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Saturday, July 31, 2010

Fabric, Books and Threads!!

When I was at Jukejema Quilting Barn yesterday, I really needed to have this new book by Janelle Wind called "Pieces of Me" together with a couple of pieces of fabric to go with it! Loved the bright bright colours!!


When I couldn't find the variegated threads I wanted in Nowra, I travelled a little way north to Berry to a wonderful shop called "Sew and Tell" which is another favourite of mine. I wanted some variegated threads for a couple of projects I have in mind and so decided on some Threadworx colours which took my eye! Also bought a few packets of linens in a variety of colours for some more projects I have in mind!



I also found these fabulous Nepalese purses made from felt which have been imported into Australia by a company called "Himalayan Journey". I thought they were pretty and another reminder of fantastic times in Nepal!


And this wonderful Threadworx green and red variegated thread will work wonderfully with a Christmas project which I have on the drawing board!


9 comments:

  1. Would that be the same 'Berry' as in Gavin & Stacey?

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  2. Silly me, wrong continent!

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  3. Those Threadworx look gorgeous. The Christmassy one is so pretty.

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  4. Beautiful threads, beautiful purses, and gorgeous fabric! Looks like you had a great day! :)

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  5. I have never tried Threadworx but they look AWESOME!!..It all does!

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  6. Wow what gorgeous goodies. Love the bright colours in the book and fabric. Yummy threads and pretty purses.

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  7. Some lovely new purchases Fiona! The fabric is gorgeous and those threads are a wonderful variety of colours. I'm happy to hear you're back on your feet again!

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  8. Love the purses and what a happy cheerful colours...
    Hugs
    Erna

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  9. Super purses and lots of lovely goodies to keep you busy

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