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The Beauty of English Leicester

Thank you dear readers for your enthusiastic support of the latest endeavours at Needle and Spindle, and now…a little more news. Along with the Natural Gradient Alpaca Shawl Kits, I will have also been preparing English Leicester locks for sale … Continue reading

17. July 2018 by Rebecca
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There’s a Hare in my Tortoise

Well, I am back dear readers…well, sort of.  My children have been taking turns in being home sick and between that and a few family administration sagas, my limited energy has prevented me from returning to this place as regularly … Continue reading

19. June 2018 by Rebecca
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Retreating

Dearest readers, I want to let you know about some crafty events coming up in my home state. Many of you will know about The Craft Sessions retreat that happens every September in the Yarra Valley. Felicia Semple has connected with … Continue reading

22. May 2018 by Rebecca
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Farm News from Bullengarook

Bullengarook is a little place an hour north of Melbourne, just near Bacchus Marsh.  It is rolling, lush country, perfect for sheep. It is where Maureen Shepherd raises her prize winning Finnsheep at Fairfield Finns. I love the fleeces produced … Continue reading

27. March 2018 by Rebecca
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Postcards at Sea #7 Waiting Purposefully

I had every intention of posting a craft post this week. Instead, I am waiting purposefully for some energy to return. I came across that phrase recently, listening to the wonderful Saga Land by Richard Fildler and Kari Gislason. It … Continue reading

14. February 2018 by Rebecca
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Dyeing with Australian Natives

It is school holidays here. There is not much time for making so instead, I thought I would share with you some treats that came my way on Instagram recently about natural dyeing with Australian natives. Firstly, I wanted everyone to … Continue reading

01. October 2017 by Rebecca
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Settling

Since I last posted here, dear readers, a lot has happened. We sold our house in the urban wilds of Melbourne and moved to the beguiling shores of Lake Wendouree in Ballarat. We decided to stop waiting for the life … Continue reading

09. August 2017 by Rebecca
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Formatting gremlin

Dear readers, If you read this blog through a blog reader or via email, then you may encounter some very strange formatting in the previous post that may prevent you from reading the whole post. I cannot explain the strangeness … Continue reading

30. May 2017 by Rebecca
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Fibre of Memory

I just watched a really great podcast called Fruit Knitting. Yes, I know I am late to the scene, so many folks have told me to watch Fruity Knitting but readers, I move s-l-o-w-l-y these days. Anyway, I finally caught … Continue reading

30. May 2017 by Rebecca
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Postcards at Sea #6: Metamorphosis

It has been a year since a bout of pneumonia triggered Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and my body stopped working the way it used to. At such a milestone, it seems timely to check in with a postcard. I am so … Continue reading

21. April 2017 by Rebecca
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