Hero Quilt Finished.

Aussie Hero quilt finished.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Raffle Prize Started.

The embroidered blocks arrived for the quilt I started last week so I will get back to doing that, Meanwhile I have started making a raffle prize for the Aussie Hero Dinner, It will be a cloth chess set. This is the start of the pawns. Blue and silver, and the other set will be red and gold.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Aussie Hero Quilt Continued.

All the hobbies have been done, waiting now for the embroidered patches to arrive to do the last 2 blocks.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Next Aussie Hero Quilt Started.

Camping, Harley Davidson motorbikes and fishing, Just some of the hobbies on this quilt.

Thursday, September 5, 2019