Friday, January 25, 2013


It's finally here! The DVD I did with Quilters Companion  magazine is out now. 
And to celebrate and spread the joy I have ten copies of the mag and dvd to give away. Just leave a comment on this post and I'll draw the winners next week.Only open to Australian quilters because of the weight and postage.

The dvd will take you through the making of my Deco Lamp wallhanging with lots of handy hints about my way of tackling foundation piecing.

The full size foundations and instructions are in the magazine - issue 59 which has lots of other great projects as well including one from my friend Megan from Material Obsession.

This is the wallhanging or it could be the start of something bigger!
So leave me a comment and who knows what might happen!
Happy Australia Day to all Aussie quilters.

Monday, January 14, 2013

New year awaits

During 2012 I have been working on lots of different projects. Mostly class quilts for this coming year. Here's a selection....
 Sunflower - reproduction scrappy flowers with lots of scraps in the sashing

 Snowballs - foundation pieced at random with a fabulous big print border

The centre of this top started life as a linen table cloth with embroidery and a very large blank centre. It just called out for some applique (the vase etc) then I couldn't resist some tiny hexagons!
 Zoom in to see how the hexagons echo the embroidery. Finally a vintage curtain fabric border.
 This is Hatchet but I don't seem to have a finished pic. It's all pinned and ready for quilting too

 Piecing, applique, curves and foundation piecing - it's all here.

Summer school project for Hobbysew next week. 
  And this is a sneak peak at a quilt coming out in April Homespun - scrappy again.
Can you see a theme here?
Anyway I'm ready and rearing to go for this year's classes with lots of new projects.
Hope I see you somewhere soon! Check out my CLASSES list on the sidebar.