Forgive Me Bloggers For I Have Sinned, It Has Been Over A Week Since My Last Post

Where have I been?….I hear you call Well I thought new laptop would equal lots of blogging! In fact a new laptop equals lots of online shopping!! So let me please blameMiss B from Good Night Little Spoon for this! I was doing my usual perusal of my fave blogs and saw Bianca’s Love At […]

Hottie Challenge Completed At Last

So after lots of procrastination I finally finished the Hottie Cover for this FAB competition. I had tried to theme this hot water bottle along side the cause the competition-which was in aid of – Margaret Pratt Heart and Lung Transplant Research….I immediately wanted to make the hot water bottle cover like an upper torso. […]

Like A Child On Christmas Morning

I lay in bed chatting to chef boy, complaining of a head ache and not wanting to go to work. Beep- one new email. “Your parcel is now with the driver” I quickly jumped out of bed- Gotta go! My new laptop is being delivered to work today…. Oh the excitement!!! I waited by the […]

For My Crafty Girls

I found this awesome list on Pepperstitches today. Gonna print it out and hang it up where I can see it everyday!!!    

Knight In Shining Armour

Aunty meg was kept busy this weekend…. A trip to spotlight with the soon to be 5 year old nephew of Chef Boy led to an afternoon of crafting this cool Knight costume. Mr E sat himself down on the floor cushions and watched Horton Hears A Who while I crafted away. I also made […]

A Labour Of Lurve

So here it is …. This is what stopped me blogging last week and nearly caused me to go blind: Chef Boy’s new embroidered tshirt. His reaction: “aw wow, that’s awesome! Kinda wish I had given ya a better tshirt to do it on now!!!” My mums reaction: “that’s nice love…..but what is it?” Please […]

A Year Later….

This time last year I arrived in Australia with my life in a suitcase (and one box that i shipped a few weeks earlier). It was incredibly scary and exciting all at the same time. Exams finished and financials in order, I left for greener pastures/ employment opportunities. I was very lucky to be arriving to […]

A Stitch In Time

Armed with my newly acquired chain stitching technique I decided to embroider a present for Chef Boy. I spent nearly an hour trying to get the iron-on transfer pencil I bought to work but to no avail…. I would pull away the baking paper after ironing the pattern to the t-shirt to find there was […]

The most expensive brooch I will ever own

Soooooooo I went to the fantastic Daylesford on Sunday to the Thread Needle Craft day hosted by Melly & Me –Melanie Dekker, Ric Rac – Jodie Carleton, and Kirsten D Designs. It was a rather spffing drive out to Daylesford in my new car on a crisp sunny morning. I was very excited to get […]

Cheater cheater pumpkin eater

Ooook so I happened to have another 5inch square of the fabric I was sent to use as my “homework” piece for the retreat in Daylesford tomorrow. I had bought it as part of a christmas pack I bought and never used last year (some over zealous fabric buying) So here is take two…. An […]