This was such a fun exchange to do! I got Cathy as my recipient and enlisted the help of some lovely Aussie blogging and BB friends to suggest Australian authors. This was the result:
I hope Diane of LHN doesn't mind when one of her designs gets changed this much! It's The Bookshelf but rather altered! Here's the back:
There's a bias towards children's authors as Cathy is a Children's Services Librarian. I also added (Kerry) Greenwood and (Sara) Douglass as my two favourite Aussie authors.
It's not as flat as I would have liked as I had no thick wadding and had to stuff it instead. It's stitched 1 over 1 on 28ct Platinum linen. I'm so glad you like it Cathy!
(I had to include some of my own old children's books in the photos!)