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Squared Up

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  This quilt was one of my first to use multiple fabric textures. Only purples and green fabrics were used but a wide variety of fabric types including silk, cotton , linen, rayon, hessian and many others. Simple layout design and machine quilted with metallic thread in an organic design by [...]

Where Did the Time Go?

This quilt conveys the message of a demonstration of how a simple growth chart can make you realise that time has passed. Designed as an entry for A Matter of Time Exhibition Hand dyed cotton fabric was pieces and overpainted with the door frame and chart markings. Overlay of a silhouette in hand dyed [...]

Gaudi Star

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Quilt was inspiredly the mosaics by Anton Gaudi in Park Guell in Barcelona. The screen printed design on all the fabric was based on the paving stones also designed by Gaudi. The star motif was then quilted onto the piece and then overpainted with transparent fabric paints to allow the [...]

Australian Spirit

Australian Spirit was inspired by the colours of the Australian Outback. Sometimes green and lush and sometimes dry and harsh. The quilt was made of a wide variety of textured, painted and dyed fabrics to accentuate the varieties of textures also found. Size 70cm x 85cm (28" x 34") Price $950 2014 [...]

Beneath the Surface

Quilt was inspired by the movement of water and the objects that float in the current. It is made of hand dyed silk noil and cotton which has been curved pieced and a contrasting pieces inserted into the top. Quilting was done free motion style and then beads and [...]

Bushfire Sunset

This quilt was inspired by the colours and devastation of the bushfires which ravage Australia every summer. The original photo was broken up into a grid and then into 9 different shades of yellow through to red. Each 6 block was created as a collage of different fabric and then pieced together. [...]

Barcelona Sunset

This quilt was inspired by the architecture of Anton Gaudi in Barcelona and the Modernista tile designs of the 1900s. A single piece of hand dyed fabric was cut and pieced to create the background. A tile design was then quilted over the top and then hand painted with fabric [...]

Barcelona Modernista

This quilt was inspired by the colours and shapes of the ceramic tiles which were developed in Barcelona around 1900. It was called the Modernista style. The hand dyed background fabric is cotton sateen and it was then quilted with a repeating tile design which was then hand painted with fabric paints. Tile [...]