how to make a charm square quilt


Quite a few years ago I started writing a project on how to make a charm square quilt and I never finished it! Well now I have. I've probably had 2 babies in between. You can find the step by step instructions and lots of photos over here on the Brother Australia website. You might find it easier to buy your own premade binding. I have included instructions to make your own binding and even tried a new stitch to attach the binding. It looked like this on my machine and … {Keep Reading...}

making meals for others

making meals for others

I didn’t intend to be off the blog for that long but the rush of the end of term, a house full of sick people, my twins finishing school up to homeschool and some very sad news from our school have kept me away. We lost one of the mums in our class and it […]

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I added some more bonnie & camille

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I just added some more bonnie & camille to the store and the handmade bundle is the ultimate for the fabric lover! I would like to keep it for myself but might get in trouble if I do. You can find it here. And I also have some fabrics on bolts (7 all up) which […]

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just like clifford the big red dog


Here is my 4 1/2 month old puppy! HUGE! Clifford the big red dog comes to mind when I think about our puppy. Still one of the best birthday presents I’ve ever received and definitely the funniest. He’s a very good boy, still toilet training, makes us laugh, the kids love him to bits and […]

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pre-release fabrics now in stock


It was a happy mail day but when pre-release fabrics from Quilt Market arrived on my doorstep. Mind you I was in the middle of birthday party preparations so had to get up early on saturday and list a few things. And I still have a couple of things to list but am almost done. […]

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my top tips for getting out the door in the morning!


brought to you by Nissan This year my school run involves 3 schools every morning and if I’m not out the door and in the car by a certain time then it’s all over. Well, no not really, it just means that someone is going to be late for school. So I’m running on a […]

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starting small

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I have a few things up in my etsy store here if you live in Australia and love bonnie & camille fabric. All prices include postage in Australia and GST. I have a few more fabric packs to add during the week. I decided that etsy was an easier way to manage everything rather than […]

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I finally made a pencil roll project!

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How many pencil roll photos have I shared before I finally got around to writing up a pattern! Well here it is. You will find the pattern the new Brother Inspires website here. I loved making this pattern and it’s perfect for a present (in fact it’s so popular that I usually get told by my […]

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I knitted a big girl cardigan


You’ve probably figured out that I love baby knits and I’ve gone a bit bigger on this one knitting a size 4. I know it’s not an adult size but its definitely bigger than what I usually knit. The pattern is granny’s favourite by tikki and I love it. Ravelry tells me it’s my 4th granny’s […]

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