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Rose Hughes Class

Last Friday I took a class with Rose Hughes on adding hand stitching to quilts to give them texture and dimension.
We all started practice pieces to experiment with color and stitches. 152 more words


Trinity NL - Art Quilt

I woke this morning thinking about a new art quilt – initially I thought I’d do one of Trinity NL showing the village, but the photos I took weren’t interesting enough to warrant the amount of work an art piece like this involves. 357 more words


The Art of Science: Radical Elements

Soft materials meet hard science in Radical Elements, an exhibition at the National Academy of Sciences featuring 40 contemporary art quilts, each inspired by a different element from the periodic table. 290 more words

The Art Of Science


Lost in the heat in my studio. Summer never has agreed with my quilting. It is just too hot. It has certainly not stopped my ability to buy fabric though.  7 more words


Loughman Longings - A Masterclass with Gloria Loughman

What an incredible week!   3 full days with the most wonderful, Internationally acclaimed Australian art quilter GLORIA LOUGHMAN!

Reddy Arts was able to secure a Regional Arts Development grant via Moreton Bay Council to get Gloria to teach us in Brisbane, Queensland. 177 more words

Textile Art

Moscow Quilt Show and The Bride

In other international news… I can report that one of my quilts was selected to go to Moscow for the Moscow quilt show. The title for the International Competition was ‘Unfulfilled Dreams’ and the subject of my piece was a bride. 170 more words



When Art Quilts first burst upon the scene in the 1970’s, most artists followed the convention used in traditional quilts of using a border for their work.   211 more words

Art Quilts