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March 20 2013 Quilting Newsletter

Hello there again, it’s just me popping in to say hello. The weather has changed here in the last week from hot, humid and muggy to beautiful warmish days and cooler nights which means we’re all sleeping better! Hooray! So it’s hello to autumn here in Australia and for us in Queensland the best time of the year. We’ll enjoy this sort of weather now until about July, when it will start to get cooler.

We had some visitors over the weekend, and we thoroughly enjoyed their stay. We took our friends to the Roma Street Gardens in the city for a walk and then lunch at a café nearby and it was a really sunny day and very pleasant walking about the beautiful gardens. It does the soul the world of good to get out amongst growing plants and green grass, and the sound of running water. A good dose of medicine for me!!

Last week I posted some more postcards that I’ve finished for my postcard swap. Had fun making them and have some photos for you. Here’s the link: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art179946.asp

The forum has been quiet – take a look and see if you’d like to start up a conversation. Here’s the link: http://forums.bellaonline.com/ubbthreads.php/forums/43/1/Quilting

So, here’s my selection of links for you to have a browse through when you have the time. Enjoy!

http://pellonprojects.wordpress.com/2012/08/09/makeup-brush-roll/ a great idea for your makeup – especially when travelling

http://karensquilting.com/blog/2012/02/square-within-a-square-within-a-squarea-tutorial/ a great simple patchwork pattern delivered in a fabulous tutorial

http://www.inspirationrealisation.com/2012/07/diy-giant-knitted-rug.html I love floor mats made with scrap fabrics and recycled fabric. Love this

http://www.needlenthread.com/2012/07/on-random-stitch-samplers.html got some time on your hands?

spref=bl Our volunteers at Sunshine Linus make dozens of these little bags for children in need, be they foster children or children who are resident in womens shelters. Something special to keep their treasures in.

http://monzanitas.blogspot.com.au/2012/07/very-hungry-caterpillar-stuffed.html my children adored the Hungry Caterpillar, and I still have a soft spot for this softie!

http://www.1designperday.com/2012/03/27/stunning-sand-paintings-by-andres-amador/ IT’S ONLY SAND

http://wendigratz.blogspot.com.au/2012/05/free-pattern-dimples-pincushion.html yep, another one

Hope you enjoyed those little distractions for this week. Hope all’s well at your place and I’ll pop in and say hello again next week. Until then, keep your fingers busy and take care
Cheerio for now

Judie Bellingham, Quilting Editor

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