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Quick IPad Cover

I've just upgraded my iPad in time for my trip to Morocco. As it is a new model there weren't many choices available for a cover and paying nearly $200 for a leather sleeve which looked like plastic was just silly. I was going to use a bit of felt as a temporary measure for the [...]

By | 2017-08-23T19:50:37+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Blog|

Indigo Hexagons

I am making samples for my Indigo Shibori & Beyond workshop where we make lots of beautiful fabrics and then make something with them. I decided to make some hexagons although I have never been a fan of the pretty Grandmothers Garden type of quilt. I admire the work and I quite like the actual [...]

By | 2017-07-30T18:23:47+00:00 July 30th, 2017|Blog, Indigo & Shibori|

Indigo and Stencilling

I have just returned from a two day workshop with Bryan Whitehead on Indigo and Katazome stencilling. I thought I knew a bit about indigo but listening to Bryan talk about his 20+ year journey through the intricacies of Indigo dyeing I knew I had not touched the surface of knowledge about this incredible plant [...]

By | 2017-07-26T16:16:41+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Blog|

Review – Deborah Louie – Online Machine Quilting Class

I was recently asked to review Deborah Louie's new online class. https://youtu.be/vEYJxd9WkH0 Deb is a renowned award winning Australian machine quilter. She quilts on domestic machines and her teaching schedule is constantly booked out. I have watched her teach and demonstrate many times and am always impressed at how easy she makes it all [...]

By | 2017-05-14T08:14:27+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Blog|

Solo Exhibition

I have realised I didn't do a post about my exhibition. I've done an article for Down Under Textiles magazine which will come out in August. I posted a video but it was a bit wobbly so I've revised it and posted it on You Tube or you can watch it here. I have [...]

By | 2017-11-06T14:31:29+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Blog|

Art Foamies Stamps

If It Doesn't Move - STAMP It! Stamping with ArtFoamies ArtFoamies Stamps are durable, bold foam stamps designed for use on many surfaces. They can be used with acrylic paints, inksand glazes. Each ArtFoamies Stamp comes with a freewashable, reusable StampBuddy pad. Sized to fit the stamp, the StampBuddy ensures even distribution of paint to get clean, crisp prints; it is [...]

By | 2017-04-11T21:50:11+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Art Foamies Stamps|

Cityscape Workshop

A quilt that just sort of grew out of nothing is now a really fun workshop. It combines a few different techniques to create an original cityscape White fabric is painted with good quality fabric paints in a landscape type colour scheme. Once painted the fabric is stitched into a tube and then cut into [...]

By | 2017-02-27T09:43:58+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Blog|

Continuing the Tradition

One of the highlights of my recent Japan Tour was a visit to the monthly market at the Kitano Tenmangu Temple which is held on the 25th of each month. I love scrambling around flea markets so a Japanese version was going to be an incredible adventure. There was of course a fabulous range [...]

By | 2017-02-13T16:01:06+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Blog|

Quilt Labels

I hate doing labels - even more than trying to work out Artist Statements but over the years I have come up with a quick and simple method I used to do a nice little block in Word with my name , country and date and even remembered to leave room for the name of [...]

By | 2017-02-06T11:12:31+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Blog|

Book Making

I'm a great fan of Linda and Laura Kemshall who produce Design Matters TV This is a subscription service and they produce high quality videos every week. I've been a subscriber for years and look forward to their wide variety of topics every week. Laura recently demonstrated making small books from scratch and I [...]

By | 2017-01-14T08:01:48+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Blog|