Weekend Stacks: QuiltyBox August Box {with discount code}

quilty box august box

When I opened this months QuiltyBox I thought to myself, ‘WOW! You guys have really outdone yourself this month! It is ALL fantastic!’

quiltybox august box

The August box included Sweet Tweet by Erin Cox from Martingale Publishing along with yarn and a crochet hook to add crochet borders to her designs. Two spools of Konfetti thread by WonderFil and a small charm pack of Picnic by Melody Miller from Cotton+Steel were supplied. And lastly a scissor keeper from Patchwork Threads (it’s super cute!)


And don’t forget to use the code AndSew10 for $10 off your first box! I hear next month’s box is being curated by our very own CraftyMummy!

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Minecraft Pixel Crochet Blanket- Getting Started

Minecraft Pixelated Crochet Blanket

  A little while ago  scratch that, a LONG while ago my eldest son C asked me to make him a minecraft blanket. So we looked at a few different themes and settled on a minecraft pixel crochet blanket of a creeper and I got to work. It was that long ago that I hadn’t even […]

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Spotlight Stores shopping trip

aswc spotlight 1

This is a sponsored post for Nuffnang and Spotlight I was gifted $40 to spend at Spotlight. When Riley was little, we used to visit Bunnings and Spotlight about equally. I’ve always been an equal opportunity crafter, turning my hand to hammer and nails just as easily as the sewing machine (with about as many […]

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And Sew We Craft Together Linky Party {August 26th}


Happy Wednesday! That week went fast! I’ve managed to fit in a little crafting, but not much because the kids social lives and sporting commitments are keeping me busy, ha! This weeks featured links are: This almond pumpkin cake from Domestic Bliss Squared looks and sounds delicious!  Chrissie has finished her Yuma QAL Quilt and it’s […]

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Japanese Travel Journal

Japanese travellers notebook journal

I am very happy (and kinda relieved!) to share that I actually did pack AND use my mini travel scrapbooking kit to document our beach getaway last week! I collected and used various mementos and receipts and the like to include, as well as the adorable summer Hello Kitty stickers! I love the look of […]

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{Reader Tutorial} Conference Tote Bag Pattern Sew-Along


  Deby from So Sew Easy recently kicked off a 10 day fully guided sew-along series to make the Conference Tote Bag. Features of the bag: slip pockets on the outside, front and back, full width or split a recessed zipper closure, a combo zipper and slip pocket inside an elasticated full width split pocket for […]

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{Reader Tutorial} Casual Crochet Top


Jane from Beautiful Crochet stuff says: Well, I love crop tops and today I’d like to share this free casual crochet top pattern. This summer is so hot so I’ve chosen a short version, but you can easily crochet it any length you want. This is a perfect length for the beach or go out […]

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20min onesie redesign

20min onesie

Sophie has been known to wear every item of clothing in her drawers over the course of the day. She wandered out a couple of weeks ago with a onesie on top of her pants, and it struck me that it must be a simple process to hem the onesie and turn it into a […]

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Weekly Wrap

kitkat cake

How has your week been? It has been a week at home for me but that is always good for my crafting so in some ways I have been thankful for sick children! Our other Contributors have been busy as well with baking, quilting, Book Week costumes and more. {Cate’s blog turned 8 – happy […]

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Weekend Stacks- Cotton & Steel Bundles


    {Weekend stacks is a Sunday feature, where we each take turns to show you a stack-of-something from our craft spaces} Last week I had several very happy mail days and one of those days included these yummy bundles of Cotton and Steel fabrics. I was on the look out for some halloween fabric and […]

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