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Sewing Machine Feet for Free Motion Quilting

Sewing Machine Feet for Free Motion Quilting There are 3 types of Sewing Machine Feet for Free Motion Quilting that are most commonly referred to and used. Is a Walking Foot and whilst technically is not "Free Motion" it is an excellent tool for quilting and great for beginners to get the feel of sandwiching your [...]

Free Motion Quilting Tips and Hints

Free Motion Quilting Tips and Hints With so much talk about "free motion quilting" many of us that have not tried it, or fairly new to it are feeling a little over-whelmed. We look at the work that is always show cased, sit down at the machine to try, and guess what, in many cases [...]

Grip Its For Free Motion Quilting

Grip Its For Free Motion Quilting by Sewing Mates Sometimes we come across something that is intuitive and just works, no hassles, no extra equipment required, no huge learning curve, it simply does what it is supposed to do. The Grip Its For Free Motion Quilting is one of those products, when Barb from Sewing [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Accessories, Cool Gadgets, Whats New|0 Comments

Challenge – Supporting Kids with Cancer

Challenge - Supporting Kids with Cancer Sewing Buddies Australia Proudly Supporting Challenge As a family owned business it is always nice to give back to the Community that supports you. Sewing Buddies Australia have decided to Support Challenge because they also perform above and beyond the call of duty for Children and [...]

By | April 4th, 2016|Blog, General, Sewing Buddies Australia|0 Comments

Tamworth via Coonabarabran

Tamworth via Coonabarabran Tamworth Craft Alive Show This year as I travel around Australia attending the various Shows when I get back home I will highlight one particular town or region, and try to tell you all about it. My first town is Coonabarabran in New South Wales, strange name, but amazing town.  Every time [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|Blog, Travelling Australia|0 Comments

Jelly Roll aka Bali Pop and Rainbow Patterns

Jelly Roll aka Bali Pop and Rainbow Patterns While attending the craft shows across Australia, I am often asked "what do you do with a Jelly Roll, Bali Pop or Rainbow", and I am always asked for easy but beautiful beginner quilting patterns.  So I have combined both requests, and created a series of patterns [...]

Perth via the Nullarbor

Craft and Quilt Fair Perth via the Nullarbor Getting to the Craft and Quilt Fair Perth Via the Nullarbor Had a brilliant trip  this week, 3587 kms and 4 1/2 days from Melbourne to Perth via the Nullarbor As always the trip was uneventful, except for a flat tyre on the outskirts of Port Wakefield, South Australia..thanks to the [...]

By | May 16th, 2014|Blog, General, Travelling Australia|0 Comments

Deteriorating Eyesight and Sewing

Deteriorating Eyesight and Sewing is something faced by many of us My personal little motto: Deteriorating Eyesight has nothing to do with age, it has to do with knowledge, laughter and tears, the more we live life, the more we become aware of who we are, and where our niche in life is, life itself [...]

By | April 2nd, 2014|Blog, General, Sewing Aids|0 Comments

Mini Craft Irons Not Just For Crafts

Mini Craft Irons Not Just For Crafts Many of us think a Mini Craft Iron, is simply another toy to have in the craft or sewing room, in many cases, this is not true, they offer much  more than just being a "Mini  Iron".  For those with arthritis, or hand issues, travel or attend [...]

By | March 16th, 2014|Blog, General, Sewing Aids|0 Comments