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ABC Radio Interview

I was recently asked to do an interview with ABC Radio Brisbane about my quilt BEV 10-08. The hostess Rebecca thought she was going to interview me about my Honeycombed Hummer quilt. Luckily I had a photo of the quilt with me (not the best quality). Bev 10-08 will be handing in the Australian Quilt Show in Brisbane this coming week. Once she is back with me, hopefully, I will have heard if it has been accepted into 3 Quilt Shows in the US. Then it will be overseas for the next 12 months, so a very limited time left to see it in Australia.

The interview is linked above.

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A week of Interviews.

It came as a surprise to me when a Website in the US asked to interview me following the success of Circling Sevenstar, at Houston Quilt Festival 2023. Over a series of emails a set of questions were sent my way, with the hope I could answer them and include some photos as well.

Despite having family visiting us, I made the time to organise myself, before the deadline I gave Lynn of Create Whimsy.

The final interview was released today and a link is attached. Real and insightful into me, as a “quilter and designer” – still doesn’t sit well with me – but I have been assured I should wear the title with pride.

Spotlight: Lyn Crump, Quilter – Create Whimsy

Now to prepare for another interview later this week with ABC Radio Brisbane – I initially thought they had approached the wrong person, then remembered that BEV 10-08 is coming to Brisbane next week, for the Quilt and Craft Fair, and could currently be considered the Best in Australia.

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BEV 10-08


These are my latest entries in The Australian Quilt Show run by IntoCraft that debuted at AQC in Melbourne last week. The quilt above won First Place Modern then was also awarded Best of Show.

The Honeycombed Hummer

Also debuted at AQC and received a Judges Commendation in the Traditional category. This is a LegitKits pattern wirh my added EPP border.

Both quilts will tour around Eastern States of Australia before returning home in December.

Additionally Circling Sevenstar is about to hang at Paducah Quilt Week. Fingers crossed she is admired favourably. Might even send it on to Houston while it is Stateside.

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Circling Sevenstar is currently hanging at EKKA in the Quilts Across Queensland Show in Brisbane. Sporting a First Place and Best in Show ribbon.

In April 2023 I sent it to AQS Paducah Quilt Week Show in America. It was awarded a First Place ribbon.

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Sottaceti Dimenare

My latest quilt is touring with The Australian Quilt Show at the Craft and Quilt Fairs in the Eastern Australian States. It is sporting a First Place Ribbon in the Modern Category. I will get to see it again in October in Brisbane.

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Stocktake is complete

Last count of all the Glide threads in Busy Quilting Shop
A few almost empty boxes being packed and sorted

The big PACKING boxes are filling and so is my Garage space.

now has their shop up and running with all the HabandDash products and Glide Threads

Les and I thank all of you for allowing us to introduce you to HabandDash products and hope you continue to enjoy your journey with them with Monika.

Maybe now I will be able to post more of my piecing and quilting adventures. Plus expect lots of touring quilt piecing pictures.

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Glide Threads in Australia

Just one more week to get your threads from Busy Quilting

The Shelves are packed
The boxes are stacked

Last day for orders of Glide Thread and HabandDash products from Busy Quilting will be Thursday 28th April

MAKE It Quilted has purchased the Thread Side of Busy Quilting business.

APQS Spare parts and machines will still be available from Busy Quilting, as will longarm machine quilting services when we are not travelling.

Thankyou to all our customers over the last ten years of Glide Thread trading in Australia.

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Circling Sevenstar

Circling Sevenstar

This is my seventh Feathered Star Quilt and has very proudly just been named Best of Show in the Queensland Quilters Inc 2021 Show. In addition it also received the award for Best Professional Machine Quilting. Proud and excited is an understatement.