Archive for the ‘Studio News’ Category

Time to recharge the batteries

Even though we may love what we do, sometimes we all need to take a break. I will be taking some time off to do some travelling during April and May, to recharge the batteries and be inspired by all things quilting and textiles in the UK and France. Yes, yes, I know… still quilting… […]

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Apr 12, 2015

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Open Day at the Studio

It’s Open Day at the Studio – 1st March, 9am-5pm The doors will be open and the urn will be on, so feel free to drop by for a cuppa and a chat this Sunday. There’s quilts and sewn samples on display for inspiration and we have a range of quilting products that I enjoy […]

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Feb 24, 2015

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Holidays stitched up… it’s back to quilting

Holidays stitched up… it’s back to quilting Well… Christmas, New Year and the holidays have come and gone and I hope you all had a wonderful time doing whatever you enjoy doing with those you hold dear… and for most of us that would mean making some time for quilting and quilting friends. Unfortunately I […]

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So that is where the first half of the month went

So that is where the first half of the month went… a day in the country, a quilt gathering, an open studio and a pot of paint. Quite a busy few weeks, here’s a catch up post. The first weekend of August saw Fran and I head to Castlemaine to spend the day stitching with the […]

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Aug 24, 2014

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Dear Jenny

A few months ago a quilting friend called me to ask if she could send Jenny along to the Studio. Jenny, a beginner quilter, was having trouble with a block-of-the-month quilting project and needed some help. Sure I said, not asking anymore questions. Jenny walked in the door with the Dear Jane book under her […]

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Quilting diary dates

A couple of quilting diary dates for August you may be interested in. With our big quilting events, the Australasian Quilting Convention and Victorian Quilters Showcase Exhibition, now over for another year I’d hoped to get back to pattern writing which for the first half of this year seemed to have been side-lined. Unfortunately so […]

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Jul 15, 2014

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Quilt Study Group day

We had a very informative Quilt Study Group day at the the Studio last Sunday reviewing quilts from 1770-1830. Janet’s powerpoint presentation and explanation of how certain styles and variations pin point the period and location of origin was interesting, with lots of photos of quilts for us to see and compare. We were then […]

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Jun 4, 2014

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Quilt Study Group of Victoria

Quilt Study Group of Victoria day at the Studio I’m pleased to be hosting a day at the Studio for the Quilt Study Group of Victoria on the 1st June, 10am – 4pm. Janet usually has some wonderful antique quilts and fabrics for us to admire along with stories of her latest finds, conferences and […]

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May 13, 2014

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Back to quilting

After a little R & R it’s time to get back to quilting. We are half way through February and I don’t now where the last 2 months have gone. Well I do… Christmas, New Year, catching up with family and friends, too much food and wine, not enough sleep and exercise. Sound familiar? I […]

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Feb 19, 2014

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Tuesday at the Studio

Last Tuesday at the Studio my friend Jo (yes… another Jo) dropped in with her sewing group. Jo had organised for the girls to drop by for a bit of a demo, morning tea and ‘Show & Tell’, then they were off to have their Christmas lunch. First I showed them some of my ‘works-in-progress’ […]

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Dec 12, 2013

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