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Silk Painting Techniques 3 Day Workshop in Jeddah

Wow what a workshop this was. We learnt so much! Day 1 On the first day we did a Silk sample of 9 different  techniques. We were shown how to … Continue Reading →


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Silk Painting Class in Jeddah

Had a fantastic morning yesterday. I met some lovely ladies while doing an introduction class to Silk painting.  It was awesome. The instructor Q  is a wonderful lady who is … Continue Reading →


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Ladies Morning Coffee “Costume Party”

What a lovely morning here in the compound, with a great turn out. Lots of costumes, pirate, Indian, Egyptian  traditional Japanese, rock star, punk, traditional Thai… As we arrived we were all … Continue Reading →


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“Quilting Bees” of Jeddah

It was our monthly “Quilting Bees” of Jeddah meeting today. We all had to vote for a new president and vice president.  Sadly the lady who was going to be … Continue Reading →


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Taif Rose Farm Tour and More

Having booked for the Taif Roses Season Tour after seeing it advertised in the Destination Jeddah magazine, we thought there would be quite a few going.  It turned out that … Continue Reading →


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Traditional Handicrafts Souq Tour

Had a lovely morning at the Traditional Handicrafts Souq. A number of us ladies, went on the compound bus, to meet up with our tour guide Bander, from Nomad Arabian … Continue Reading →


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Easter Party in the Compound at Jeddah

Today management provided the Annual Easter Party for all the children in the compound.  A sausage sizzle, pizza, chips and drinks were provided. Many of the Mums had worked very … Continue Reading →


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My First Ever Quilting Class - Paper Piecing/Curved Piecing

Recently I have got very interested in doing Fabric Art using all sorts of media.  Of course I had to pick something that was tricky to start with didn’t I. … Continue Reading →


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Annual Quilt Show & Artisan Fair

Chris and I volunteered to help out at the Quilt Show.  We got in the taxi armed with a map, again with someone who didn’t speak english.  Fortunately Chris knew … Continue Reading →


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Queen of Hearts Mad Hatters Tea Party

Debra from the Quilting Art Studio arranged for this charity event “Queen of Hearts Mad Hatters Tea Party” in order to raise money to support abused women and orphaned children in … Continue Reading →