Textile Art @ Millrose

Tuesday 17th February was the kick off date  for the ‘Making Art With Textiles’ workshop at the beautiful Millrose Quilting and Gallery in Ballan, Victoria.  https://www.millrosecottage.com.au/quilting. It was fabulous to be teaching at this inspiring venue and to start the first of ongoing classes, there were 9 participants in the first workshop.  I was delighted … More Textile Art @ Millrose

Delizia Floreale

Dear readers I’ve been working on a new quilt design over the past 6 months. At the same time coincidently,  I have been attending Italian lessons, so I have named the quilt ‘Delizia Floreale’  which in Italian means ‘Floral Delight’.  The title reflects my love of working with floral themes and the medallion in this … More Delizia Floreale

‘A Change of Heart’

Definition – “Triptych” has come to us from the Greek “triptychos,” formed by combining “tri-” (“three”) and “ptyche” (“fold” or “layer”). Although “triptych” originally described a specific type of Roman writing tablet that had three hinged panels, it makes sense that the word was adopted first for a three-paneled painting, and then to include anything … More ‘A Change of Heart’

Warm and Cosy

Quote “Surely everyone is aware of the divine pleasures which attend a wintry fireside; candles at four o’clock, warm hearthrugs, tea, a fair tea-maker, shutters closed, curtains flowing in ample draperies to the floor, whilst the wind and rain are raging audibly without.” – Thomas de Quincey Dear readers A timeless quote from Thomas de … More Warm and Cosy

Textile Collage

Dear readers Building on the ‘Sewn Heart’ series I have recently been commissioned to work on some additional stitched collage pieces. Work is currently in progress and I am really enjoying the process of creating surface textures and dimensions by layering and patchworking fabrics and fibres together with stitching and embroidery. I have included snippets … More Textile Collage