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Hot Water Bottle Cosy
Elizabeth Castle — Facebook: castlehandmade; Instagram: castlehandmade; Email: info@castlehandmade.com.au; Website: www.castlehandmade.com.au • Morris and Sons Estate 100% Wool–Sage 8ply/50g: three balls• 5mm (UK 6 /US H-8) crochet hook• Four 20mm (
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Panda Bag
• Fat eighth panda print fabric • 20cm ( 1/4yd) black and white small spot print fabric • 60cm ( 3/4yd) black and white large spot print fabric • 15cm ( 1/4yd) black and white stripe fabric • 40 x 85cm (15 x 34in) batting • 60cm ( 3/4yd) 23mm ( 7/8i
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Oppression To Expression
Featuring embroideries from across the centuries, this exhibition embraces contemporary textiles in Australia as well as traditional European textiles. On display will be works from David Roche’s collection, including samplers, religious and social c
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How To: Weave Mend A Hole
Arounna shares her steps for repairing a hole in a garment with the weave mend technique. 1 Choose a starting point some distance below and to the side of the hole. Take your tapestry needle with wool yarn and push the needle up from the back to the
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Emmeline
• 25 squares, 25cm (10in) of assorted small print fabrics (flowers)• Fat quarter solid pale yellow fabric (flower centres)• 1.3m (1 1/2yd) solid white fabric (background)• 90cm (1yd) pink floral print fabric (border)• 2.9m (3 1/4yd) backing fabric• 7
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Blue Sparkle CHRISTMAS RUNNER
• 1.25m (1 3/8yd) silver swirl print fabric • 1m (1 1/8yd) navy crosshatch print fabric (blocks and binding) • Fat quarter of light blue star print fabric • Three fat quarters of coordinating blue small print fabrics (appliqué) • 1.5m (1 3/4yd) backi
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Fair Isle TOP-DOWN SWEATER
Susie Gregory, Knitpicking — Phone: 0411 486 737; Email: info@knitpicking.com.au; Website: www.knitpicking.com.auModel: Jaimie Pitcher • Calor Mohair 50g balls — Silver (M), Chocolate (C1), Orange (C2), Cream (C3)* — refer to the Measurements/Materia
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Helen’s Appliqué Tips
If appliquéing by hand, use a specialist appliqué needle with a large eye for easy threading, such as a Hugs ’n Kisses one, and a strong, fine blending thread. I use Superior Bottomline threads for appliqué – and I use the same needle and strong thre
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On The Road Guide To Craft, Sewing And Patchwork Shops
3c East Market Street, Richmond NSW Ph: (02) 4505 1615 shop@banksiayarns.com.au www.banksiayarns.com.au Open: Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm, Sat 9.30am-1pm 2/9 Seven Hills Road, Baulkham Hills 2153 Ph: (02) 9686 2325 lynsneedlework@aol. com www.lynsfineneedlewo
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Market Place
Own your quilts, from the first stitch to the last. Equipped with longarm essentials, Moxie empowers quilters of every experience level to enjoy free-motion quilting at a fraction of the cost. Combined with the height-adjustable 8ft HQ Loft™ frame sy
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Editor's Picks
Who doesn’t love wearing hand-knitted socks? This pattern is an excellent introduction to sock knitting for beginners. This delicate textured wrap is knitted in gorgeously soft mohair yarn in a decorative knot pattern and a lacey edge. Create a simpl
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Rainbow Patchwork
42” x 60” Dispatched promptly. This quilt uses the lovely wild life art prints and a variety of other ‘Aussie’ fabrics. The kit contains 12 fabrics totalling about 4.5m of fabrics. This makes the top of the quilt. The binding is included. The pattern
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Starmaker
• 1.4m (1 5/8yd) low-volume print fabric (background) • 25cm ( 1/4yd) low-volume print fabric (L1) • 45cm ( 1/2yd) low-volume print fabric (L2) • 15cm ( 1/4yd) each of two low-volume print fabrics (L3 and L4) • 75cm ( 7/8yd) red print fabric (R1 – bl
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Let's shake off the winter chills with some bright, fun projects. Crochet a fabulous tote bag, stitch a pretty cushion, make a funky quilt, stitch a softie, sew a pincushion and more! ■
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Pin Interest
The adage that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure has never been more true … Karen Meyers shares some of her upcycled fashion finds (pictured here), reusing everything from old cardigans to felt scraps. If you’re interested in different ways t
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Book REVIEWS
Discover a fresh and colourful approach to Sashiko stitching with this fabulous collection of projects. Featuring 23 inspiring designs ranging from totes, purses and bags to towels, table decor and more, it’s easy to create something uniquely you. Or
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A Letter to My Daughter PART 3 Hold a Light Up to Others and A Cup of Tea
Designed and stitched by Natalie Bird, The Birdhouse Patchwork — Email: thebirdhouse@bigpond.com; Website: www.thebirdhouse.com.au Machine quilted by Fiona Bell, Quilting Fairy — Phone: 0419 713 644, Instagram: fbell1_quiltingfairy If you haven’t al
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Helen’s Appliqué Paper Tips
When using the fusible appliqué paper and English paper-piecing pre-cut papers, keep the paper as dry as possible and store it in the packets until required. You want it to remain stiff until you’ve glued the fabric over the edges, and the more you h
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I Love Ladybugs
• 2.3m (2 1/2yd) solid cream fabric (background) • Six rectangles, 10 x 20cm (4 x 8in) blue print fabrics • Six squares, 20cm (8in) mint green print fabrics • 70cm ( 3/4yd) binding fabric • 3m (3 1/4yds) backing fabric • Batting at least 142 x 172cm
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Our Fabrics
This quilt uses a large variety of print and solid fabrics designed by Natalie from her Heartstrings and Birdhouse Basics ranges, distributed in Australia by Two Green Zebras. Although we will be publishing all the patterns for the small stitcheries
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YARN Worthy
Scrubby Yarn by Red Heart is a uniquely textured yarn that is ideal for making durable dishcloths, also knitting exfoliating washcloths. It is an 8 Ply,100% polyester yarn that comes in more than 20 colours, including Almond, Bamboo, Black, Blossom,
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Best Of The Best From Pinterest
Designer: Alexis Ozden, Curious Bloom Contact: curiousbloom.etsy.com Designer: Nikki Szekely, NikkiPattern Contact: nikkipattern.etsy.com, www.pinterest.com/nikkipattern/,@nikkipattern (Instagram) Designer: Erin Hansen, Simply Made by Erin Contact:
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Stockists
0415 826 994 deanne@fabricpixie.com.au www.fabricpixie.com.au (02) 6361 7420 patriciajcole@gmail.com www.hobbysew.com.au (02) 9686 2325 lynsneedlework@aol.com www.lynsfineneedlework.com.au (02) 6622 3003 rainbowpatchwork@gmail.com rainbowpat chwork.c
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Selvedge DESIGNER EDGE
Mending often evokes thoughts of tiny ladder stitches to repair a ripped seam, mending holes in jeans with matching denim patches or simply sewing a button back on. However, clothing mends don’t have to be discreet, and mending doesn’t need to be a m
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Frida Cushion
• 50cm (20in) square of 18 count Floba fabric, natural colour*• 50cm (20in) square of handkerchief linen, natural colour• 50 x 135cm (20 x 53in) rectangle of multicoloured stripe cotton fabric (backing)• 25 x 50cm (10 x 20in) rectangle of lightweight
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Winter Escape
Joni Sullivan, Ruby Webbs Crochet — Email: rubywebbs@gmail.com; Instagram: @rubywebbscrochet; Facebook: rubywebbs • Aron/Worsted Weight (10ply) wool — Beanie approximately 128m (140yd), Scarf approximately 339m (370yd)• 5mm (UK 6 /US H-8) (Beanie)• 5
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Stockists
Ph: (02) 9553 7201, website: www.twogreenzebras.com Ph: +64 7 884 4590, website: www.arohaquilts.com Website: www.ashford.co.nz Ph: (02) 4505 1615, website: www.banksiayarns.com.au Ph: 042 790 996, website: www.caloryarns.com.au Ph: 1300 308 261,
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Editor's Picks
Knit a sweet baby blanket featuring three Fair Isle heart designs. Create the ideal accessories set for any enthusiastic knitter. This sweet knitted softie kitty has wings and is dressed in ballet shoes and a tutu. Knit your rag dolly, then make her
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Breeze On Lee
• 50 squares, 25cm (10in) of assorted coordinating print fabrics • 40cm ( 1/2yd) navy stripe print fabric (binding) • 2.6m (2 3/4yd) backing fabric • Batting at least 132cm (52in) square • Appliqué needle • Small appliqué pins • Cotton appliqué thre
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NEW SEASON'S YARNS, Accessories & More
Laines du Nord has been producing yarn of the highest quality with care and passion for more than 40 years. Calor Yarns and Design has introduced this range of Italian yarns to Australia and New Zealand. Animal welfare is a high priority in the produ
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