Spring into Spring!!!

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I celebrated the start of Spring with a group of lovely ladies from our Perth Modern Quilt Guild on our inaugural Spring into Spring Retreat. We spent the weekend at a winery/cidery about an hour and a half south of Perth. The winery is a short stumble along a path from the accommodation area which has a MASSIVE, beautifully-appointed craft … Read More

TGIFF – the Banner edition

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TGIFF again. and I do have a finish. Actually had it last week but forgot to share. ┬áLuckily. Cos that meant I got those freaking fairies finished…This is a group project. We decided to make a ┬áPerth Modern Quilt Guild banner. The design was a labour of love, sweat and debates between a range of people, including myself, Erin at … Read More

Retreat: Part 2 (In which we sew)

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After showing you all that food we had on retreat, I should probably show you the sewing we did. I had the misfortune to get caught in a violent altercation between the car door which slammed open HARD against the bin as I was loading my last bag in the car to go to retreat. My hand broke up the … Read More

Retreat! (Part One: in which we eat a lot)

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Our new little Perth Modern Quilt group has been talking about having a retreat. As my dog-sitting credits are pretty much taken up for the year, I suggested we take over my parents’ place while they were away on holiday and have a mini-break. My parents live in a seaside settlement north of Perth, in rather a large house. They … Read More

WIP and PMQG Rides again

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I haven’t WIP Wednesday’d for a while, so I figure it’s time. After getting the two quilts ready for QuiltWest (opens tomorrow but I can’t go till Saturday – stinky work!) I had to decide what to work on next. When I saw M-R’s post of her WTFMQAL, there was really little choice. From QuiltMatters Yes, it’s a FINISHED QAYGFMQAL … Read More


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Oh no, not another weird acronym!!! Our Quilt Club Australia on Facebook has grown outta control, and Erin (of slackMissyMac) has been keen to get a chapter of the Modern Quilt Guild going locally, so she created a logo to prod us Perthlings into action. Isn’t it lovely?! So six of us met for drinks by the Swan River one … Read More