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Esther Aliu
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I don't know what I'm doing here in google + and can't be bothered finding out

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LE: Ziggity Zag!
No matter what other project I tinker with, and I do love to start new things, my mind keeps wandering back to Love Entwined . Once you start LE, you can't stop for very long. It wont let you . I always said there was something special in the makings of thi...

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WOW: At It Again
WOW = WIPs On Wednesdays It's a gloomy Wednesday here in my corner of the world, its morning but dark outside and the light is gloomy. I'm relying on my 'natural daylight' lamp and thank goodness I have it - I would not be able to do a stitch of sewing toda...

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Houndstooth Shumper
Isn't this fabric fabulous? It just zings! I always love hounds-tooth, but these colours make me really happy and its doubly nice to use quilting fabric for shirting - or in this case, for a shumper which is my own hybrid of a shirt and jumper.  And I have ...

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Pomegranate at Sydney Royal Easter Show 2014
I love it when members send me pictures of quilts they've made using my patterns, its a real honour to see what's been made and how. I also love it when I stumble across quilts out there, by chance. This morning I was sent this image of my pattern 'Pomegran...

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LE: Your Questions Answered
How am I tracing my background? I'm tracing directly onto my background fabric for precise placement. This is especially helpful as there is so much hand sewing on this quilt and the constant gathering of material can mean small differences in applique posi...

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MMQ: Sandy Beach
Meet My Quilt: Sandy Beach Sandy Beach is a wall hanging I designed for Down Under Quilts. I had a sketch in my journal (below) of a seaside memory box full of interesting objects The pattern is applique shapes on top of a memory box background And the appl...

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LE: a quilt with a mind of it's own
Love Entwined has a mind of it's own. I made other plans, but my Love Entwined wants to be a patchwork style scrappy. I resisted this at first, but not for long. Nothing I did worked, even though I had thought out at least 3 excellent colour ways, each one ...

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1790 Marriage Coverlet, an update
I've been receiving requests to provide an update on the
status of the 1790 Marriage Coverlet Quilt. Some of you wondered if my silence
on this topic indicated that I was preparing to travel and see the quilt, or had
some other exciting development going on...
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