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Twisting Tree demo/tutorial

This one of my favourite teaching things.  The sewing is really straight forward but the effects can be amazing.

It begins with these drawings – with and without foliage. 348 more words

Textile Art

Skimming the surface

This is the second quilt in this series about hidden depths and the vastness of things. The first was called Thoughts and a few pearls of wisdom… 516 more words


New Adult Quilting Group, New Sewing Bee Class and Young Quilters Event.

Hi everyone,

I’m back from my Holidays and raring to go……

I’m currently as we speak getting ready for the Melbourne Festival which starts on Saturday. 365 more words

Simply Needlecraft

Off track

This is another piece which will be in our exhibition next year.  It’s a section of a larger work experimenting with colour value and movement. 

Textile Art

Otavalo revisited - next steps

Initial play with colours and gathering the fabrics –  time to dig into the plains. The colours have ended up a little different from the photo taken in the market however, I remember the vibrancy of colour of the whole market so that’s my inspiration. 9 more words

Textile Art

Stacks, Pickens and Pieces

Challenge 1: How do you package wool to meet the rug hookers and quilters markets without ruining the wool? 

Make sacrifices. Some are better than others. 151 more words