Exhibition photos

Thank you  for all the encouraging comments on my last post. Here we are at the opening night – below: Rivka’s great food. None left by the end of the evening!  Genesis in the Hills is owned and run by Ita & Rivka who are very community minded and love to support the arts, especially […]

Better now?

This is the quilt from my last post which I was going to cut up and re-assemble. I ended up cutting out the middle section only and adding in a new rectangle using some of the left over fabrics. I also added the squares around the border – I had been saving these for ages, […]

Family Christmas

Well, daughter Renee went back to Japan last night, after a busy 2 week visit, the decorations have been put away and I guess we’re back to normal now. We had a great Christmas lunch at Kathleen’s house and then in the evening we had over 40 people at our house. I was too busy […]


These lovely & totally unexpected goodies arrived in the post today from Judy in SA. I was so surprised and very touched by her generosity. Thank you Judy! You can see more of her beautiful creations on her blog. I’d also like to thank everyone who left such caring and supportive comments on my previous […]

Black on Black

This is a section of a piece that is 15 x 35cms on the theme of Black is Black. Its the 2nd of a series for our Designing Women exhibtion in November. The 1st, posted earlier, was A Whiter Shade of Pale. It actually has touches of red and siver in it but the colour […]

Tokoname Pottery Village

I arrived home from Japan Wednesday night but too busy getting organised for my workshop (today) to post before. All the pics are at The Tokoname pottery village near Nagoya. Above: both daughters. We had a lovely day wandering around – lots of little shops, old traditional houses, kilns and fantastic paths and walls made […]

Back to work

Daughter Renee returned to Japan last week. We will miss her but hope she can visit again in May. So now there’s no excuse – back to work for me. I’m entering a scarf competition where you receive a white paj silk scarf and embellish it how ever you like. Below: an experimental one I […]