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Madeleine of Made By Mosey is using her craft super powers for good and raffling off this quilt to help the devastated people of East Africa. The quilt, measuring approximately 140cm x 115cm is made from all-linen vintage tea towels, with a vintage cotton backing and natural bamboo batting. Donate here at Unicef, comment on her blog about your donation, and Madeleine will draw out a winner on the evening of Wednesday 31st August. What a fabulous initiative! Go get donatin’.

Today marks the beginning of a massive Notemaker sale at 1000 Pound Bend in Little Lonsdale St. It runs until Sunday and will surely feature many awesome products from their stable of chic stationery suppliers like Moleskine, MMMG, Rhodia and more. Details here.

Lucy Feagins is to be part of a Melbourne Spring Fashion Week panel talking about blogs and new online media. Tickets and more details can be found here, and the panel also features Billie Iveson, fashion and beauty editor of RUSSH Magazine.

Feeling like you want to step away from the computer/sewing machine/desk for a day? Sue Hile has started a national women’s adventure website and tour company, and has this Melbourne-based ‘Amazing Race’-style event coming up. The race is not about how fast you are – it’s designed to test communication within a group, time management, problem solving skills and your ability to prioritise. All the details can be found here

Maryann Talia Pau and her group The Pacific Women’s Weaving Circle is having an installation based on Pacific Trade: Occupation & Exchange at Alphaville in Fitzroy from Sept 7. They will also be running free weaving workshops on Saturday 10 September at Alphaville and will have some beautiful Melbourne made Pacific craft on sale by some of our amazing and talented weavers.

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