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Cute Idea! VINYL MESH MARKET BAG
Great for a shopping run, or to take the beach, this mesh bag is super cute. If you go online and purchase (minimum) one roll of Vinyl Bag Mesh you will receive the Vinyl Market Bag Pattern FREE - use the discount code MESH-BAG at the checkout. You w
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Diary Dates
Please notify us at least four months before the event. September 8-10 Wauchope Wauchope Patchwork Quilters Patchwork Treasures Exhibition Various venues throughout Wauchope More information: Facebook: Wauchope Patchwork Quilters October 21-23 Rosehi
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Alison’s WONDERLAND KNITTED COWL
Stitches N Things, email: info@stitchesnthings.com.au, website: www.stitchesnthings.com.au ○ Malabrigo Sock yarn 100g: 1 skein of Anniversario 005 (MC) ○Inca Spun Heritage Sock Alpaca Merino nylon blend 50g: 1 ball of Grey/Mauve 1688 (SC) ○Pair of 4m
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Stockists
MAKERIE Gungahlin 0437 380 536 contact@makeriebyhand.com www.makeriebyhand.com THE SEWING SHOPPE Fyshwick (02) 6239 1214 sales@sewingshoppe.com.au www.sewingshoppe.com.au BROTHERGLEN NEEDLECRAFT Kew (02) 6559 4174 robyn.brotherglen@gmail.com www.face
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No Rain, No Flowers
Facebook: @amykallissa; Instagram: @amykallissa; email: amy@amykallissa.com ○ 30cm (⅜yd cream cotton/ linen blend fabric ○ 30cm (⅜yd) lightweight fusible interfacing/ stabiliser such as Vlieseline H410/316 (optional) ○ DMC Stranded Embroidery Cottons
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Tips For Streamlining
Monique used the Creative Grids Strippy Stars tool to make her quilt. It makes marking the squares for your foundations quick and easy. Instructions are included to make star blocks in eight different sizes, from 3in square all the way up to 13½in sq
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Letisha’s Notes On Felting
• The longer the wash/rinse cycle, the more dense and smaller the bag will become. If possible, frequently check the felting process, bearing in mind the cold-water rinse will shrink it significantly too. • If needed, repeat the hot wash until the de
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BLOCK 5 Bonheur de Gour PART 3
French General, website: www.frenchgeneral.com; Blog: The Warp and the Weft at frenchgeneral.blogspot.com; Instagram: @frenchgeneral Hettie’s Patch, website: www.hettiespatch.com; Facebook: Hetties Patch; Instagram: @hettiespatch Proudly brought to y
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Stitch Perfect
- Facebook: caterpillarcrossstitch, Instagram: @caterpillarcrossstitch ○ 25cm (10in) square of white 14 count Aida cloth ○ Stranded embroidery threads: Black, white, burnt orange (see thread numbers on page 94) ○ 15cm (6in) embroidery hoop - optional
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Book REVIEWS
By Erin Lacy Erin Lacy shows you how to make your own screen using an embroidery hoop and silk fabric, and demonstrates how to create beautiful designs that are easy to achieve. Discover how to print onto different surfaces such as wood, cork and fab
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Zoo Time Pals
○ 1.9m (2yd) animal print fabric (appliqué and Border 2). See note ○ 20cm (¼yd) orange print fabric (Block One background) ○ Fat 1/16th each of olive green, pink and light blue tone-on-tone print fabrics (Block One segments) ○ 20cm (¼yd) light green
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Scrappy X
Instagram: @ozkiwiquilts; Email: ozkiwiquilts@optusnet.com.au ○ Assorted black tone-on-tone print fabrics to total about 4m (4½yd) ○ Assorted black on white print fabrics total about 2.1m (2⅜yd) ○ 5in square each of 17 tone-on-tone print fabrics in a
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Colourful STARS
Facebook: makeithobbyncraft; Instagram: makeitsewbrisbane; Email: makeithobbyncraft@gmail.com ○ Assorted print fabrics to total about 3m (3⅜yd). Monique used 34 different Kaffe Fassett print fabrics in her quilt. She used fat and skinny quarters ○ 3.
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Harlequin Traveller
Facebook: TisHa Crafts, email: letisha.kirkland@gmail.com, Instagram: @TisHa Crafts ○ Bendigo Woollen Mills Rustic 100% Pure Wool — 8ply/200g ball: Misty 60g, Bellflower 70g, Forest 60g, Hermitage 60g, Shoal 60g, Mustard 60g (diamonds) and Graphite 2
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Next Issue
This issue is jam-packed with Christmas stitching, gorgeous yarns, and funky bags! Crochet a Christmas tree skirt with Kylie Moleta; sew a bright Christmas quilt with Moira de Carvalho; stitch a Liberty Kantha cushion with Samelia’s Mum; make a soft
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Hello From Me:
The end of August heralds the end of winter in the southern hemisphere and I, for one, am mighty glad to be on the eve of warmer weather! Our projects are bright and cheerful and sure to bring sunshine to anyone’s life. Amy Kallista reminds us to sta
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Hang On
We’re rather intrigued by a new product that has been designed to make quilting on a domestic sewing machine a whole lot easier. American company Sew Steady has created a set of clamps that can be used to hold the weight of your quilt while you stitc
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Stockists
Aroha Quilts Ph: +64 (07) 884 4590 Website: www.arohaquilts.com Ashford Wheels & Looms Website: www.ashford.co.nz Australian Yarn Company Ph: (03) 5442 4673, website: www.ausyarnco.com.au Banksia Yarns Ph: (02) 4505 1615, website: www.banksiayarns.co
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Let’s go Boho!
Instagram: @ knotknitting, Facebook: @Knot Knitting ○ T-shirt Ribbon Yarn* 500gm balls — Teal: three balls ○ 12mm crochet hook ○ Yarn needle *T-shirt Ribbon Yarn is recycled 100% cotton yarn and it can be purchased from www.knotknitting.com.au Finish
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These Walls Have Lots Of Ears!
Is this the most adorable wallpaper you’ve ever seen? It features framed portraits of crocheted animals hanging on a cream crocheted wall. Designed by Anne-Claire Petit, it’s simply perfect for a child’s bedroom, nursery or playroom.
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Selvedge DESIGNER EDGE
From spruces to firs to pines — evergreen trees are one of Anna Hultin’s favourite subjects to embroider. With their textured trunks, lush greenness and bushy needles, Anna captures the unique characteristics of these beautiful trees with her thread
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YARN Worthy
Feel the magic of Outlander at your fingertips with this officially licensed book of knitting: 20 patterns inspired by the hit series from STARZ and Sony Pictures Television, based on Diana Gabaldon’s bestselling novels. From the Scottish Highlands t
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Australian Homespun
your heart in your hands australian Homespun Managing Editor Deborah Segaert Technical Editors Megan Fisher, Michael O'Neile Art Director Martha Rubazewicz Photographer Ken Brass Stylist Sandra Hinton ■
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On The Road Guide To Craft, Sewing And Patchwork Shops
Makerie G04/102 Swain Street, Gungahlin 2912 Ph: 0437 380 536 contact@makeriebyhand.com www.facebook.com/Makeriebyhand Open: Tue-Sat 10am-5pm Banksia Yarns 3c East Market Street, Richmond 2753 Ph: (02) 4505 1615 shop@banksiayarns.com.au www.banksiaya
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Sweet Idea!
These large floor cushions are perfect for lounging on and bring a wonderful touch of bohemia to any setting. They are a fantastic way to use up your precious Liberty scraps and would also make an excellent gift. Liberty Scrappy Boho packs are perfec
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Coastal Drift
Instagram: @franceslillydesigns; email: orders@franceslillydesigns; website: www.franceslillydesigns.com ○ 2.1m (2¼yd) seaweed feature print fabric* ○ Assorted medium-dark print fabrics to total about 2.6m (2⅛yd) ○ Assorted white tone-ontone print fa
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Janome Worldwide Launch
In April this year Janome unveiled its highly anticipated flagship sewing machine. The new Continental M17 features a top-of-the-line combination - a top-tier sewing machine and an embroidery capability that outperform its competitors. The Continenta
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Pin Interest
Toymaker Simone Gooding has been a favourite contributor to Homespun over many years, so we were delighted to see her latest book, Hedgerow. It features patterns for three new dolls and more than 20 outfits and accessories for them, including appliqu
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Market Place PRODUCTS OF THE MONTH
Wacky Jacky’s has released her new cruise. You will spend three days in Brisbane with Pauline Rogers (PQW), Alison & Shuji Yamazaki (Wabi Sabi) or Caroline Sharkey, planning and creating your pieces. After four nights in Brisbane we board the 14-day
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Fabric Cutting Guides
The amount of each fabric listed in our Materials List (published in Homespun 23.2) and included in the kits available from patchwork shops around Australia, has been calculated without much surplus. This ensures that you’re not paying money for fabr
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