Australian Homespun


I live in a lovely seaside town on the mid-north coast of NSW. I have a sewing room that has a good cutting bench and lots of shelving with ‘too much’ fabric – or so I have been told. But there is always room for more, I believe. My ‘design floor’ is where I lay my quilts down to play with the overall look. Maybe one day, it will be a

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