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About Me

I am Zoe.

I live in Perth, Australia, with some cats and a boy.

Crafting –
Currently, I like to sew and crochet.
In the past, I have liked cross stitch, jewellery making, knitting, and pottery.
In the future, I hope to learn macramé, silversmithing, and needle felting.

Cats –
I have three.
Maisie – 3 years old, Russian Blue, gorgeous, diabetic, queen of the house.
Daisy – 2 years old, NotARussian Blue, gorgeous, paranoid, obsessed with scrunched up paper.
Zelda – 1 year old, black, gorgeous, Daddy’s girl, obsessed with pestering Daisy.

Crazy –
Generalised anxiety disorder – aka worried about everything to a ridiculous level.
Previously agoraphobic. Maybe still a little bit.
Not on pills – just a lot of therapy.

I like giraffes. And I also like scarves.



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  1. elleturner4 / Oct 13 2012 8:32 pm

    Thanks for visiting my blog and for the like. Giraffes and scarves, apart from the rhyme factor, are both fine things to be fond of. 🙂

  2. Mary / Jul 24 2012 8:19 am

    Hi Zoe,

    Noticed you have a 720 Singer like mine. I wanted to know if you have bought any parts? I took mine to get it fix and they suggested I throw it away. But I would like to try to get the parts before I do put it in the trash. It’s not picking up the bobbin thread – they say its broken and parts are hard to find. Any suggestions, would be great!

    Mary C.
    You can email me at –

  3. bimbalo / Jun 24 2011 9:55 am

    I am bimbalo, live in Thailand, with two sons. I ‘m brogroll’s friend with ZoomEdible plant.
    My family have hobby handicraft, The domain name ( is due to expire on 07/22/2011.
    My sons began to grow,and we will not renew the Domain, as well as embroidery.
    If she wanted to look like embroidery. Maybe she will like it like cross stitch.

  4. Augustin / May 26 2011 2:24 am

    Dude. I also love to cross stitch. But I’ve not had time over the last year or two. My best piece was a poster size madonna and child for a friend’s nursery (weird choice, I know… but the loved it). Took me about 18 months! But it’s SO relaxing!

  5. Marielle / May 23 2011 4:51 am

    Hi! Since you like giraffes, I thought I would share a painting of a giraffe I just finished:

  6. Jennifer Saia / Mar 20 2011 8:20 am

    Zoe, do you cosider apron making a craft? I’m in your International craft swap, and I do have another option to make a very cool basket, but I thought I would ask first!!!

  7. Edith / Mar 7 2011 12:10 pm

    Love your blog Zoe! Followed the link from the SAFE forum. Would love to foster kitties but my old, senile tom cat would never allow it! So for now I just stalk your blog and imagine what a kitty cuddle would be like (myn is not a very affectionate creature – thank god for my puppy).

    ps. you should add the beautiful Zelda to your list of kitties 🙂

    • Zoe / Mar 7 2011 12:15 pm

      Thanks! Fostering is great fun, but I only have one at the moment and she’s very timid so she might be here for a while! And thanks for reminding me to add Zelda to the list, I didn’t even think of that! 😀

  8. Jenna / Nov 4 2010 11:57 pm

    Heh heh, now the 99F weather in November is making sense . . . =)

    • Zoe / Nov 5 2010 9:06 am

      Ha. Yeah, we’re quickly sliding into summer down here! Ick!

  9. buttercupcaren / Sep 27 2010 10:53 pm

    What a sweet about me page! Love that you love cats (I can’t live without them). Nice to ‘meet’ you!

    • Zoe / Sep 27 2010 10:55 pm

      Thank you! 🙂 Live would be mighty bland without my furry friends!

  10. Zahara / Sep 24 2010 5:24 am

    very nice, love your intro, poetic! Did you draw the pictures on this page? My mother loves giraffes.

    • Zoe / Sep 24 2010 9:33 am

      Thank you, my sister drew the pictures, she’s a wonderful artist. You can find her here. She only just started blogging so there’s not much there yet!

  11. teapotchronicles / Sep 24 2010 1:47 am

    Dude. I also love to cross stitch. But I’ve not had time over the last year or two. My best piece was a poster size madonna and child for a friend’s nursery (weird choice, I know… but the loved it). Took me about 18 months! But it’s SO relaxing!

    • Zoe / Sep 24 2010 2:22 am

      I totally agree about it being relaxing. I’ve cross stitched for 12 hours straight, I just go zen! I’ve never completed such a big piece though! Very impressive!

  12. fabi / Sep 24 2010 1:29 am

    Hi Zoe, nice place you have here. Your photos are very good. I also love flowers and gardens, there have been cats in my whole life, and there has been a boy -but a big one- for some time… I’m quite glad of finding your blog.

    • Zoe / Sep 24 2010 2:23 am

      Thank you, I’m happy to have you here!

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