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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
I have been stitching forever it seems and now do this just for pleasure,My DH and I are retired so I have lots of time for my hobbies--sewing Gardening and walking my dog. Have 4 grand-kids aged from 18 to 11 One lives in Australia and the others are very close to where we live. Hope to contribute more thru this blog. Kiwi Jan New Zealand

Friday, October 30, 2009

Kia-ora and welcome to my blog-- a little about Kiwi Jan and Fudge I am a retired homemaker married to Tom. I have two grown kids and four grand kids the lights of my life and a Blue Roan Cocker Spaniel called Blaze.
My hobbies are gardening with Blaze right beside me --and stitching- stitching and for a change more stitching--- this is where Fudge comes in. Fudge is my trusty Janome sewing machine --why call her Fudge well have you ever Fudged something---!!!
I am a quilter both hand and machine with Applique as my favourite technique.
I have completed a 'Baltimore Quilt' and also a 'Dear Jane' plus many others.Most of which have been given to family and friends.
I am a maker of bags--- don't ask how many I have made will you!!!
I also love making Artist trading cards and postcards which I trade around New Zealand and Australia thru a small Yahoo group that I own and thru a couple of other groups around the world.
What fun it is to receive postcards from way over the other side of the world.
I hope to show some of my work and tell a little about New Zealand.
Nuff for now

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