Barry J.

Dear readers April was such a busy and somewhat crazy month with many activities on the go. I realised I haven’t posted any updates for a while but rest assured I have been creative nonetheless. I started this birthday project for my little nephew Barry J. in March at the Stawell Quilters Retreat at Cave … More Barry J.

Amy Grace

Dear readers This week I completed this birthday project for a special little lady in our lives Amy Grace. She loves all things purple so working with the ‘All In A Row’ design I worked her favourite colours into this lovely pillow for her bed. Given that this will be in a child’s room I … More Amy Grace

All In A Row Pillow

The ‘All In A Row’ Pillow design has proved very popular. I have commenced classes on this project in November, and feedback includes that “it is a very enjoyable project to work on”. I am mindful with Christmas approaching that people get busier and though I have had requests to run workshops for this project … More All In A Row Pillow

Ticking Hearts

The excitement of opening the studio doors is gently quietening down and the sewing space is beckoning my attention. I have got myself back into the zone and have been busy working on a new project called ‘Ticking Hearts’. A departure from my usual bright colours and bold designs, however the subtlety of hearts appliquéd … More Ticking Hearts

A Floral Table Runner

I have just finished a new appliqué design for a table runner and it has come up a treat. The simplicity of this design, the colours and the little patchwork trim along the hem gives it a distinctive look and warm feel. Patterns, kits and workshops available soon. Cxx

All in a Row

Quote ” . . . .and the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was greater than the risk it took to bloom” Anais Nin How beautiful is the truth to these words and apt for my new project. I am busy with a new appliqué design called ‘All in a … More All in a Row

Vintage Squares

Quote – “But the kitchen will not come into its own again until it ceases to be a status symbol and becomes again a workshop. It may be pastel. It may be ginghamed as to curtains and shining with copper like a picture in a woman’s magazine. But you and I will know it chiefly by … More Vintage Squares

Wild Abandon

A colourful floral design that I have enjoyed developing using flowers, leaves and stems  in a naive artistic fashion. All cushions are backed with bright bold colours of similar hues to the cover design. Measurement approx. 22″ x 22″. Pattern currently available for $10 (AUD) plus postage and classes available by arrangement. Cushion completed with … More Wild Abandon