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20May 2017

100/100: 100 Days of Making

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My heart is bursting!!!

Session 3 of Makers Escape Montville is underway! We have 31 fabulous ladies who have been sewing, painting, wood block printing, embroidering, making lampshades, pouring resin, weaving macrame cord and coiling baskets.

Such a beautiful warm friendly […]

16May 2017

99/100: 100 Days of Making

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Luscious linen lampshade!

Here is a custom shade that I am making… isn’t she a beauty! Can’t believe I am on Day 99! I’ve been quiet for the last few days… still making, but all my creativity is going into […]

12May 2017

98/100: 100 Days of Making

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It’s a sign!!

Thanks @thelasermill__ for the laser cut ply letters that we’ll use to make a new sign. The background ply is going to be stained, then we’ll attach the letters using aquadhere before sealing it all with a […]

10May 2017

97/100: 100 Days of Making

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Drying time!!

Well, the studio looks like a bit of the proverbial “Chinese laundry”! We have been screen printing pieces of leftover denim to make pockets for the aprons for our helpers for Makers Escape. The pockets are now drying […]

9May 2017

96/100: 100 Days of Making

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Private lesson with Rhonda!

What a fabulous way to spend a day… teaching Rhonda from @theurallaprintgallery how to make an ottoman and a lampshade. Rhonda travelled from Uralla on the New England Tableland in NSW to pick up some new […]

7May 2017

95/100: 100 Days of Making

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Fabric Sunshine!

This quilt is all but finished… just the binding and a few washes to go and then it is ready to be delivered to a domestic violence shelter. We have had a wonderful afternoon stitching rag quilts using […]

6May 2017

94/100: 100 Days of Making

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Stitching cheerfulness for those in need.

This morning I have been prepping for our community quilt sewing afternoon tomorrow. We have a team of wonderful volunteers coming along to stitch and snip our rag quilts into shape. These quilts, made […]

4May 2017

93/100: 100 Days of Making

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More curtains!

I posted about curtains a week or so ago… these are more curtains for the same friend. Lots of measuring and pinning for these hems which I will stitch on the machine using an invisible hemming stitch. These […]

3May 2017

92/100: 100 Days of Making

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Ready to screen print!!

I am ready to start screen printing merchandise for Makers Escape Montville! Silk screen, squeegee and print paste are at the ready. I’d love to show you what I’ll be printing, but that would spoil the […]

29April 2017

91/100: 100 Days of Making

29 April 2017|Categories: 100 Days of Making|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Nature inspired mobile!

We are away for the long week-end, camping down near Girraween National Park. This morning Lauren collected twigs and sticks, seed pods and beautiful autumn leaves and then, with Aubrey’s help, made a mobile. It is a […]