Tonight we had a bit of a fright. There was a new bushfire up at Belgrave. Although it was no where near us (Belgrave is about 15 – 20mins away) and was traveling in the wrong direction, the sound of the emergency vehicles heading to the fire, and the overhead sound of helicopters was enough.… Read More
For the last few days, we have been dealing with the smoke from the fires. I cannot complain. With what we have been getting, I can only imagine what the people in the bushfire areas are having to deal with. My heart goes out to them. Thank you to everyone around the world who have… Read More
Just a quick reminder. The Needlework Boutique is donating 10% from all sales on the 13th, 14th and 15th of February to the Red Cross Bushfire appeal. Go to www.needleworkboutique.com.au to place your order.
I was trying to think of how, as a business, I could help with the bushfire appeal. My products are not what the victims of the fires are after right now, but a donation from the sales would go a long way in providing them with the basics that they need. So Fri 13th Feb,… Read More
To all my overseas friends. We are ok. We are no where near the fires. But, please pray for my Brother in Law, my nephews and my father. They are helping man the trucks, all of them being volunteers with the Country Fire Authority. In fact, please pray that these wonderful brave men and women… Read More
As I was visiting 7 of the 9 stores in the outer Eastern Fabric Frolic yesterday, this poem by Dorothea MacKellar (I think) kept going through my mind. Yesterday was so surreal. I went first to Berwick (I think) to the outer most patchwork store involved in the Frolic out that way, and by the… Read More
checking it twice. No it is not a Christmas list, but a shopping list for the shop. As I will be doing Stitches and Craft again this year, I will be placing an order with my US distributors in the next 10 days. As the Nashville Needlework Show is on this coming weekend, I will… Read More