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Drumroll please. As we have now reached 20 comments I have used the random number generator to dtermine who will win the prize. And the winner is………………. Karyn Hewson. A pack of fat quarters will be winging its way to you very soon. Congratulations and thanks for your comments.
OK enough of the sadness of the last week – we need a much-needed injection of happiness at this point. What makes you happy (apart from your stash of course)? Hearing from you all this last week has made me happy and oh Valentine’s Day morning what do you think Luvvy had done? He left early for work and when I went to the kitchen this is what I found: The card is a musical… Continue Reading
A very sad day today as we farewelled our quilting sister Trudy who died on Sunday. I have put this off since that day because I didn’t want to think about her being gone. Trudy was a lovely lady who had a real zest for life and struggled through the awful illness of cancer with grace and humour. At her funeral today she was described as a wonderful mother and grandmother, courageous and loyal – phrases… Continue Reading
Look What Postie Brought
Just finished tonight’s class and thought we’d unpack what the postie brought this morning. How nice is this fabric – and fits perfectly with the pink theme for February. The fabric is by Timeless Treasures and is called ‘Flora’. There are several sizes of magnolias in this range from the very large scale luscious full-blown variety to small pink buds. A border fabric and coordinating textured ‘plains’ complete the range. This is perfect for quilting,… Continue Reading
Back in the Saddle
As the rain dries up and sunny skies abound all is now spic and span in the garden, school is in for the resident teenager and Apatchy is in full swing. We had four classes last week and, as usual, I am very impressed with all my ladies’ creative offerings. I have added a gallery to this blog so you can see some of their work. Some of these pieces are actually from September classes,… Continue Reading
Having been battered by driving rain for several days it took all day to clean up the areas downstairs where the storm water drains overflowed. Now we have to get rid of the pile of debris from the raging winds. As you can see we lost quite a lot of greenery. This may take longer to clear!
Quilting Technophobe Makes it to the Digital Age
Ok well it’s taken a year but it’s finally here. After thinking about having a blog for a year I have now seen all the online tutorials and waded through zillions of other people’s blogs to get to this stage. So I’m a little behind the pack but better late than never. I am the voice behind the shop Apatchy Quilting but don’t stress this blog won’t be all sell sell. I would like it… Continue Reading