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A sneak peek inside the new OT HQ

You may have noticed that things were a little quiet around here over December and January.  Well the big news is we moved 1400km South over the Christmas break!  It was so much more intense than I’d expected, but now things are slowly settling into a routine and Issue 18 is just around the corner!

I really feel like living in Cairns had a huge influence on the creation and vibe of One Thimble for the first 4 years and I’m excited to see how living in Maryborough shapes it’s future.

Obligatory Family Selfie at our new home

Oh my goodness this is what happens when you’re collectors (ie hoarders) and you haven’t moved for 15 years!!!

… and here she is! Our beautiful new home!

One Thimble HQ is spread across two little sleep out rooms.  I’ve got one set up for sewing and the other has my office.

The sewing room … cluttered and crazy and just the way I love it!

Another angle in the sewing room showing, my ironing board and cutting station in the background.

Office space … I have a fancy new chair since this photo was taken.

I’m really looking forward to working with and meeting some local businesses on upcoming issues of One Thimble!

Till next time.

Happy Sewing


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Boxing Day Sale 2017

Boxing Day 2017 participating businesses

It’s back! And this year it’s bigger and better than ever! I’ve joined together with 32 fabulous businesses to bring you a HUGE Boxing Day Sales Event.

Running all day Boxing Day you can get 30% off your purchases from these businesses with the code CYA17

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OT17 Sneak Peek

One Thimble Issue 17 is out on Friday!  If you’d like to look inside One Thimble Issue 17 check out this flipbook!

New to One Thimble and wondering how it works?

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Share a Sewn Gift Project Winners Announced

I have loved having an inbox full of wonderful gift projects over the last few weeks.  There were so so many “winning” projects entered in our competition! If your favourite project wasn’t chosen to be published, never fear lots of the entrants have let me know they’ll either be publishing their projects as patterns you can purchase or as free tutes on their or our blog over the coming weeks!  I’ll be sure to let you know when they come out!

Winners of the Sewn Gift Project Competion

These are the winning projects which will be published in Issue 17 of One Thimble – due out 10th November!

Winner of the People’s Choice Category – Bracelet – by Sarah
Winner of the Scrap Buster Category – Teacher’s gift duo – by Kellie
Winner of the Something Special Category – Bunny Purse – by Kira
Winner of the Quick Sew Category – Fruit Bags – by Megan
Overall Winner – Lotus Pincushion – by Katy

We had a whopping 859 votes in the People’s Choice Award!!!

To Thank-you for your help choosing the winners we’re having a little sale!

Thankyou sale flyer

Use the code PeoplePower to take 30% off One Thimble e-zine’s through till 8am AEST 1st October!

If you’ve been thinking about trying One Thimble now’s a great time to pick an issue (or two) to see what you’ve been missing!

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People’s Choice Award – 2017 Share a Project Competition

It’s been such a blast seeing the wonderful entries in our 2017 Share a Project Competition arrive in my inbox.  Now the fun bit … choosing which projects will win the prizes, and be featured in One Thimble Issue 17!!!

Winners in the Quick-sew, Something Special & Scrap Buster Categories and the Overall Winner will be chosen by a judging panel and will be notified via email on the 25th September BUT you can help choose the People’s Choice Winner by voting for your favourite project below.

For more details about each project check out the album on our Facebook Page -> HERE

You’ve got until 8pm AEST 23rd September to place your vote.

Want a recap of the competition guidelines & prizes?  Check out this blogpost -> HERE

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