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downunderdale. · 3W ago

Old Doors and Openings

  The second 2 day workshop I taught in Adelaide was Old Doors and Openings and once again I provided comprehensive notes and a kit. I was really thrilled at the results of this class. We spent day 1 creating heaps of textured pages ready to use on d...
downunderdale. · 3W ago

Seeing the Leaves Through the Trees

 I was privileged to be asked to tutor at the South Australian Embroiderers Guild Summer School - such a wonderful groups of people. The first workshop was Seeing the Leaves Through the Trees and for me, the first of two things. I wrote extensive not...
downunderdale. · 1M ago

self portrait - ooh.....

I spent the last three days down in the Porongerups taking a workshop with Lou Gardiner ht...
downunderdale. · 1M ago

a little hexie fun

A few month's ago I got a little obsessed with these hexie things. Had never heard of them until Shelagh told me it was something I should play with - so I bought a packet of fusible paper stuff and duly printed out a page of hexies - with the markin...
downunderdale. · 1M ago

Another ending - 2016

Well - it is the last day of 2016 and many of my plans to write often have vanished. It seems to have been a busy year indeed and not looking much less busy for 2017. I have managed a trip to NZ but only once, a trip to Broome, a trip to Toronto and ...
downunderdale. · 2M ago

Hannah and Grant Get Wed

On 11th November - that's Remembrance Day so you don't forget - Hannah and Grant got married in Margaret River - don't they look wonderful? The wedding was at Secret Garden - a beautiful spot and perfect weatherAmazing symmetry with attention to deta...
downunderdale. · 3M ago

All manner of happenings

It's been a busy couple of weeks since we got back from Europe - but I have managed to get...
downunderdale. · 3M ago

A week or so later

We came back to a pile of parcels, boxes and the like - this box was delight to open - single colours in sari ribbon but each one is different. I am looking forward to using them - I am going to iron them first. Of course. It is obviously helping the...
downunderdale. · 4M ago

That's it folks for this trip

Wednesday morning we left Girona - really enjoyed our stay - but time to head back to Barcelona Very pleasant medieval city    Back in Barcelona for half a day we checked out Gaudi's work along with thousands of others - the inside of the cathedr...
downunderdale. · 4M ago

Out in the countryside

We hired a car for a opulent of days and made some trips out of Girona. it is very easy driving around - the roads are very good. First day we went to the Costa Bravo - not our sort of place really - I think we are spoilt on the west coast of OZ - th...