Thursday, 21 December 2017

Garden surprise

Hanging the washing out this morning, I was amazed to see this beautuful flower on the cactus plant.

The cactus was about 40 cm tall  when I moved it from the succulent trough nearly 2 years ago, to make way for the side fence to be replaced. I never got around to moving it back, and it has doubled in size since then.
It must be very happy in its new spot, because it now has 1 large flower, and 2 more big buds!
And how impressive is this flower!

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Christmas gift ideas

Selling off my craft stall stock - anyone looking for some last minute Christmas gifts?
I have these 9 handbags, all have internal pocket ( some are zipped) and key tag clip, $40 each.

3 rope bowls left- 2 stitched in brown, one in fluro green thread. $10 each.

Printed calico bags $5 each.

Paint your own bead kits $4 each.

Assorted fabric buckets - great for pot plants ( put in a plastic bag 1st), inside drawers, for storing kids' bits & pieces $5 each.

Fabric brooches $2 each.

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Friday, 8 December 2017

Op shop fabric finds

I had a few spare minutes on my way home today to duck into the Christ Church op shop in Essendon. I haven't been there for months, and only had about 10 minutes there today, as I was on my way to drop some donations off to Caroline Chisolm, a little further down the road.

I had a quick look through the dvd's and cd's, and found the soundtrack to  Star Wars 1 " The Phantom Menace". Score! ( pun intended!)
Then I remembered they have a fabric section - and look what I found - a great range of  quilting pieces, including some fat quarters, and a couple of nearly metre long pieces. A lovely selection of spots, stripes, small floral prints and some fun prints like the dressmaker model print ( top right).