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We have decided to move from typepad to blogger. We have been blogging since May 2006 and felt like a change!
We hope you continue to read and enjoy our blog!

* amitiĆ© textiles’ fine fabrics, patchwork and quilting.
* Our shop is bright, has an open layout, we have friendly staff and a spacious classroom. Complete with comfortable chairs, large tables and purpose-built cutting benches,it all makes for the perfect learning environment.
* Come along and participate in a class, we'd love to have you!
* With fabrics from Liberty of London and Kaffe Fassett, linens, plains and a wide range Japanese brights and florals, plus an extensive list of books, patterns and essential equipment, this is the place to indulge your fabric fantasies.

shop address:

281 Centre Road
Bentleigh, Victoria, Australia, 3204.

phone 61 3 9557 8551
fax 61 3 9557 8531

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Mon-Fri 9.30 to 5pm
Sat 9.30 – 4pm.


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Delilah - Lucy's Journey - Part 1

A fair while ago, when working through the Delilah patterns I thought "yeah... I might just make this".
After a quick brain storm with the Boss Lady/Mum, I decided why not! But it has to be different, we thought because we have no use for 2 quilts that look very similar. So, what could I do? That's when my eyes landed on my always growing stash of Liberty.
March arrived and so did our stock of templates, and off I went...
My, my, my Delilah.

You have brought me to a few firsts so I think some confessions need to me made.

1. I have never pieced a curve.

Nope...  No sir! Not one.
Curves have always scared me. I could never wrap my head around them but the Boss Lady...

She loves them!

I mean... she really LOVES them!

Or maybe she just loves cruel and unusual punishment like this block?!
Just an idea.

Curves conquered.
But wait, there's more (confessions and curves!)

2.  I don't* own an iron.

Ha. Yup!
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Hello friends,
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Month 5 brought us North Star. "Woo hoo. Straight lines!" I hear the masses cheer as they open their mail!
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