Monday, December 27, 2010

Christmas over

and it was head down and bum up for me as I focused on the quilt which we will be raffeling as a fundraiser for Relay For Life  which will be held here in Port pIrie in April 2011.
The Country Hart Stich 'n' Bitch Girls, the Pirie Quilters and a couple of special friends of Country Hart have come up with these beautiful blocks which I had to turn into a beautiful quilt which would do these blocks justice. Oh and my lovely daughter Abbie who only picked up an needle for the first time a couple of months ago and had never had any lessons even made a block.......the beautiful heart 3rd on the top row I am so proud of her she did a wonderful job
 I have pieced together with a beautiful Moda Jelly Roll "Faith" by Howard Marcus.
Stitchery, applique, needle turn, machine embroidery.....its all there.
I am so happy with how the quilt has turned out and it is a decent 62" x 62"
So the quilt is off to the quilter on Wednesday then it will be displayed at Country Hart while it is being raffeled
If you would like to buy a ticket or if you would like to sell a book for us give me a yell via email

Now on to the next project.......would you believe A Christmas Stocking??????? yep a Chrissy Stocking for Homespuns Christmas in July get cracking have to have it in by the 7th

So on that note I will say Goodnight

Robyn xx
Friday, December 24, 2010

Merry Christmas

I hope you and your family all have a wonderful time together and that Santa is very kind to you all........I have just checked at Norad and there is only about 2 hours left before Santa boards his sliegh and begins his trip around the world you can check it out and see where Santa is at

Steve is at work this Christmas but we do have the rest of the family together, as our kids, Dylan, Abbie and Brady, my Mum and my Brother, his wife and their 4 kids all gather at our place for Christmas lunch.......we have been really busy over the last few months so we are keeping it simple this year, ham, prawns, chicken & Salads around the pool and of course a bottle of wine or 2

Steve sent me beautiful flowers today because he is not here......the tears he brought to my eyes were not a good look in the shop though.....oh well

We would also like to say an huge THANKYOU to all of you our wonderful Country Hart family for your support and patronage over the past 12 months

We also have some exciting news for 2011.....All of the stock in the bricks and Mortor shop will be also available online at so in the first few months of 2011 the website is going to grow big time as we go through the huge task of listing all the stock

Also in 2011 I have been ask to design a project for the Christmas in July issue of Homespun......which I have to have submitted by Jan 7th......eeeeeeek!!!

I have also been ask to submit projects in 3 editions of Country Threads in 2011

So now you know what i am doing between Christmas and New Year ......designing Christmas in July....Oh and I will be piecing together the beautiful blocks all the girls from Country Hart's Stitch 'n' Bitch group and the Pirie Quilters have made for our Relay For Life Quilt which when finished will be raffled with the proceeds going to Relay For Life

I will pop a pic on the blog as soon as I get the top together there are some amazing blocks it should be beautiful
so thats me for the rest of 2010.....don't think I can fit much more in

So from my family to yours Have a wonderful Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year


Robyn, Steve, Dlyan, Abbie, Brady, our gorgeous old Daucshund Chloe and the 2 naughty Schnauzers

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Doesn't Time Fly??????

How the time has flown, Country Hart's Shopfront is 1 year old today.
It only seems like yesterday that Steve and I were covered from head to toe in burgandy paint sitting on the floor eating takeaway for tea wondering if we have set our sights too high.......could we make our dream a reality??????

I guess we did make it happen cause Over the last 12 months Country Hart has just expanded and expanded a little like my

We have had very successful workshops in 2010  with even more to come in 2011.....can't wait first off the blocks for 2011 is Rosalie Quinlan and Melanie Hurlston in March
We have a wonderful group of girls who meet at the shop every Wednesday for "Stitch 'n' Bitch" ......yep thats today and they have a Birthday Party planned so should be a great day cause they don't only quilt they are fantastic cooks.........might put them on the next round of master chef

The Pirie and Broughton Quilters and the Crystal Brook Girls........they all know who they are, have been absolutley wonderful in their support so a huge thankyou to all those great girls xxx
We have lots of new and exciting things in the pipeline for the next 12 months so stick around there is never a dull moment at Country Hart
Before I go I have to say a HUGE THANKYOU to my best friend and the love of my life without him none of this would have happened my wonderful Husband Steve thanks hun xxxxx

i am sure will will have some pics very soon of the Country Hart Birthday Party

til next time
happy stitch'n
Robyn xx

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