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Not Santa’s Series Kits

Not Santa’s Series was designed after a trip to the USA in 2013 when I became fascinated with all the various threads available for creating Santa’s Beards and the fur around his Coat, Hat and Boots.   Rainbow Gallery make a wonderful range of fuzzy, metallic and shiny threads that were not easily available in […]

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Workshops: All Threads Brisbane- 15th and 16th July

It will be a delight to be returning to Brisbane to teach at All Threads. Kerryn and her staff selected my fun collection in the ‘Not Santa’s Series’ to offer for this workshop. Students will be able to select one of the four pieces in this Series. The ‘Not Santa’s Series’ started after a visit […]

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NEWS: Workshops 2017

Monday Afternoon’s I will be returning every few weeks to Launceston to stitch with my regular group. Learn Embroidery Stitches My new Council (Shire) offer a range of lifestyle classes and I have been offered to join their list of tutors. We are offering a Beginners to Embroidery Class, two hours for three weeks. In […]

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An Embroidered Seat Cover

This year I am going to indulge myself by working a piece just for me, and will share it with you as I progress. I have a delicate Georgian chair that is in need of a new cover.  As I really enjoy stitching our Eucalyptus and Tea Tree flowers they will be scattered over the […]

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EGA Seminar in Alexandria Virginia

I have just finished teaching  five days at the EGA Seminar in Alexandria Virginia. It was geat fun and I had wonderful students who accomplished a lot. My four day class had 22 students including two who had never done counted needlepoint. Fuchsias bloomed on day three and four. Some students went home with a […]

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What does the remainder of 2016 bring?

A belated Happy New Year to everyone. I do not know where the 1st month of the year went? For us it has been very hot, so it was so easy to stitch away the days in a cool room watching Tennis or Cricket on TV. What does the remainder of 2016 bring? My focus […]