Australian Homespun

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“My style is clean, bright, colourful and ‘yarny’.”

Remember the rotten ol’ days when left-handers were ostracised for being the Devil’s children and teachers would rap them over the knuckles if they tried to do what came naturally – writing from the left? Well, Mandy O’Sullivan is one of millions setting the record straight, proving she’s not Satan’s spawn but positively godly in terms of success and creativity.

“I always thought I wouldn’t be able to learn crocheting because I am left handed,” she says, “but after admiring the work of others in my local craft group, I was determined to

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Lovely Lattices
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Aldershot Meadows
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Getting To Know …
Jen has been sewing and crafting all her life, but she didn’t make her first real quilt until 2003. Busy with three young kids at home, she was searching for a creative outlet for her evenings and thought that quilting might fit the bill. Jen decided