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Australian Homespun October 2018

Homespun magazine is a place of inspiration, it combines creative techniques with a vast array of styles and themes taken from a team of leading craftspeople throughout Australia and the world. Homespun is a publication that is at the forefront of the industry, made by people who are passionate about craft. Each issue of the magazine features step-by-step easy-to-follow project ideas and accompanying patterns sheets, a variety of crafts including quilts to bags to dolls, inspirational photographs of fantastic finished products plus interesting reads to engage and entertain. Purchase includes the Digital Edition and News Service. Please stay in touch via our Facebook Page.

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Universal Wellbeing PTY Limited
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readers’ showcase

THIS MONTH’S WINNER Vickie Collier, from Humpty Doo, NT, for her Home is Best project: “This is my version of Vicki Knight’s quilt project that was in the January 2018 issue (Vol 19 No 1). I saw this as a great stash buster and had fun making it. I had some 8 1/2in blocks from a project many years ago, so I got to work and made more. I loved making this totally from my small stash. Thanks for the great projects every month.” Congratulations to Vickie for her great effort. As the winner this month, she will be receiving the following prizes: • The Versatile Nine Patch book by Joan Ford contains 18 fresh, scrappy designs for quilts, bags and home décor projects plus an…

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pinterest

Best cross stitch Designer: Inna Chursina, StitchesLoversShop Contact: www.etsy.com/shop/StitchesLoversShop, @stitches_lovers_shop (Instagram) Best quilt Designer: Sally Manke, Fibre Artist Contact: sallymanke.com, www.etsy.com/shop/SallyManke, www.pinterest.com/sallymanke, www.facebook.com/sally.manke.fiber.artist Best embroidery Designer: Isabel Freire, Rosa e Chocolat Embroidery Contact: www.etsy.com/shop/rosaechocolat, www.facebook.com/rosaechocolat, @rosaechocolat_embroidery (Instagram) ■…

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kitchen krochet

Couldn’t resist showing you this lovely multicoloured granny square apron – a collaborative creation from Yummy Yarn and Co or @crochet girl99 and Patons. Isn’t it lovely? Made from Patons Cotton Blend 8 ply. You can find the pattern at www.patonyarns.com.au or in Creative Crafting book 362. ■…

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storage in the round

For the stitcher who has everything – the Cohana Magewappa Toolbox, which comes topped with an embroidery hoop and is made from thinly-shaved Japanese cedar and hinoki cypress. Two sizes (12cm and 15cm) and two colourways (yellow & pink, green & blue). Developed by Kawaguchi, a long-time sewing supply company, and available from Hands On Workshop (HOW) – www.handsonworkshop.com.au; Instagram: @hands_on_workshop_how. ■…

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pin interest

HISTORY IN THIS MAKING For centuries, Staffordshire-ware dog and cat figurines have graced the mantels of the finest English homes. Today, there’s a modern take on them, thanks to Mandy Pattullo’s daughter, Alice, whose drawings inspired Mandy to adapt them for stitching. Whether spotted or floral, they have been appliquéd onto recycled fabrics for a vintage patchwork quilt surface. Each measures 45cm square. Here’s where you find out more: www.mandypattullo.co.uk. Fresh fruit pincushions anyone? You can always rely on Minki Kim to come up with sweet stitching ideas. And her juicy fruit pincushions more than live up to her high design standards. Sweet aren’t they? Direct link to them at www.minkikim.com/handmade-felt-pincushions.Contacts: Minki Kim, SewingIllustration.com – SewingIllustration.com; minkikim.com; instagram.com/zeriano. CUBBYHOUSE IN A HALLWAYPicture it: an energetic kid,…

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diary dates

NSW – Newcastle November 3-4 Broadmeadow Novocastrian Quilters' Exhibition; Police Citizens Youth Club, cnr of Young and Melbourne Rds. Display of quilts and other artistic works, light refreshments and six patchwork and craft pop-up shops. Raffle quilt proceeds will go to Destiny Haven, Clarence Town. Open Sat 9am-4pm and Sun 9am-2pm. Entry $5, children under 12 free. More information: Phone Margaret Lane on 0418 250 211, email margblane@hotmail.com or visit novocastrianquilters.blogspot.com.au. NSW – Wollongong October 19-20 Bulli Bulli Corner Quilters of NSW Annual Quilt and Flower Show; Northern Illawarra Uniting Church, cnr Princes H'wy and Point St. Quilt raffle, quilts for sale, stalls selling Christmas goodies. All proceeds will go to local charities. Open 9am-4pm. Entry $5. More information: Contact Lynn on 0413 963 070 or Bev on…

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