Hey lovelies, it’s $4 Fun Friday


Hiya lovelies, it’s $4 Fun Friday. The Wild West, My Family dolls, A Mermaid’s Tale, Mr Fox’s Garden, Little Mermaid Pins, and The Rabbits at Hyde Park are all on special in our Etsy store this weekend. $4 for the PDF patterns, $11.50 including postage for the printed patterns, and $15 plus postage for the […]

Friday on my mind.


Hi y’all, What a crazy couple of weeks it’s been in the Alexander household. The roof and skylight have been repaired. The poor guy who fixed it had a brace on his leg, I don’t know how he was climbing up and down ladders, and scuttling all over our double-height roof (without a harness)! You […]

The Red Boots Club


One of the greatest pleasures I have is seeing the quilts and toys you have made using my patterns. I’ve been toying (no pun intended LOL) with the idea of having a ‘Red Boots Club’ for some time, but I haven’t quite worked out how to do it, or whether you would be interested. Let […]

A Mermaid’s Tale…


The mermaid pattern is available for the introductory price of $5 for the next 24 hours, then the price goes back up to $7.50. Get in quick to catch a bargain. I’ve put the Fishy Fishy Fishy pattern on sale for $5 too! I have every intention of making another beachy/seaside quilt with some of […]

Paper Mermaids…


I’m almost done with the mermaids. They remind of a string of paper dolls, bright, fun, colourful. I’ll have the quilt done tonight and the pattern ready sometime mid-week. We’re still without hot water. Strangely hubby and I are enjoying the austerity of bathing from a bucket of water. It’s startling how little water you need […]

Just keep swimming…


with the mermaids. That title could apply to us too. Our hot water system dumped 315 litres of hot water all over the laundry floor yesterday… eeeek! $3000 later… Henry has finally arrived! All orders and prizes will be sent out tomorrow. Henry will be in the Etsy store this weekend. Hopefully the mermaid pattern […]