“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 […]

“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. […]

“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 […]

“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 […]

“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 […]

“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 […]