Month: October 2014

Huge Patchwork Ball and The Big Fish at Art and Craft Market 11 October

Orphan Oblate Spheroid
Big Patchwork Ball

Four years ago now, with the help of my local quilt group (Bellarine Quilters) I made this really big  quilted ball. (I did a post about it on my old blog here)

Next weekend, the Big Patchwork Ball (aka Orphan Oblate Spheroid) which stands about 7 feet high is going to make an appearance in Melbourne on Saturday 11th October 9am to 2pm at the Art and Craft Show & Market, St. Thomas Church, 44 Station Street in Burwood, Victoria Australia. Read more

Betty Boop Myki and business card holders

From the moment I found this fabric at a local quilt shop I have been itching to head to the studio and make some Myki/Business Card holders with Betty Boop.

I found some time yesterday and whipped up a few.  (Actually instead of doing the jobs I was meant to do I played with fabric and sewing machine) I love them and I will be sad to part with these ones.  They will be packaged up and end up at Ballyhoo Art and Wildings and maybe my etsy store.

Betty Boop Octagon

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Woven Labels for your sewing and craft projects

Hello fellow crafters.  I used to make my own labels by printing “picklefish” backwards onto a special film, cutting them up and then ironing them on to twill tape.  The result was great and served my purpose at the time, but as production ramped up this became very time consuming and fiddly.

So I went in search of manufacturers of woven labels, and after much research I chose World Wide Labels.   I am often asked where I buy my labels and am so happy to recommend this company.  They nursed this ‘newbie’ through the design process and patiently provided more than a few drafts of my design.   They are very economical and reliable and super quick to deliver.

iChair labels

picklefish labesl

I think they make my sewing projects look just that little bit more professional