Thursday, 29 December 2016

Happy New Year everyone!

Thank you to everyone who has supported Dress A Girl Australia's endeavours in 2016. It was great working with all of you in helping make a difference in this world.

My wish for the new year is for everyone to feel happy and safe, good health and spread happiness, hope, peace. love and good cheer to all throughout the year and make this world a better place. Thank you.

Friday, 23 December 2016

Christmas Message

Gladness of Christmas : Hope
Spirit of Christmas : Peace
Heart of Christmas : Love

Wish this Christmas : A world of hope, peace and love where everyone is safe and free.

Have a Merry Christmas everyone!!

Feedback Dress Distribution #102A - School Supplies + Pre-schoolers

These pictures were taken this month when some of the small dresses (age between 3-4) plus school supplies (part of Dress Distribution #102 - July 2016) were distributed to kids of Hope International Philippines c/o Kerry Ann Tomas

To see larger and single images of the above, please click here.

Thank you to Kerry Ann Tomas for making this distribution of small dresses (age 3-4) possible as sometimes it is very difficult to gather kids of these ages and sizes and for sharing these pictures. Thank you. Much appreciated.

Donation #22 - Christmas 2016 Collection - from Tranquility Crafts

A parcel of 27 dresses I received today from Tranquility Crafts.
Thank you Tranquility Crafts.

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Donation #21 - Christmas 2016 Collection - from the Year 9 students of Kincumber High School NSW

The last parcel to arrive for the 2016 Christmas Collection is from the Year 9 Textile Students of Kincumber High School of NSW. This school project of the Year 9 students was organized and were guided by Colleen Stokeld.
Thank you to all the Year 9 students who worked diligently to make these dresses and to Colleen for guiding them. Much appreciated.

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Christmas Shop in my Facebook page

Have you completed your Christmas shopping? If you still are missing a few items and want one that can be treasured for a long time, check out my sale items in my Christmas shop in my facebook page. Check out my quilted advent calendars. I just sold yesterday the last of my 'Çhoo-choo train' advent calendar below and boy, was the little boy who received it so excited when he saw it-
but here is one with christmas lights which you can check from my christmas shop -
Or if you are after country-style raggedy kids my shop also have one -
 If you want a picture of the recipient of your christmas gift on a christmas stocking, check out my handmade christmas stockings -

If you want soft toys that your little boy or girl can easily cuddle, check these out - koalas  -
- kitties -
- doll pillows -
and teddy bears who were made to take care of our earth -
If none of the above interests you, then why dont you sponsor a dress. For $10.00-$12.00, you can make a change to the life of a needy child -
And lots more of handmade items made by me will be made available soon so come back regularly so you dont miss out especially for Christmas.

Click on any of the items above or click here to visit my shop.

All the proceeds from the sale of any of the handmade items in my shop will go to the funds of Dress A Girl Australia to help pay for the cost of running its campaign to provide clothing to the needy for the new year 2017. So check out my shop and help make a difference and make this world a better place. Thank you.

Donation #20 - Christmas 2016 Collection - from Colleen Mundt

The last missing parcel has finally been found. A parcel of 15 dresses with undies from Colleen Mundt.
With this parcel it brings my total to 139 dresses, 7 boys'sets and 4 girls'set of t-shirts and pairs of shorts.

Thank you Colleen for your generous donation. It is much appreciate.

Friday, 9 December 2016

Donation #19 - Christmas 2016 Collection - from Judy Ducrou

Donation #19 is a parcel of 5 dresses and 4 pairs of shorts/t-shirt set for girls from Judy Ducrou.
This parcel brings my total to 124 dresses, 7 boys' sets and 4 girls' sets for the Christmas collection.

Thank you to Judy for the dresses and girls' sets. Much appreciated.

All parcels in for Christmas collection

Except for one parcel which I think is still missing and needs a folllow-up with my local postoffice, I believe I have received all the parcels for the Christmas collection in my list of possible donors (those who requested for postal address). If I am missing anyone's parcel (missed listing down your name), please send me a message at

My heartfelt thanks to everyone for supporting my christmas collection. Much appreciated.

Donation #18 - Christmas 2016 Collection - from Monika

The last parcel I have received for the Christmas collection and full of Christmas goodies  is from Monika Osvald. It had 29 t-shirts, 2 packs of undies, 4 dresses and a bunch of teddy bears.
With the above parcel, it brings my total to 119 dresses and 7 boys' set.

Thank you Monica for your generous contributions. Thank you for your consistent support to Dress A Girl Australia's campaign to provide clothing to the disadvantaged. It is much appreciated. Thank you.

Donation #16 & #17 - Christmas 2016 Collection - from Denise and Carol

Last 2 parcels received for the Christmas collection 2016 are from Denise Scott and Carol Mead.
1) 6 dresses and 4 pairs of shorts from Denise -
 2) and 20 dresses from Carol Mead -
Thank you Denise and Carol for your contributions to Dress A Girl Australia's campaign to provide clothing to the needy especially at Christmas time. Much appreciated.

Donation #14 & #15 - Christmas 2016 Collection - from Jayne and Sue

Adding to my christmas collection are a couple of parcels from Jayne Hogan and Sue Pursche.
1) From Sue is a parcel of 12 dresses -
2) and from Jayne is a parcel of tote bags for my school collection, 8 t-shirts and 3 t-shirt dresses
Thank you Jayne and Sue for your generous donations. It is much appreciated.

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Donation #13 - Christmas 2016 Collection - 5 dresses from Lyn

Continuing on my task of acknowledging parcels received for the Christmas collection 2016, a parcel 5 dresses arrived two days ago from Lyn Granger.
Lyn, thank you for the dresses. Thank you for consistently supporting Dress A Girl Australia's campaign to provide clothing to the needy. Much appreciated.

With the above parcel received from Lyn, it brings my total to 74 dresses and 3 boys' set for the Christmas collection.

Donation #12 - Christmas 2016 Collection - from Year 10 Textiles Tech Class of Picnic Point High School NSW

Donation #12 is a parcel of 17 dresses from students of Picnic Point High school of NSW - Year 10 Textiles Technology Class of 2016. These dresses were made by the students assisted by Teriesa Thompson and Cheryl Wardrop. The 17 dresses are below -
made by the following students -
(1) Rhea Yan (2) Phoebe Payet (3) Tash Stengos (4) Nancy Nguyen (5) Simone Myers
(6) Bianca Favorito (7) Patricia Eata (8) Tani McCaw (9) Lauren Flanagan (10) Sydney Dinsdale
(11) Imogen Wallace (12) Rachel Iveli (13) Alyssa Rosanella (14) Hannah Floyd
(15) Tatiana Vasilj (16) Katelyn Wood (17) Jessica Hilley-Hulme.

Thank you and thank you to Teriesa and Cheryl for making this project possible. I will always look forward to your participating again in the future.

Donation #11 - Christmas 2016 Collection - Pairs of Shorts and a Skirt

Am starting to sew again and this time 2 pairs of shorts for boys and a small skirt to match with t-shirts I received from Sylvia Pommerening. The fabric I used for the pairs of shorts came from a donation by Monika Osvald and the material for the skirt is from my personal collection. the undies on this collection also came from Sylvia.
With this set, 3 smiles will definitely be added to planet Earth. Thank you to Sylvia and Monika.

Donation #10 - Christmas 2016 Collection - Five dresses from Prue

Donation #10 is a parcel of 5 dresses from Prue -
Thank you Prue, for your consistent support of Dress A Girl Australia's campaign to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children. It is much appreciated.

Donation #7, #8 & #9 - Christmas Collection 2016

It is time to acknowledge donations for the Christmas collection for 2016.
1) Donation #7 -  A parcel of undies, dress, t-shirts and a pair of shorts from Sylvia Pommerening -
 2) Donation #8 - A parcel of 4 dresses from Ann McGinnes -
 3) Donation #9 - A couple of dresses from Sophie Dargaville
Thank you to Sylvia, Ann and Sophie for their contribution to Dress A Girl Australia's Christmas Collection. Thank you for your support. Much appreciated.

Saturday, 3 December 2016

Parcels, for everyone's info.

I have been away for 2 weeks and just arrived today. To those who sent their parcels while I was away, please be patient as I try to sort out the parcels left behind by Australia Post in the last 2 weeks . I also received notification cards for about 3 parcels that were forwarded to Casula post office, I will only be able to pick them up on Monday, Dec 5. Thank you.