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so l managed to behave like a grown up and work out how to take photos on my iPad and put them on my website ….yep l know …..happy Australia Day ………. mary

Welcome to 2016

Happy New Year……. January is flying and this post makes me realise that half of January is gone already. I am once again having camera/downloading issue so all of the new pictures l have taken for my blog are not being shared with you at this stage. The camera may end up in the bin…… […]

December 1

Hard to write the date down today, as its really the countdown now till Christmas and there is so much to do…both at the shop and at home not to mention birthdays for family members. I did get the Shop Christmas quilt up a month ago so l was proud of myself for that but […]

November on the countdown to Christmas

My 10 th Birthday Sale was a roaring success, there were lots of celebrations across the week and lots and lots of foot traffic, so thankyou to all that called in and collected bargains. I felt it was quite a milestone for me, its been a lot of hard work all of which l have […]

10 th Birthday Sale

The 10 th Birthday Sale has finally arrived. So the details are : The sale will run from Monday 19 October to Saturday 24 October 2015 There is 30 % off all fabrics (except Liberty, QuiltBacks )  minimum cut is 50 cm. No layby or rainchecks. There is also a door prize……………   So thats […]

August chats

I could’nt  think of a better heading for this post, it seems that chatting is a dying art, that is using your voice…….rather than your fingers on your phone ….. Social media has taken over, and while yes l do use it(social media) for my business, basically l see my phone as a tracking device……. […]

Brrrrr stating the obvious …its cold

July so far weather wise has been a cold month in Melbourne, and a little bit fresher in Gisborne but that is expected. Nothing that cranking up the heater doesnt fix…so my shop is beautiful and warm…… The regular box unpacking continues….and my changing the shop around is still a current theme…. French General – […]

Paperwork and sewing….and the quilt sale….

I am not even going to discuss how quickly the last month went…….and now all of the paperwork has to be done to show what you did for the last year…oh it is such a fun time (not) Anyway on the shop front its been very busy and great fun. Lots of bits have arrived […]

June……….1st day of Winter

Today is cold ,wet ,hailing and l have the day off so l am catching up on paperwork and a little sewing.  Lucky Me. So clearing out the inbox……. After a bit of a delay due to wharf issues in the States, a lot of stock has arrived, and at this stage l have only […]

May Days

Since my last post “Our Baby Jack” has arrived….all safe and sound…apart from a fair bit of waiting, as Jack decided that he was not wanting to come out and was quite happy to stay put. So lovely to see how happy James and Leanne are, not to mention the extended family  yes and also […]