Quilts

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Japanese Tea Set 1

This quilt was made for the 2016 SAQA Benefit Auction. A photograph of a Japanese Tea set was manipulated in Photoshop to create a sharp image which was then burnt into a thermofax screen. Then printed onto some indigo dyed shibori fabric and quilted Quilt Size [...]

A New Obsession

  This was my very first attempt a beading on fabric which was started in a Nancy Eha class. I was soon obsessed and spent many hours continuing this habit. Arthritic hands have slowed me down but now I still love the textural element of beads [...]

Ocean Dream

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Designed to reflect the movement and colour of the ocean Layered hand dyed cotton and silk organza heavily embellished with had stitched beads. 2009 Quilt Size - 100cm x 100cm (40" x 40") Price - $1000 For more information or to purchase this quilt, [...]

Growth

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I wanted to think about all the shades of green I could and made a piece of felt using the wet felt method and then embellished it with leaves and the names of different shades of green. Then the vines started growing on the piece and leaves [...]

Everywhere

  This quilt was made for the Exhibition - Beneath the Southern Sky It is a collage piece of hand dyed and printed fabrics relating to the Australian desert colours. The overlay design is a verse from the original song - Ive Been Everywhere Man by Geoff Mack [...]

Japanese Love

  This quilt was made from recycled kimonos purchased in Kyoto. The stamps and motifs were inspired also by Japanese elements. The overlay design is the Japanese symbol for love. Quilt Size - 100cm x 105cm (40" x 42") Price - $1700 2014 For [...]

Hexagons are Taking Over

Everywhere I go - quilters are working on hexagons. I just needed to see what the fuss is all about. These were made with my own hand dyed and painted fabrics . Hexagons are 1" hand stitched and machine quilted 2016 Quilt Size - 18cm x 25cm (7" x 10") Price [...]

Orvieto Memories

  Quilt was started while I was teaching in the beautiful Italian village of Orvieto. All the fabrics in this quilt were created from white fabric using a variety of surface design techniques such as dyeing, painting, rubbing, stamping and foiling. The overlay design was a semicircular wrought iron frame [...]

Party Time

This quilt originally was designed to be a random placement of fabrics. It has one simple block design in two sizes.  When it was finished it lacked something. A random piece of orange hand dyed fabric jumped out and 'demanded' to be added to the quilt so pieces were cut out and [...]

Blue Corridor

Quilt inspired by the beauty of Anton Gaudi's Casa Battlo building in Barcelona. The corridor in the attic has beautiful lines and draws you in to following the path A photo was manipulated to create a monochromatic colour scheme of 9 shades of blue. The tile design of Gaudi's [...]