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We have just come back from a week in sunny Noosa.

It was a fantastic week to choose because Melbourne has just had one of the coldest September weeks on record.

There was much swimming …

Entertaining ….

(Making new friends on holidays was always the best!!!)

Some bushwalking ….

A sighting of the rare “Sunshine Coast Penis Tree” …..

Some Eumundi Market shopping ….

(I actually bought HEAPS more than this but didn’t get any photos)

There was much slack jawed TV watching ….

and happy snapping in the sunshine ….

Of course there was also a little stitching ….

No chance of going a whole week without some craftiness sneaking in.

Happy stitching.

Andi 🙂


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Lucky girl!!

So, I went to the Amitie sale a week or so ago and did some shopping for Kate because she was stranded with the kids and no car.

Little did I know, I was shopping for Amy and Sheridan too.
Look what they sent me to say ‘thanks’:

Sheridan (left) sent me some yellow Pez (because she is thoughtful and kind) and some Babushka fabric all wrapped up on some lovely ribbon and a sweet card.
Amy (right) (also thoughtful and kind) sent some funky squares fabric and some Babushka ribbon AND a card with her own softie creation on it.
(Funny how they both sent Babushka stuff. Love it!!)

Thanks to both of you. Anytime you want me to go fabric shopping on your behalf, just give a yell!! I had a ball!!

Also, here are some fabrics I’ve pulled out for a new quilt.

Quite a few reproduction vintage style fabrics, all small prints. Hmmm …. what could I be planning?

I plan to take them on our Noosa holiday in a couple of weeks so I’ll be hand piecing this one. (Another hint perhaps??)

Any suggestions for crafty things to do around Noosa?

Andi 🙂

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Well its about time I made another post!!! I’ve been unbearably busy in recent weeks:

  • Finishing up work/kindergarten/creche for the year
  • Hannukah and Christmas celebrations (Yes, we do have both. Long story!!)
  • Birthday celebrations (Happy birthday Mum!!))
  • New year’s celebrations
  • Going away on holidays
  • Creating new bedrooms for the little gingies (Not quite finished but here are a few teaser shots…)

Also, the quilt top completed in my last post is now a completed quilt ….

As if I don’t have enough on my plate, I have whipped up a new quilt top for Jake inspired by this (second quilt down: Judy’s ‘Town and Country’) …..

To all you lovely bloggers out there, Happy Hannukah/Christmas/whatever you celebrate.
Happy new year.
(I must say, I’m rather glad that the celebrations of recent weeks are all over. Now we can all get back to the important things …. SHOW ME THE QUILTING!!!)
Until next time, happy crafting.
Andi 🙂

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