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Meet Blossom Heart Quilts - Interview with Alyce from Blossom Heart Quilts on GnomeAngel.com

MEET BLOSSOM HEART QUILTS

There’s moments in life where everything just comes together to put someone in your life at just the right time and for just the right reason and Alyce (of Blossom Heart Quilts) was one of those people for me.  A lot of the time I don’t remember how someone came into my would but when…

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Meet Things for Boys - Interview with Abby from Things for Boys on GnomeAngel.com

MEET THINGS FOR BOYS

When I was in Melbourne last week I had the immense pleasure of meeting two of my newest bloggy besties, Ros (of Sew Delicious) and Abby (of Things for Boys). Abby and I have only just started to get to know each other but when we met I felt like she’s been part of my life…

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A recap of our trip to Melbourne in March 2015.

HOW I SPENT OUR WEEK IN MELBOURNE

The love of my life had a milestone birthday last week so we took the opportunity to head south to Melbourne so that he could spend quality time with his family lamenting the passing of time.  (Two days prior to his milestone we chalked up 10 years of wedded bliss!) Melbourne is a brisk 7 hour…

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Join the Bob-a-Long and make your own version of Quilt Jane's Bob Box on GnomeAngel.com

QUILT JANE’S BOB-A-LONG

Are you addicted to taking your projects on the road with you? Or are you like me and have a bazillion bobbins doing their own thing? Well you’re in luck, the fabulous Jane (of Quilt Jane) has just released a new pattern; The Bob Bag. It’s a great pattern for making this handy little (it’s…

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Meet Sew Delicious - Interview with Ros of Sew Delicious on GnomeAngel.com

MEET SEW DELICIOUS

At the end of last year I participated in the Christmas Sweet Pouch Swap which was being hosted by Ros (of Sew Delicious). I was fairly new to the whole swapping thing but Ros was so kind and welcoming that I knew I was on to a good thing even before my partner’s pouch arrived. Since then Ros and…

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Fat Quarter Shop Snapshots Quilt-Along - Patchwork by Angie WIlson of GnomeAngel.com

BLOCK 3 OF FAT QUARTER SHOP SNAPSHOTS QUILT-ALONG

Fat Quarter Shop are hosting a year long Block of the Month (BOM) which was designed by the legendary Mother-Daughter duo Bonnie & Camille. The quilt is made up of 12 novelty blocks that capture and celebrate moments of happiness in our lives and is called “Snapshots”. Fat Quarter Shop are asking people to donate US$5 for each…

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Interview with Rachel from Family Ever After on GnomeAngel.com

MEET FAMILY EVER AFTER

Last year I did this crazy little thing called Sewvivor, you might have heard of it. Without a doubt it was one of the best things I did in 2014. Not only did it challenge me in ways I didn’t think possible it introduced me to some amazing people who have made my life better…

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What I learned from ProBlogger's Sydney Event.

WHAT I LEARNED FROM PROBLOGGER’S FIRST SYDNEY EVENT

I’ve had a blog in some form or other since 2002, which if you’re quick on the math is a bloody long time. I’ve written about a multitude of things over the years and at various times I’ve looked at making my blog a source of income. I’ve had various levels of success and I’ve…

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Top 5 Podcasts for Angie Wilson on GnomeAngel.com

5 PODCASTS I JUST CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF RIGHT NOW

I have a confession, I didn’t listen to podcasts before Serial. But with Serial ending it’s season and my addiction to listening to podcasts while working growing I decided to hunt down some quilting, blogging and creativity related podcasts to help keep me motivated, inspired, learning and entertained. 

Hazel Hedgehog Quilt-a-Long on GnomeAngel.com. Using Elzabeth Hartman's Hazel Hedgehog pattern to make your own hedgehog themed quilt project.

WINNERS & A YEAR OF LOVELY FINISHES MARCH EDITION

After 4 weeks of fun and sharing of Hazel Hedgehog’s around the world it’s time to announce the 2 winners of the Hazel Hedgehog Quilt-a-Long. But before we get to that (evil aren’t I!) I’m going to declare which project I will get done this month as part of A Lovely Year of Finishes.

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MEET 52 QUILTERS

If you haven’t come across the fabulous social experiment on Instagram of 52 Quilters than you’re in for a treat today. 52 Quilters uses social media (Instagram and a blog) to showcase a different quilter and their lives every week of 2015. Genius, right! Chris Webb is the mastermind behind this fascinating look into the…

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One very busy day in the Capital of Australia, Canberra.

1 DAY, 2 GREAT EVENTS

One of the things that I came into 2015 determined to do was spend more time with my boys and participate more in the amazing things that happen in this fabulous city of Canberra. Well on Saturday I managed to cram two fun filled events into one day and it was awesome!

Hazel Hedgehog Quilt-a-Long on GnomeAngel.com. Using Elzabeth Hartman's Hazel Hedgehog pattern to make your own hedgehog themed quilt project.

HAZEL HEDGEHOG QAL LINK PARTY

Today is all about sharing your fabulous Hazel Hedgehog creations with everyone (and going into the running to win some prizes!). I’ve had so much fun seeing everyone’s creations and making my own and I’m really looking forward to seeing them all in one place. I have two $25 vouchers on offer from  Gotham Quilts and…

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How to add PomPoms to a Cushion - a tutorial from Angie Wilson at GnomeAngel.com

HOW TO ADD POMPOMS TO A CUSHION

I have become addicted to adding pompoms to everything these days. I especially love adding them to cushions (there’s just something fun about them and they give a nice edge to the cushion seam). Because I think everyone should sew with pompoms at least once I’m sharing a tutorial today on how I add pompoms…

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"Bob & Hazel" - Pattern Hazel Hedgehog by Elizabeth Hartman (Oh Fransson!). Patchwork by Angie Wilson of GnomeAngel.com. Quilted by Gemma Jackson (Pretty Bobbins). "Blanche" (Cushion) - Pattern by Elizabeth Hartman (Oh Fransson!). Patchwork and Quilting by Angie Wilson of GnomeAngel.com

BOB, HAZEL & BLANCHE – A POLITICAL LOVE TRIANGLE

I’m so excited to be sharing “Bob & Hazel” and “Blanche” with you all; I’m obsessed with this quilt at the moment. As part of the Hazel Hedgehog Quilt-a-Long I decided to make the lap quilt using 4 of the gigantic hedgehogs from Elizabeth Hartman’s Haze Hedgehog II pattern. I opted for the larger hedgehogs because…

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