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Pip-Life

:: Important Things…

Do you have anything that you would like Mike’s readers to know about?  Important things that are going on? Great things you have made? Events? Awesome stuff that you (or someone you know) have written?  Why don’t you post…

Pip-Life

:: Yes or No?

Yes or No?! Do you eat this? Even as a guilty pleasure? Is it time to come out? xx Pip Hurrah!…

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:: Dry July…

Look at me go! I am the Queen of denying myself things! Today is Day 22 of my Vegetarian Challenge! Wooh! I am actually finally getting used to this new Vegetarian way of being… It has taken this long…

Pip-Life

:: What Would You Do?

So. Let me tell you about something that happened to me today. I was upstairs looking out the window at about 9.30. It is cold here in Melbourne… It was probably about ten degrees at the time (it’s thirteen…

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:: OMG! WIN Three Lovely Books!

Well would you LOOK AT THESE BOOKS! OH EM GEE! How terrific are they? Do you want to win them? Well… if you live in Australia YOU CAN! Answer my question before midnight Melbourne time on Friday and I…

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:: Help Needed!

image via I have some very nice friends working on a very great show on my very favourite tv channel. Yep. I can’t say more than that, but it’s a show you are going to L.O.V.E. (No, it’s not…

Rad People

:: Jackie…

Did you watch The Kennedys yet? I really enjoyed it. I want to know more about Jackie and Bobby… There is a book, but it might be a load of fabricated, money making spin. Or it might be true.…

Pip-Life

:: Sneak Peek :: Make Hey!

Hello you! Here is another sneaky peek at my new book (which goes to press today!) This is a super simple project called ‘Girl’s Best Friend Wall Quilt’ It’s a variation on the wall quilt I did for Frankie…

Pip-Life

:: My Blog via iPhone!

(dolls are by cloth and thread!) Hello! Very exciting news!  If you download the Bloapp App from Itunes and search for Meet Me at Mikes and bookmark it, then VOILA!! You can get our blog in a super cute…

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:: Slippers Gone Wild…

Wow. Everyone wants to make slippers! This shows you how many people have popped over and grabbed the Pippy Slipper pattern in just one week! (I think if you click the image it will get larger!) How heartening that…

Pip-Life

:: Some Good Things For Today…

eraser stamping with Lilmagoolie (via pinterest and Melissa) This podcast featuring ‘Making is Connecting’ author David Gauntlett : on Craft and Community : found via Jan via Twitter. I really must get that book. It sounds like just my…

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:: Mario’s, Home Days and Telly too…

Hey! I hope you are well! We spent the weekend resting up and hanging out with family. It was super nice. Wintery weather walks along Brunswick Street are always nice, esp when there are cousins and aunties and uncles…

Pip-Life

:: My Life In A Trice…

This is such a cool site! Go to Pummelvision to make your own video! Found via Lutterlagkage! xx Pip Hurrah!…

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:: The GOOD 30 Day Challenge

I am doing this. Starting from today. I am going to go Vegetarian for 30 Days. And then I will see how I feel. Yes. I don’t like to make grand declarations, so I think this 30 Day Toe-In-The-Non-Meaty-Water…

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:: Connect Six…

Maybe you want to get chatty? You can find me in a few other places too. I completely understand if you have totally had enough of me though. Feel free to unfollow the bejeezus out of me. MeetMeAtMikes on…

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:: Map Making…

my map :: above :: at our book shoot back in March You might know that I have been embroidering this map for what seems like an age… You might not know that, too. I don’t mind. I started…

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:: Stitchy Awesomeness…

Katie Kuthroat vs Don Chuck Carvalho What a super stitcher that Katie is….!  Nice! I really like the way she’s filled this in… and her outlines… and her lines in general!!  Very awesome! xx Hurrah!…

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:: What Do You Make?

I like to make things.  Maybe you do too? I am working in the shop today and sewing in the ends of this blanket.  I started it ages ago and have put it aside to do book things and…

Pip-Life

:: More From The Make! Hey! Shoot…

Here are some more photos from the booky shoot!  Make! Hey! While The Sun Shines will be out at the end of October!  It is one of a pair.  Part One of a SET!  I am about to start…

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:: Blog Of Note…

Wow! Thanks so much to Blogger for declaring me a Blog of Note. I am super chuffed! If you are new to my blog I would like to say WELCOME! And thank you for clicking over! I hope we…

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:: Book Club Task :: Pride and Prejudice

  Are you reading Pride and Prejudice with us?! It’s really not too late to start… You should see how blinking SLOWLY I am reading…. Sheesh. This week’s task is to watch some of ‘Lost in Austen’. I know.…

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:: Sneak Peek : Omit The Bear?

Well. You know that I usually don’t show you the projects before the book comes out. But while no one is looking, take a peek at the Summer Camp Wall Pockets. This is designed to hang on your wall…