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posted by on Patch n Quilt

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I love working on new patterns – who doesn’t.  I was asked to come up with something small involving Birds!  Patch n Quilt is the shop that I will be running this private workshop at.  Of course, what better place to think, choose fabric, design and prep  – than the actual shop which has now become […]

JOY – the quilt

Jan
2016
25

posted by on JOY the quilt

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I’ve just finished working on JOY – my latest quilt.  I had seen a quilt on the Sturbridge Museum website and wanted to use it as inspiration.  Of course when I finished JOY it was nothing at all like the original quilt – but that happens all the time when I design.  What i start […]

posted by on Birds Eye View, Classes at Material Obsession, Joy Quilt

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I will be teaching Birds Eye View at Material Obsession, 72 Roseby Street, Drummoyne on the weekend of 13 and 14 February.  You can book your spot online at: www.materialobsession.com.au I have also been working on some new quilts. I decided to go with something bright and cheerful – and came up with this. It […]

posted by on Auntie Greens Garden, Choc Mint Sundae, Confetti, Eva Grace, Melon Lime and Bitters, Uncategorized, Workshops - USA

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Next stop – Manchester, New Hampshire I was invited by The Quilters Gathering to run three workshops – two one day classes – Eva Grace and Melon, Lime and Bitters and a two day class – Confetti. I expected it to be cold in Manchester after Houston – but was pleasantly surprised to find the […]

posted by on Botanika, Houston Quilt market and festival

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And what a fabulous trip that was – one whole month (and a tad more) travelling around the US, teaching, having fun, with some relaxation along the way. My first stop was Houston for market and festival. Houston is always fun… a time to make new connections and catch up with old friends. The embassy […]

posted by on Botanika, Choc Mint Sundae, Confetti, Eva Grace, Houston Quilt Festival, Melon Lime and Bitters, Workshops - USA

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I will be in the US in October and November 2015 running needleturn applique workshops.  All classes will include preparing your blocks using a light box – NO templates – as well as various methods of needleturn applique. I have now finalised my US teaching schedule and here it is: Houston Quilt Festival  Friday 30 […]

A Paradise of Birds

Jul
2015
03

posted by on A Paradise of Birds, Patch n Quilt

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I finally managed to get my act together and complete Month 1 of this Block of the Month.  I started this quilt last year – had all the birds stuck down – took it to the US when I had my “sabbatical” there – but never got around to completing it.  I did however finish […]

posted by on Focus on Applique

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I had a fabulous time in Sydney for the quilt show – went with Margaret and Jennifer and did the road trip thing!!  Lots of happy hours spent with friends as well as lots of socialising with Sydney friends.  We left on Thursday last week by car and it rained ALL THE WAY!!  And they […]

posted by on Houston Quilt market and festival, Irene Blanck trunk show, Workshops

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As most of you are aware – I’m sure I’ve mentioned it many many times!!! – I will be teaching in Houston this year.  I was very lucky to be accepted in the “faculty” of tutors this year.  I’ll be teaching a reverse applique workshop using one of the blocks from my quilt – Botanika. […]

Calendar Update

May
2015
29

posted by on Botanika, Clamshells, Classes @ Patch n Quilt, Classes @ Treehouse Textiles, Eva Grace, Flowering Snowball, Houston Quilt Festival, Irene Blanck trunk show, Message in a bottle, Miz Kelly, The Applique Guild of Australia, Workshops for 2015

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I get asked quite often where I’m teaching.  So here’s my teaching schedule for this year.  Of course I still have some gaps in my calendar that I’d love to fill with workshops.  So let your quilt shops and guilds know that I am available!! So here are some calendar notes. Saturday 27 June 2015: […]

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