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Christmas Cheer

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I have been busy this week making edible and  non edible gifts for the staff at DS1 kinder or kindy as they like to call it here in South Australia!
 I was lucky enough to win a bundle of fat quarters from Michelle Hill's new fabric range at the Quilters guild December meeting.  It is sitting under the tree, so I can fool myself that Michelle personally delivered it just for me!  That and the fact that I am scared that by letting it into my sewing room I will be tempted to start something new!  I am staying away from my books until after NYE, then I wont feel so guilty about the UFO's I didnt complete this year.
 These are some pictures of a new project that I did sneak in this year.  About a month ago I was wondering about how was I going to find the time to finish TWO The Aussie Santa Sacks by Millamac that I had started.  However thanks to Erolyn, Stacy, Elaine and Jane I got the last pieces cut out and fused onto the background fabric.  Then I persisted and using my fabulous…

Quilts from the Heart

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 All of a sudden November has come and gone and December is here.  I didn't mean to leave it so long between posts but we have been reasonably busy over the last month. 

 I completed my BF quilt and another cot quilt (girl), both of which were presented to their new owners during November.  I took photos of the completed projects on my mothers digital camera but couldn't them to download onto her PC.  I am hopeful that I can rectify this problem, but you will have to wait until we next visit! 

Also in November I attended the Festival of Quilts, at the Adelaide showgrounds.  I had entered DS2 quilt but it wasn't eligible to be judged as a large portion was from a kit.  I enjoyed looking at all the quilts and got an extra good look at one section while I spent two hours as white glove volunteer.  I caught up with some friends and did a little retail therapy, of course! 

I knew Christmas was fast approaching so I decided to make a late decision to make Santa sacks for my t…