ATCs & swaps

I made 12 ATCs for swapping at the March Designing Women meeting on Saturday and below my Christmas decoration for another swap – I was a little late with that one! 

February is Orange…

It’s time for ROY G BIV again already (stands for the colours of the rainbow) The idea is to post 5 photos for the challenge each month.  The 2nd month, Feb, is O for orange. For links to the other blogs taking part, visit the blogs of Julie B Booth & Jennifer Coyne Qudeen.     Photo 1. Banksia […]

What I’ve been up to…

                                This fabric collage was in my recent exhibition and has now gone to a new home. I had quite a few sales so the exhibition was well worth doing but next time I’d like to have a series of work ready – […]

It’s Australia Day today

My exhibition finishes next Sunday so I thought I’d show a few pieces from it. These are all done with heat transfer dyes, one of my favourite print techniques, and machine stitching. the 1st 2 are framed pieces & are now sold. The long quilted wall hanging might end up on my wall.   Now that […]

January’s colour is Red

  I’m taking part in a blog hop: searching for ROY G BIV (colours of the rainbow)  It starts this month with red, so I went through my photos & found these. It’s organised by by and Julie B Booth Check out the links for more red things – there are some interesting blogs […]

Exhibition photos

Here are some photos of the opening evening of ‘Flourish’ at Genesis in the Hills vegetarian café/restaurant. We had a lovely group of people attend, the weather was perfect, delicious food provided by Kathleen and quite a few red dots. January is probably not the best time to do this sort of thing so I’m very happy […]

My exhibition opens in a week!

Flourish will open next Sunday at my daughter’s restaurant, Genesis in the Hills. January will be her last month in charge so I’m happy to be her last exhibitor. We would be pleased to see you at the opening or call in during opening hours during January. They have also have cakes & coffee, vegetarian […]

I’m in print!

       I received my copy of Textile Fibre Forum this week with my article in it. I’m very happy with how it looks. Thank you Marie-Therese! Below: my 4 tea towel fabrics arrived from Spoonflower too – they just need hemming but not sure if they’ll all be tea towels – almost too nice. […]

catching up

I managed to get in another gelli printing session last week – some leaf prints & purchased stencils.  Photo 2 is done with kale seed pods. I made a thermofax screen from a photocopy of them too (below) Haven’t had a chance to print it yet. a new fabric collage which will be mounted onto a canvas […]

Garden visitor

 We’ve had an unusual visitor to our garden (above) He’s been several times to hunt for insects to eat – not sure what type of bird he is. Our new grapevine has some tiny grapes appearing and should provide some shade this summer.