were to be found at the An Moonen lecture on the history of Dutch Quilts & Textiles yesterday. This wonderful lecture was a Victorian Quilt Study Group event organised by their Convener, Janet O’Dell. Without Janet this would not have happened, so Thank You, Janet. After An’s talk we had a lovely afternoon tea and… Read More All the Usual Suspects
to 2012. The unseasonably cool weather we’ve been having in Victoria has enabled me to spend some time in my studio, and so far in the first 2 weeks I’ve sent 4 quilts off to Margaret to be quilted. Now, they’re not exciting quilts, they’re what I call Utility quilts. Quilts to use everyday, that… Read More A busy start . . .
Just a quick update on what I’ve been up to. When I started moving rooms during Easter all machine sewing got put aside and that meant my not quite finished red & white star quilt which I started in March. I also left my sewing machine on the table it was on plugged in as… Read More Sewing machine in reverse!
Having found my lost project, “Geese Crossing” I’m keen to get it moving again, so last night I ran up some new freezer paper templates. As mentioned in a previous post, up until I learned the freezer paper foundation piecing method, I just couldn’t see any reason I’d be interested in foundation piecing. I’ve seen… Read More Geese Crossing found
I’ve got all my blocks for this quilt done, cut all the setting squares & triangles and now its setting them out before I sew it all together. I’ll probably do a dark red or blue binding when its time.
I spent the afternoon helping my friend Margaret get her new website up and running. Margaret’s been quilting for a long time and has in the last few years set up her long-arm quilting business. Always good to know a professional quilter, especially someone who lives so close by. Last year she quilted two of… Read More Quilt Station
Well it’s more than half way through May and this is only my fourth post and only one image. I’m working on 6 quilts at the moment. A Robyn Falloon medallion quilt I started around 2000 – Needleturn applique A Flying Geese quilt started in 2006 at Threadbear, and still missing in action while moving… Read More Nearly Winter!