“Fiona’s Flowers”

Patchwork quilt I was asked by renowned quilt teacher – and friend – Barbara Chainey to be one of the testers for her new book Fast Quilts from Fat Quarters. The premise was to use a specific cutting plan for fat quarters and then to design a quilt from the pieces. I took inspiration from a bunch of spring flowers, […]

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“Edward’s Bears”

Patchwork quilt I made this quilt for my nephew for his ‘big boy’ bed! I was interested to see what happened if you used a feature fabric as a background and blenders for the blocks. Made with commercial fabrics only. Quilted on my domestic sewing machine with a diagonal grid. Year 2003 Size 52″ x 52″(132 cm x 132 cm) […]

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“Eve In The Woods”

Patchwork quilt This quilt was made for an online friend who had been very ill. Commercial and hand-dyed fabrics with hand-written and inkjet printed messages for strength, recovery and happiness. Quilted free-hand on my domestic sewing machine with meandering, leaves and small woodland creatures. Year 2002 Size 66″ x 66″(168 cm x 168 cm) Series or Collection n/a Designed by […]

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“I Shall Weep No More for the Lost in their Water Graves”

Patchwork wall-hanging Representing the golden pyramids of Atlantis sinking beneath the waves, this wall-hanging was an experiment to try out bargello piecing, and to see how quickly I could make a quilt. (Answer: not as quickly as I’d hoped.) Commercial fabrics including batiks. Machine quilted on my domestic sewing machine with a vermicelli seaweed design. Year 2002 Size 64″ x […]

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“Love Hearts for Louisa”

Patchwork quilt This small quilt was made for my niece’s Christening and features the same tree of life design from my nephew’s quilt with pieced blocks and additional continuous line designs by Hari Walner. Made with commercial fabrics only. Quilted free-hand on a domestic sewing machine. Year 2002 Size 38″ x 42″(97 cm x 107 cm) Series or Collection n/a […]

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“Tree Of Life Cot Quilt”

Wholecloth quilt This small quilt made for my nephew’s Christening was my first attempt at free-motion quilting anything larger than a sample square. (Nothing like starting with a challenge!) The quilting pattern is a wholecloth continuous line design by Hari Walner. Made with commercial fabrics. Quilted free-hand on a domestic sewing machine. Year 1998 Size 36″ x 42″ (91 cm […]

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