and we’re registered for homeschooling


I remember a friend told me she received her registration for homeschooling last year. I was thinking to myself wow she really does things by the book. I'd just homeschool without registering. Wrong. There was quite the paperwork at my end to get my homeschooling plan written up and approved. In fact I think NSW has the most requirements when it comes to homeschooling your children. And oh the fun I had reading through the curriculum. I hadn't picked one up since I studied towards a grad dip ed … {Keep Reading...}

pick any 2 charm square packs!


Thank you to everyone who has made purchases through my little shop. I had some Moda crossweave in black and it sold out in 2 days. Thank you. I’ll see how much is left and relist it. I do have white charm square packs which are wonderful to use if you love quick pinwheels or […]

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a little wallaby all finished


This is such a sweet pattern. Wallaby by tiKKi is available to knit in 4, 8 or 10 ply which gives you lots of options. I love knitting in 10 ply for the speed and also because it makes a nice warm little cardigan for a little baby. I knit this little cardigan in Bendigo […]

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how to make a cute t-shirt dress

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Here is another project I made for Brother that my little girl just loves to wear. It’s so easy to pick up t-shirts like these one with a cute design or plain and then add a cute skirt and voila you have a cute t-shirt dress. You can find the full instructions here. This little […]

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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 […]

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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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