Thursday, 26 November 2009

My Place & Yours - My Collection

You say hoarding, I say collecting
I like to think that my hoarding has a much better name...yes it's a COLLECTION!
This goes back a long way back to (struggling) uni student days, sewing for myself and trying to make ends meet . Despite this, I decided that there was one offer I couldn't pass up. It encompassed my 3 loves - books, sewing and stationery shops (or in this case the local newsagent). Each week I'd have to find the princely sum of $1.75, head off to the newsagency on Bondi Road and pick up my 'order'...oh joy...oh bliss...
What was this miraculous offer...
Voila... collection of Busy Needles - all the way from 1-98. All read, some ideas used, mostly just poured over with the possibilities of 'one day...'

And just to prove that I have hoarded for a while, here's a similar collection of Handmade (I never did find issue 1)
The Barbie issue in the background has been well used. One memorable day I spent the whole day sewing denim overalls for Barbie -  the house and 4 little children ran wild...and I didn't care - I just needed to sew - but that a story for another day!

Theme Queen::Kate
and head over to
Meme Queen::Pip
to add your collection.


  1. Craft Mags are never a waste of money if you use them or constantly browse through them. A great collection!

  2. Brings back memories. I have busy needles too. And LOTS of cross stitchmags as well.

  3. Oh never enough mags! Awesome! You never know when you might need an inspirational flip through! x

  4. Thank you all for your lovely comments. One day I will learn how to put individual replies to comments - but for now - thanks for peeking over the fence...


Nice of you to take a peek over the fence. It's lovely to meet you. Do come in, have a cuppa and a chat. I will talk back...


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