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Retail therapy

Yesterday took us to a few places.It was our son Jarad’s first performance since becoming a member of QLD Youth Orchestra. Gosh I always feel so proud when I hear him play in an orchestra. I never thought for one minute one of my children would achieve musically what he …

A Dream Student

Each week I teach a class at my local Patchwork shop Cooroy Drapery. The ladies are a wonderful group and they are making a multitude of things. I thought I would show you one of my students work. Avis is a brand new patchworker and this is her first quilt. …

Win a free retreat

Seeing as our last retreat was so much fun I thought I would give all my readers the chance to win a free retreat. (Does not include travel.) but includes all meals and more.All you have to do is get yourself and 9 friends together and yours is free. It …

Retreats are such fun.

Sewing, food and more food. I am just coming up for air after a wonderful retreat.  Even though it is work for me I get such a kick out of watching people really enjoy themselves.Just grabbing some energy for  breakfast on day one. Here are some of the girls in …

A Beautiful Quilt

This week has been hectic getting ready for our retreat/workshop with Helen Stubbings from Hugs and Kisses. I am still organising the menu for all the yummy food that will be consumed during the retreat. I have managed to get some sewing done though. I have done some more 6" …

Today is for me

Well after the searing heat of yesterday I declared today a day for me.I got up early and did some cutting out and prepared some hand sewing. Don’t you just hate it when you sit down at night and there is nothing ready to pick up and sew in front …

Today I headed off to Cooroy to teach a patchwork class. I just love teaching. What a great bunch of ladies they are too. All of them are working on different projects which makes for an interesting time.Today I was surprised with a cake and a lovely gift.Here they all …

Daley Birthdays

This week has seen 3 birthday celebrations in our family. Valentines day is my Husband Jims birthday. Yesterday was No 2 sons birthday and today It was my birthday.Aren’t these roses beautiful. These were waiting for me when I arrived home from doing the shopping this morning. Today was very …

Delivered safely to Uni

Well, my youngest has been safely delivered to Uni this weekend. Some mixed emotions of sadness seeing him leave but more than anything I am so proud of him.It has been a huge week for him. He has started playing with the Queensland Youth Orchestra, he got his drivers license …