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February 29 2012 Quilting Newsletter

Hi All, the last week of February sees the end of summer as we know it in the southern hemisphere, but for us living in the sub tropics, the heat will not diminish until the middle of April. Lucky I guess, but we face the cyclone season during this time.

We had our monthly meeting of Sunshine Linus on Monday and what a busy day. Yvonne gave a great workshop on making the little rolly nester bags that we are making for the foster children. Lots of gorgeous quilts came in and we’re ready to make another delivery to a special school. It’s all happening, as they say.

On Sunday I had the pleasure of posting an interview I conducted with Susan Brittingham, a renowned Art Quilter. I got so much from this interview – and I hope you do to. The article is titled "May I Introduce.... Susan Brittingham." Susan Brittingham is a Art Quilt teacher online at QuiltUiversity.com. Susan has agreed to an interview with Judie Bellingham, to tell us about her life in quilting. Here's the link:

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So onto my goodies for this week.
http://abduzeedo.com/25-crazy-cake-designs forgive me please, not quilting in any shape or form, but absolutely amazing – some are a bit dodgy, but some are extreme!!

http://sewandthecity.blogspot.com/2011/08/ship-ahoi.html cute little ship softies.

http://sew4home.com/projects/storage-solutions/964-exercise-tote-with-style-and-storage now that I’m a gym junkie (read gym joke), I might make me one of these!

http://cubbyhousecrafts.blogspot.com/2011/04/quilted-coasters.html quilted coasters

http://erinrussek.typepad.com/one-piece-at-a-time/2011/08/smitten-table-runner.html a very cute table runner

http://ginghamcherry.blogspot.com/2009/08/six-ways-with-felt-flowers.html great ideas using a little bit of felt.

http://www.modabakeshop.com/2011/07/jelly-roll-floor-pillows.html another great use for a jelly roll.

http://a-can-of-crafty-curiosities.blogspot.com/2011/09/ill-embroider-that-origami.html not patchwork...... but wow!

That’s all from me for this week. I do hope this newsletter finds you well and on top of things in your busy life.

Cheerio for now

Judie Bellingham, Quilting Editor

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