New work

This 12″x 12″ journal quilt was just finished. The appliqued shapes started as a separate piece of embroidery but being all olive colours, I thought it was a bit dull so I cut it up into these rectangular pieces. I had trouble finding a suitable background – tried it against many different colours but wasn’t […]

Print & dye workshop

Had an enjoyable time on Saturday, tutoring a workshop on scrunch layer dyeing, sun printing, discharging, shiva sticks & various print techniques with a group of hard working ATASDA ladies at our local learning centre. Above: a couple of my demo pieces – left: a thermofax print and right: a sunprint which I have overprinted […]

Another journal quilt & more

My newest journal quilt which I will post on the 3 Creative Studios Flickr Group. It’s one piece of fabric – started out as a print. The flowers are made from paper towel used for moping up dispersal dye. I’ve cut them into shapes, used them for printing on polyester fabrics, then glued them to […]

New stuff & some interesting mail

This is one of the quilts I’ve been working on – it’s quilted but hasn’t been bound yet and still needs some embellishment. As I’m not really a quilter, I feel I need some practice with putting a quilt together, quilting and finishing but I won’t be doing any very intricate, traditional work. I am […]

Christmas Greetings

I’ve been putting it off as long as possible but now I really have to get ready for Christmas. It’s our turn to have DH’s side of the family at our place in the evening, which is a lot of people. Lunch will be at our daughter’s home with my parents and our other daughter […]