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Maree Pigdon - Sewing Connections

Are you struggling to find time for sewing? Are you stressed and lacking work/life balance, direction, fulfilment or feel like you need help with a particular challenge you keep having in your life?

Having your own Personal Life Coach can mean the difference between fulfilling your life dreams and sewing potential or not..

I highly recommend it not just because Jacqueline is my daughter but because I have her to personally thank for helping me with the following achievements just to name a few!

  • Starting a new sport at 56 years of age & loving it!
  • Getting fit, healthier, losing a dress size and win my very first 2 Australian Silver Medals at the Indoor Rowing Championships!
  • Become more organised, efficient and live in the moment that I now have a lovely social life and excellent work/life balance while still running my business full time!
  • Implement new business strategies to give my students and customers more value and create an enhanced service via my new found energy, special offers and a greater understanding my students needs
  • I now have an online store so I make sales while I sleep!
  • And I simply feel happier in myself, more confident, peaceful and fulfilled than ever before..

Get yourself Australia’s No.1 Existentialist Spiritual Life Coach!

Jacqueline Pigdon at Jina Life provides UNIQUE COACHING PROGRAMS that are literally AS UNIQUE AS YOU ARE! By combining Personal Life, Relationship, Business and Executive Coaching techniques with Spiritual Insights they can tell YOU exactly what is holding YOU back from reaching your full potential in every area of your life, how to maximise your RESULTS, get onto your right path, gain direction, reduce your stress levels, obtain work/life balance, get that promotion, love yourself and your life, GET HAPPY and ultimately feel peaceful and fulfilled within...

By having your very own Personal Life Coach you will

  • Make time to sew and unleash your creativity!
  • Get clear on what it is you really want in your life
  • Determine how to close the gap between where you are now and where you'd like to be
  • Dramatically increase your motivation and confidence levels
  • Receive unique insights to yourself
  • Develop new empowering habits
  • Achieve results much more rapidly than you would on your own
  • Stop negative habits and cycles occurring in your life
  • Make dramatic improvement in any of these areas and more - Relationships, Self-esteem, Career, Financial, Weight loss, Health and wellness.
  • Be supported, encouraged and challenged by a coach who is 100% committed to you and your goals!
  • And I simply feel happier in myself, more confident, peaceful and fulfilled than ever before..



Are you looking for FABULOUS FABRIC’S?

I love shopping for fabric at JOYS FABRIC WAREHOUSE in Geelong!

Joy offers a huge range of craft cottons, 100% cotton homespun, wide width quilt backing, battings for the quilter and an impressive range of dress and dance time fabrics all at warehouse prices including: disco sequins, organza, satins, netting and tulle, nylon and cotton spandex, printed and plain polyesters, chiffon, cottons, poplins, fancy knits, plain knits, denim, wools, fleecy and polar fleece, racks of ribbing, linings, interfacings, calico and muslin, winter and summer weights throughout the year and even trims and haberdashery.

Whether you're looking for knits or wovens, fancy or plain, local and loyal customers know it's the first stop shop for fabric bargains. The majority of my garments are made from Joy’s fabric’s.

Fabrics from $1.00mt make it "sew" easy for groups or individuals to stick to a budget for costumes, decorating or wearing.

New stock arrives weekly and Joy's customers know if they are looking for that something special or unique and reasonably priced, it can be found at JOYS.

Address: 168 Moorabool St, Geelong, VICTORIA 3220

Ph: (03) 5222 1440
Melway Ref No: 452 B4
Fax: (03) 5222 1440
E-mail: Michael and Joy:mijoruda@bigpond.net.au
Hours: Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:00pm Saturday 9:30am to 2:00pm
Joys Fabric Warehouse Website!

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  • "I have sewn items with Maree that I didn’t think possible. From a formal dress, a ballroom dancing outfit to magnificent patchwork bags. Maree is a teaching genius!"
    Tiffany Mc Intosh –
    Grovedale, Australia.
  • "People ask me why I travel so far to learn how to sew? The answer I give is simple. I wanted to learn from the best and am being taught by a master! "
    Dezi –
    Solicitor, Melbourne
  • "I feel very lucky indeed to be able to be part of Maree’s sewing classes – so enjoyable and informative, fun and companionable. It is a pleasure to come to Rosewood Cottage at Mount Duneed, as it is such a beautiful, peaceful setting. The best thing about Maree’s classes is her knowledge and enthusiasm!"
    Jenni Wackett -
    South Geelong
  • "Maree always makes you feel very welcome and has lots of time for everybody in class. She is a great teacher and explains very well so you can understand. Plus Maree doesn’t mind telling you again if you didn’t quite get it the first time. "
    Betty Dunn -
    Newcomb, Australia