Saturday, December 12, 2015

Adding another workshop in 2016

Natalie Bird from The Birdhouse will be giving a One Day Workshop on Sunday 30th April on the Gold Coast...

All Details are on the workshop blog: www.wandoolane.blogspot.com.au

You can contact me either by the contact form on the blog or by email:

mareew06@gmail.com.

Thanks for stopping by

Maree

 

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Oprah in Brisbane.

OH Em Gee!!!! I could have sat and listened too Her all night.... What an Inspiration...

 

Till next time

Maree

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Stitching Group's Xmas Party

Today we had our last get together for 2015 "Sunday Stitchers"

This year it was decided that our Secret Santa a Gift not necessarily can be Xmas lots of lovely gifts were swapped today....here is mine from Susan

 

Here is what I made for Cheryl aka Bliss in the Burbs...a Sewing Machine Mat.

Was a lovely finish for the year....I'll be back with more.

Till next time

Maree

 

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Getting Ready for 2016.



Yes it's time too get ready for our first Workshop in 2016 with Gail Pan.
Two Days of Fun & Stitching Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st February you will have 2 different projects too work on over the weekend one on each day in Kit Form all you will need too bring is your Hand Stitching Sewing Supplies...
If you are wishing too stay Overnight the Resort Offer $50.00 off Per Night on Your Accomodation.
The Weekend will be Fully Catered for Both Days...So Spread the Word and Bring a Friend...
We still have a few spaces still Available...


Gail is designing a New Project for the Weekend and She will also have Her Patterns and Books for you too Purchase..
Please Contact me Here if you are Interested.
Cheers
Maree



Thursday, November 12, 2015

Sorting Fabrics MSG Style.

Some tips we were given by Marg Sampson George at our workshop last month was the way too sort your fabrics....up until now my fabrics were Colour Co-Ordinated Stripes & Spots seperate it seems I was 1/4 way there...

Now they have new homes: florals lights mediums darks stripes spots script solids flowers etc are all bundled in seperate drawers....
And Labelled....I've had these drawers for about 34 years they were Blue back when our Son was Born I redid them a few years back.
Oranges for a Border....from fabricgarden.com.au
Also been working on getting the last corner finished on my Auntue Greens Garden nearly there...

Gorgeous new fabrics from Clairsfabrics.com.au
Last Monday night after work I headed too Brisbane Airport too pick up our London Kids the're home for 10 days for a Wedding....you can't see the time but they didn't appear till just after 2am! Of course I didn't get many Circles made too Excited...
Till next time

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Maree

Monday, November 2, 2015

Marg Sampson George Workshop.

Well! Finally got here to do a post on our 2 Day Workshop over the Weekend.

The Venue was Great Plenty of Light & Space All the Ladies were So Happy....it was All Relaxed and Chilled!! Best Workshop Ever!!!!

Tables all set up and we're rearing too go!
Lisa & Majella from Precious Time in Toowoomba came with a Pop Up Shop. That was Great!

One of the Gifts the Ladies recieved ...an A4 Fabric Envelope for all their bits & pieces....Yes I made them...

Our Tutor Marg working her Magic with Jane...I so want those Leggings...

Some works in progress on Day 2.
I'm here with First timers Teresa & De...

standing in front of Kay's Quilt "Fly away with Me"

Here is our Beautiful Marg who was Very Happy with her Gift...

Pineapples are her Thing...you need too be a MSG Fan too Understand...

And here is what I had too take home...it's all in the Process...
I'm hoping too get another extra class earlier in the new year just waiting too hear back from Marg her diary is pretty full and our next October Workshop is Full and there is a waiting list...if you would like to join us Please put your name down 12 months is a long way away and of course I'm expecting people too have too pull out...all the details are on the Workshop Blog...

Till next time

Thanks for stopping by.

Maree

 

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Workshop Update.

I've just put up a reminder on the Workshop Blog: Wandoolane. for our first workshop in 2016.
2 Days with Gail Pan...spaces are limited now so put your name down so you don't miss out...


cheers
Maree

Monday, October 19, 2015

Script Fabric

I love Script Fabrics they're great for backgrounds....

This one is light and the words aren't too big I ordered this through Alison @cotton-fabric in Victoria her link is on the sidebar...

Cheers

Thanks for stopping by

Maree

Friday, October 16, 2015

I Do Love a Wedding...

We're off too a Country Wedding next month and I'm pleased that Our London Kids are coming Home too Celebrate with Us...our Son is in the Bridal Party, long time School Friends from Port Macquarie....it will be Great too go Home even just for a Long Weekend....

There's always the Dilemma of an Outfit...but I did come across this while browsing for a Gift....



It's hard too know what colour the Girl's will be wearing thought this was Safe....Pink, Grey & White...

My head has been buzzing with preparations for our Big Workshop next weekend with Marg Sampson George a little Nervous I must admit....

Dots will be the Theme...

The count down is on....

Our first big workshop for 2016 will be in Feburary wit GAIL PAN if you love her work go over too the Workshop Blog and sign up or you can leave your name here....check out who we have coming next year 5 workshops all toll might be something there that takes your Fancy Never too early too book in...

Till next time

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Saturday, October 10, 2015

Sunday Shoppjng and a Finsh!

Had too take The Mr. Too have an Eye Text so I was happy browsing and I Just Can't go Past this Store....

I am a Stationary Nut!!!
Then came home too finish off these two cowls that I started on my recent trip too the UK using Scottish Highland Wool and Debbie Bliss Cashmere Aran...I'm set now for our next trip which will be coming into Next Winter...2016.
Till next time
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Friday, October 9, 2015

Already thinking of a New Challenge.

Our monthly group Sunday Stitches will be having 2 Challenge Quilts next year and this is one of them that a few of us are doing....if you are on IG you would see these on there as there was a qal started during the hear...

 

My Small Worls by Jenny Kingwell of Amitie Textiles in Melbourne...
I'm starting too collect some Low Volumn fabrics for my background....
I brought these online from Polkadottea .com in Canberra...

Till next time

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

I have a Thing for Clocks!!'

I had a little Procedure yesterday which required 3 stitches, so what better way too make One feel better than Retail Therapy....Iv been wanting a New Clock for my study but when I saw this yesterday I knew it had too be placed in my Sewing Room...what it about Clocks I would have a wall full of of them if I had my way but someone would think I've gone Competely Mad!!! LOL.

She is looking might Chuffed sitting up high for all too see....And

a New Jar for my French Threads

Till next time

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

It's Getting Busy @ Maison Ollie and May.

We're All getting busy now towards the end of our Year...

Workshop...Birthday Block and of course our Group's Secret Santa Sewing...it's All Happening...

 

Till next time

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Saturday, October 3, 2015

Name Tags..

Name Tags all ready for our upcoming Workshop with Marg George from Sydney....

 

Check out the Website www.wandoolane.blogspot.com.au for our Workshops for 2016 we have 5 Great Tutors coming too the Gold Coast with a Fabulous Function Hall Accommodation and Catering all under one Roof...

Till next time

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Knitting Red.

A Friend is due too be a first time Nanna rather than a Newborn Pressie I thought I'd Knit for Next Winter, it does get Cold where they live....

I use too dress our Son in Red I do like it for Little Boys...also feeling like my Mother with my new plastic Tablecloth, one has too protect their Wooden Table when one has a Child in the House!

At least it's Modern!!

Till next time

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