Ooh la la! Mrs Claus.

Hey lovelies, someone asked me to draw a Mrs Santa in a bikini, so I did :o) The template will be free for the next few weeks (it’s not ready yet).

Tomorrow I’ll resize the templates so you can use them on the Here Comes Santa (Santa Sacks). Mrs Claus matches Mr Claus in his board shorts.

I’ve also got a free Christmas Apron pattern (that we’ve updated) for you. I’ll upload it in the next couple of days. Are you ready for Christmas? I’m in panic mode! xx

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Merry & Bright

Hey y’all, the Merry & Bright pattern has been dragged out of retirement, re-written and the templates re-drawn. The updated pattern does not include the instructions for real Christmas stockings.

This is an easy pattern to put together but having said that it’s not for the faint-hearted. There is a LOT of applique and it’s done all at once.

If you have previously purchased the pattern and would like an update please message me.

Happy Saturday! toni xxMerry-and-Bright-quilt

 

 

Twas the weekend before Christmas…

and all through the house not a creature was stirring… because we’re all knackered! Five days of 2am finishes – I’m telling you I’m too old for this. Only two more days to go and we can sleep all day Christmas day LOL.

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Have you done all of your Christmas shopping and organised your Christmas dinner? We will be picking up our turkey on Saturday. Both Kate, Rem (our cat) and I love turkey. And gravy. Lots and lots of gravy.

I was going to write a big Christmassy blog post but it’s 12.40am and I have another 20 minutes to go before I have to pick up Kel from work. Instead I’ll pop some leftovers in the oven for her dinner, turn down the lights, and have a game of Mahjong to keep me awake. Happy Friday, toni xx

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I did the draw for the Thermoweb giveaway (Facebook). Congratulations to Kathy for winning the $25 gift voucher. Thermoweb have some amazing products and I’m proud to be associated with them.

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Five Dollar Friday!

UPDATE: The kids ordered pizza for dinner so I had time to make an Etsy listing for the printed patterns. TEN DOLLAR FRIDAY for printed patterns is here! FREE postage worldwide. Find them here on Etsy – use the drop down menu under the price to select the patterns.


Hiya lovelies, it’s Friday again and these are our Five Dollar Friday PDF patterns for this week.

Santa’s House 2, Reindeer Games, and Flamingo Dance are all Aud $5 each (plus any local taxes payable) until Monday.

If you prefer printed patterns (posted to your mailing address) please scroll to the bottom of the page for details. The three printed patterns are on special for Aud$10 including free postage!


The last of the Henry pins are on special this week too. You can grab a Henry Jones Jr. enamel moose pin for the amazing price of $7.50 which includes FREE shipping worldwide.


It has been another super busy week and I’ve barely had the time to look at the sewing machine much less get anything done. I’ve spent all week, an amazing amount of time actually, putting together sample pattern packs for retailers, posting prizes, and formatting the new patterns to fit six double sided pages.

Why six? I have to keep paper patterns under 50 grams otherwise the postage price almost triples. A pattern that weighs under 50g costs $2.95 to post o/seas, a pattern that weighs 51g+ costs $8!

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Frosty’s Christmas Quilt Pattern

Can you believe Christmas is only six weeks away? Scary stuff isn’t it. I bought a Christmas tree this year. It’s in a box on the lounge room floor. It’s been there for three weeks and the cats think it’s a new piece of furniture LOL. I keep looking at it, willing myself to put it up. Christmas is a time of intense grief and loss for me and I struggle with it. This year I’m determined to turn that around. Little steps…

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I wanted to say a HUGE thank you to those of you who have ‘bought me a coffee’ using the App in the sidebar. I was made aware of the App by another quilter/artist who encouraged me to put it on the freebie page of the website. I don’t make a great deal of money, certainly not a wage at this point, so I’m immensely grateful for your generosity. Thank you.

Well, it’s back to the grindstone for me. There’s dinner to be thought about, coffee to be drunk, and fabric to be cut up into little pieces and put together again. Quilts to be made!

Have a lovely weekend everyone, toni xx


FIVE DOLLAR FRIDAY PRINTED PATTERNS

* Free postage worldwide included in the price. I’m not sure whether this Paypal payment system will allow you to purchase multiple patterns at one time, my apologies if it doesn’t. toni xx

Santa’s House 2 Quilt Pattern

* Free postage worldwide * Approx. size is 60 1/2in x 64 1/2in. * All templates are full size.

A$10.00


Reindeer Games Quilt Pattern

* Free postage worldwide * Approx. size is 47 1/2in x 47 1/2in. * All templates are full size.

A$10.00


Flamingo Dance Quilt Pattern

* Free postage worldwide. * Approx. size is 53 1/2in x 74 1/2in. * All templates are full size.

A$10.00

 

It’s not quite summer.. yet..

Re-binding Spud’s favourite Christmas quilt.

CANDY CHRISTMAS

It’s not quite Summer yet but it sure feels like it. We’ve had storms roll through two nights running. We drove into a hail storm this afternoon on the freeway, one minute it was sunny the next we were being pelted by medium sized hail.

Our friendly garden water dragons are having a ball though, the rain and high humidity has brought out the insects and they are feasting. They woke us up this morning crashing through the gardens. This is one of last year’s babies, he’s probably a good 12in (30cm) long. He got cranky with me taking his photo and took off up the macadamia nut tree LOL.

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