Monthly Archives: May 2010

Asylum quilt story

The inspiration for this quilt came from a need to get some quilting practice on my brand new longarm machine.  The February 2008 flooding had me at home for a few days.  For some time I had been keeping every … Continue reading

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2009 Fraser Coast Show entry, First place and Champion quilt

This quilt was a commission for Pipsqueek web designs.  I designed and constructed it using gorgeous Robert Kaufman oriental fabrics with gold accents on a simple neutral background pattern.  I love star quilts and enjoyed the challenge of drafting the … Continue reading

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Marina’s peony and crane quilt, 2010 Childers Show First place and Champion quilt

Marina gave me an opportunity to “quilt as desired” with her beautiful peony and crane quilt.  The flowers were appliqued using blanket stitch that changed colours to match the flower colours, and large needle turned leaves were also added to … Continue reading

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Tracy’s horse show ribbon quilt, 2010 Fraser Coast Show First place and Champion quilt

My friend Tracy had won an astounding amount of ribbons in the Western Pleasure classes in the Wide Bay Burnett Region in 2008.   Her ribbons needed to be displayed in a way that was also useful, not stuck in a drawer … Continue reading

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Hello world!

I began quilting from a very humble beginning.  I had bought a book of curtain fabric from a remnants bin back in the 1990’s.  Looking back on it, they where ghastly fabrics, but I had found a “bargain” and wanted … Continue reading

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